Book Review: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Modern LoversAuthor: Emma StraubPublisher: Riverhead Books Publication Date: May 2016ISBN: 9781594634673 Synopsis from Goodreads:Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth and Andrew and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold onContinue reading “Book Review: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub”

Book Review: Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Just Last NightAuthor: Mhairi McFarlanePublisher: William MorrowPublication Date: May 4, 2021ISBN: 9780063036857 Synopsis from Goodreads:Eve, Justin, Susie, and Ed have been friends since they were teenagers. Now in their thirties, the four are as close as ever, Thursday night bar trivia isContinue reading “Book Review: Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane”

Review: Shadow Child by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Shadow Child Author: Rahna Reiko Rizzuto Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: May 8, 2018 ISBN: 9781538711453 Synopsis from Goodreads: A haunting and suspenseful literary tale set in 1970s New York City and World War II-era Japan, about three strong women, theContinue reading “Review: Shadow Child by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto”

Review: Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Asymmetry Author: Lisa Halliday Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: February 6, 2018 ISBN: 9781501166761 Synopsis from Goodreads: Told in three distinct and uniquely compelling sections, Asymmetry explores the imbalances that spark and sustain many of our most dramatic human relations: inequities in age,Continue reading “Review: Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday”

Yesterday by Felicia Yap

* I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Yesterday Author: Felicia Yap Publisher: Mulholland Books Publication Date: August 1, 2017 ISBN: 9780316465250 Synopsis from Goodreads: Imagine a world in which classes are divided not by wealth or religion but by how much each group can remember. Monos, the majority,Continue reading “Yesterday by Felicia Yap”

Review: The One Memory of Flora Banks

* I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. * Title: The One Memory of Flora Banks Author: Emily Barr Publisher: Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Publication Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9780399547010 Synopsis from Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has no short-term memory. Her mind resets itself severalContinue reading “Review: The One Memory of Flora Banks”

Review: The Memory Book by Lara Avery

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Memory Book Author: Lara Avery Publisher: Poppy Publication Date: July 2016 ISBN 9780316283748 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sammie was always a girl with a plan: graduate at the top of her class and get out of her small town as soonContinue reading “Review: The Memory Book by Lara Avery”

Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Title: Still Alice Author: Lisa Genova Publisher: originally self-published, later acquired by Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2007 ISBN: 9780595440092 Synopsis from Goodreads: Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty years old, she’s a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successfulContinue reading “Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova”

Review: The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan

*I received my copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Illuminations Author: Andrew O’Hagan Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, a division of Random House Canada Publication Date: March 3, 2015 ISBN: 9780771068331 Synopsis from Goodreads: Standing one evening at the window of her house by the sea, Anne Quirk sees a rabbit disappearingContinue reading “Review: The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan”

Review: The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter

Title: The World Before Us Author: Aislinn Hunter Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication date: September 9, 2014 ISBN: 9780385680646 Synopsis from Goodreads: When she was just fifteen, smart, sensitive Jane Standen lived through a nightmare: she lost the sweet five-year-old girl she was minding during a walk in the woods. The little girl was never found, leavingContinue reading “Review: The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter”