Book Review: Given by Nandi Taylor

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: GivenAuthor: Nandi TaylorPublisher: Wattpad BooksPublication Date: January 21, 2020ISBN: 9781989365045 Synopsis from Goodreads:As a princess of the Yirba, Yenni is all-but-engaged to the prince of a neighboring tribe. She knows it’s her duty to ensure peace for her people, but as herContinue reading “Book Review: Given by Nandi Taylor”

Book Review: Something to Tell You by Lucy Diamond

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Something to Tell You Author: Lucy Diamond Publisher: Pan Publication date: May 30, 2019 ISBN: 9781509851126 Synopsis from Goodreads:When Frankie stumbles upon an unopened letter from her late mother, she’s delighted to have one last message from her . . .Continue reading “Book Review: Something to Tell You by Lucy Diamond”

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: One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

*I received this book from PGC Books in exchange for an honest review.* Title: One Part Woman Author: Perumal Murugan Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat Edition Publication Date: October 2018 ISBN: 9780802128805 Synopsis from Goodreads:Set in South India during the British colonial period but with powerful resonance to the present day, One Part Woman tells the storyContinue reading “Book review: One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan”

Review: The Trick Emanuel Bergmann

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Trick Author: Emanuel Bergmann Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: September 17, 2017 ISBN: 9781501155826 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sweeping between Prague during World War II and modern day Los Angeles, this deeply moving debut follows a young Jewish man in 1934 whoContinue reading “Review: The Trick Emanuel Bergmann”

Review: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Title: Hausfrau Author: Jill Alexander Essbaum Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 2015 ISBN: 9780812997538 Synopsis from Goodreads: Anna Benz, an American in her late thirties, lives with her Swiss husband, Bruno—a banker—and their three young children in a postcard-perfect suburb of Zürich. Though she leads a comfortable, well-appointed life, Anna is falling apart inside. Adrift and increasinglyContinue reading “Review: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum”

Review: Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Here I Am Author: Jonathan Safran Foer Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Canada Publication Date: September 6, 2016 ISBN: 9780735232938 Synopsis from Goodreads: How do we fulfill our conflicting duties as father, husband, and son; wife and mother; child and adult? Jew andContinue reading “Review: Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer”

Review: The Wild Oats Project by Robin Rinaldi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Wild Oats Project Author: Robin Rinaldi Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: March 2015 ISBN: 9780385681056 Synopsis from Goodreads: The project was simple: An attractive, successful magazine journalist, Robin Rinaldi, would move into a San Francisco apartment, join a dating site, and getContinue reading “Review: The Wild Oats Project by Robin Rinaldi”

Review: At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for and honest review.* Title: At the Water’s Edge Author: Sarah Gruen Publisher: March 31, 2015 Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau ISBN: 9780385523233 Synopsis from Goodreads: After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie andContinue reading “Review: At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen”