Book Review: This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Title: This is Where I Leave You Author: Jonathan Tropper Publisher: Plume Publication Date: First published Aug. 6, 2010 ISBN: 9780452296367 Synopsis from Goodreads:The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family—including Judd’s mother, brothers, andContinue reading “Book Review: This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper”

Book Review: Virgil Wander by Lief Enger

*I received this book from the distributor in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Virgil Wander Author: Lief Enger Publisher: Grove Atlantic Press Publication Date: October 2, 2018 ISBN: 9780802128782 Synopsis from Goodreads:Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior.Continue reading “Book Review: Virgil Wander by Lief Enger”

The Home for Wayward Parrots by Darusha Wehm

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Home for Wayward Parrots Author: Darusha Wehm Publisher: NeWest Press Publication Date: May 1, 2018 ISBN: 9781988732275 Synopsis from Goodreads: Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. But when heContinue reading “The Home for Wayward Parrots by Darusha Wehm”

Review: Landwhale by Jes Baker

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Landwhale Author: Jes Baker Publisher: Seal Press Publication Date: May 8, 2018 ISBN: 9781580056816 Synopsis from Goodreads: Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types–a moveContinue reading “Review: Landwhale by Jes Baker”

The Break by Marian Keyes

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Break Author: Marian Keyes Publisher: Penguin, Michael Joseph Publication Date: September 7, 2017 ISBN: 9780718179724 Synopsis from Goodreads: Amy’s husband Hugh isn’t really leaving her. At least, that’s what he promises. He is just taking a break – from their marriage, theirContinue reading “The Break by Marian Keyes”

Review: Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Title: Scrappy Little Nobody Author: Anna Kendrick Publisher: Touchstone Books Publication Date: November 2016 ISBN: 9781501117206 Synopsis from Goodreads: A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in theContinue reading “Review: Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick”

Review: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Precious Cargo Author: Craig Davidson Publisher: April 12, 2016 Publication Date: Knopf Canada ISBN: 9780345810533 Synopsis from Goodreads: One morning in 2008, desperate and impoverished and living in a one-room basement apartment while trying unsuccessfully to write, Davidson plucked a flyer outContinue reading “Review: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson”

Review: A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

Title: A Field Guide to Awkward Silences Author: Alexandra Petri Publisher: NAL Publication Date: June 2015 ISBN: 9780451469601   Synopsis from Goodreads: Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for America’s Next Top Model. Afraid of looking like an idiot? Alexandra Petri lost Jeopardy! by answering “Who is that dude?” on national TV. Afraid of badContinue reading “Review: A Field Guide to Awkward Silences”

Review: Bream Gives Me Hiccups

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Bream Gives Me Hiccups Author: Jesse Eisenberg Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: September 8, 2015 ISBN: 9780802124043 Synopsis from Goodreads: Taking its title from a group of stories that begin the book, Bream Gives Me Hiccups moves from contemporary L.A. to theContinue reading “Review: Bream Gives Me Hiccups”

Review: The 100-Year-Old Man

 Title: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared Author: Jonas Jonasson Publisher: Harper Perennial Publication Date: 2012 ISBN: 9781443419109 Synopsis from Goodreads: After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he’s still inContinue reading “Review: The 100-Year-Old Man”