Book Review: The Ghost Garden by Susan Doherty

Title: The Ghost GardenAuthor: Susan DohertyPublisher: Random House CanadaPublication Date: May 14, 2019ISBN: 9780735276505 Synopsis from Goodreads:Susan Doherty’s groundbreaking book brings us a population of lost souls, ill-served by society, feared, shunted from locked wards to rooming houses to the streets to jail and back again. For the past ten years, some of the peopleContinue reading “Book Review: The Ghost Garden by Susan Doherty”

Book Review: In Veritas by C.J. Lavigne

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: In VeritasAuthor: C.J. LavignePublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: May 1, 2020ISBN: 9781988732831 Synopsis from Goodreads:Led by her synesthesia, Verity Richards discovers a hidden world inside an old Ottawa theatre. Within the timeworn walls live people who should not exist–people whose very survival isContinue reading “Book Review: In Veritas by C.J. Lavigne”

Book Review: Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Destroy All MonstersAuthor: Sam J. MillerPublisher: HarperTeenPublication Date: July 2, 2019ISBN: 9780062456762 Synopsis from Goodreads:Solomon and Ash both experienced a traumatic event when they were twelve. Ash lost all memory of that event when she fell from Solomon’s treehouse. Since then, SolomonContinue reading “Book Review: Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller”

Book Review: The Heavens by Sandra Newman

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Heavens Author: Sandra Newman Publisher: Grove Press Publication Date: February 12, 2019 ISBN: 9780802129024 Synopsis from Goodreads:New York, late summer, 2000. A young man, Ben, meets a young woman, Kate–and they begin to fall in love. From their first meeting, BenContinue reading “Book Review: The Heavens by Sandra Newman”

Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground Author: Alicia Elliott Publisher: DoubleDay Canada Publication Date: March 26, 2109 ISBN: 9780385692380 Synopsis from Goodreads:In an urgent and visceral work that asks essential questions about the treatment of Native people in North AmericaContinue reading “Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott”

Book Review: The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Light Between Worlds Author: Laura E. Weymouth Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: October 23, 2018 ISBN: 9780062696878 Synopsis from Goodreads:Five years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell cowered from air strikes in a London bomb shelter. But that night took a turnContinue reading “Book Review: The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth”

Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Author: Gail Honeyman Publisher: Viking Canada Publication Date: May 9, 2017 ISBN: 9780143199090 Synopsis from Goodreads: Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated byContinue reading “Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman”

Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Title: Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Publication Date: October 2017 ISBN: 9780525555360 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.Continue reading “Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green”

Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Title: The Rest of Us Just Live Here Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: August 2015 ISBN: 9780062403162   Synopsis from Goodreads: What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and theContinue reading “Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here”

Review: Sanctuary Bay

* I received this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. * Title: Santuary Bay Author: Laura Burns and Melinda Meta Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date: January 19, 2015 ISBN: 9781250051363 Synopsis from Goodreads: In this genre-bending YA thriller, will Sarah Merson’s shiny new prep school change her life forever or bring itContinue reading “Review: Sanctuary Bay”