Book Review: South Away by Meaghan Marie Hackinen

*I receive this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: South AwayAuthor: Meaghan Marie HackinenPublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: October 15, 2019ISBN: 9781988732633 Synopsis from Goodreads:South Away is an adventure story of the author’s bicycle trip with her sister from Terrace, BC along the West coast to (almost) the tip of the Baja Peninsula.Continue reading “Book Review: South Away by Meaghan Marie Hackinen”

Book Review: We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: We Have Always Been Here Author: Samra Habib Publisher: Viking Publication Date: June 4, 2019 ISBN: 9780735235007 Synopsis from Goodreads:Samra Habib has spent most of her life searching for the safety to be herself. As an Ahmadi Muslim growing up inContinue reading “Book Review: We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib”

Book review: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

*I received this book from the distributor in exchange for an honest review.* Title: All You Can Ever Know Author: Nicole Chung Publisher: Catapult Publication Date: October 2, 2018 ISBN: 9781936787975 Synopsis from Goodreads:What does it mean to lose your roots—within your culture, within your family—and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung wasContinue reading “Book review: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung”

Book review: Educated by Tara Westover

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: February 20, 2018 ISBN: 9780399590504 Synopsis from Goodreads: Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the family scrap yard and helping her family prepare forContinue reading “Book review: Educated by Tara Westover”

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”

Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Title: Yes Please Author: Amy Poehler Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: October 24 ISBN: 9780062268341 Synopsis from Goodreads: In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), likeContinue reading “Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler”

Review: I Hate Everyone, Except You by Clinton Kelly

Title: I Hate Everyone, Except You Author: Clinton Kelly Publisher: Gallery Books Publication Date: January 10, 2017 ISBN: 9781476776934 Synopsis from Goodreads: Clinton Kelly is probably best known for teaching women how to make their butts look smaller. But in I Hate Everyone, Except You, he reveals some heretofore-unknown secrets about himself, like that he’s a finickyContinue reading “Review: I Hate Everyone, Except You by Clinton Kelly”

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: Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir Author: Stan Lee, Peter David, Colleen Doran Publisher: Touchstone Publication Date: October 2015 ISBN: 9781501107726 Synopsis from Goodreads: Stan Lee is a man who needs no introduction. The most legendary name in the history of comic books,Continue reading “Review: Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir”