Book Review: War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: War Girls Author: Tochi Onyebuchi Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: October 15, 2019 ISBN: 9780451481672 Synopsis from Goodreads:The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies inContinue reading “Book Review: War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi”

Book Review: Theory by Dionne Brand

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Theory Author: Dionne Brand Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: September 18, 2018 ISBN: 9780735274235 Synopsis from Goodreads:Theory begins as its narrator sets out, like many a graduate student, to write a wildly ambitious thesis on the past, present, and future of art,Continue reading “Book Review: Theory by Dionne Brand”

Book Review: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Clock Dance Author: Anne Tyler Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: July 10, 2018 ISBN: 9780385691598 Synopsis from Goodreads: Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with herContinue reading “Book Review: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler”

Review: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Astonishing Color of After Author: Emily X. R. Pan Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: March 20, 2018 ISBN:  9780316463997 Synopsis from Goodreads: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide,Continue reading “Review: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan”

Review: Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Title: Eleanor & Park Author: Rainbow Rowell Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: 9781250012579 Synopsis from Goodreads: Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor… Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough…Eleanor. Park… He knows she’llContinue reading “Review: Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell”

Review: Every Day by David Levithan

Title: Every Day Author: David Levithan Publisher: Knopf Date Published: 2012 ISBN: 9780307931887 Synopsis from Goodreads: There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It’s allContinue reading “Review: Every Day by David Levithan”

Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing”

Some Great Thing Lawrence Hill Published: 1992 Publisher: Harper Perennial ISBN: 978-1-55468-694-0 Written by the same author who brought us The Book of Negroes, the novel Some Great Thing tells the story of Winnipeg native, Mahatma Grafton, a young and passionate journalist. As a young black man with a very unique name, Mahatma faces assumptions about raceContinue reading “Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing””