Book Review: Go to Sleep (I Miss You) by Lucy Knisley

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Go to Sleep (I Miss You)Author: Lucy KnisleyPublisher: First Second Publication Date: February 25, 2020 ISBN: 9781250211491 Synopsis from Goodreads:Following the completion of her pregnancy memoir KID GLOVES (and the birth of her baby), Lucy embarked on a new project: documenting newContinue reading “Book Review: Go to Sleep (I Miss You) by Lucy Knisley”

Book Review: Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Breasts and EggsAuthor: Meiko KawakamiPublisher: Europa EditionsPublication Date: April 7, 2020 (First published in 2008)ISBN: 9781609455873 Synopsis:Breasts and Eggs tells the story of three women: thirty-year-old Natsuko, her older sister Makiko, and Makiko’s daughter, Midoriko. Makiko has traveled to Tokyo in searchContinue reading “Book Review: Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami”

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Title: BecomingAuthor: Michelle ObamaPublisher: CrownPublication Date: November 2018ISBN: 9780241334140 Synopsis from Goodreads:In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhoodContinue reading “Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama”

Book Review: Green Mama to Be by Manda Aufochs Gillespie

Title: Green Mama-To-Be: Creating a Happy, Healthy, and Toxin Free PregnancyAuthor: Manda Aufochs GillespiePublisher: Dundurn GroupPublication Date: 2017ISBN: 9781459736283 Synopsis from Goodreads:Swollen ankles? Difficult birth? Postpartum depression? Most expectant parents think, It won’t happen to me! But from conception through to birth, families today aren’t getting what they expect — or expecting what they get. The GreenContinue reading “Book Review: Green Mama to Be by Manda Aufochs Gillespie”

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: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Gingerbread Author: Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Publication Date: March 5, 2019 ISBN: 9780143197850 Synopsis from Goodreads:Perdita Lee may appear your average British schoolgirl; Harriet Lee may seem just a working mother trying to penetrate the school social hierarchy; but thereContinue reading “Book Review: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi”

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”

Review: Motherhood by Sheila Heti

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Motherhood Author: Sheila Heti Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: May 1, 2018 ISBN: 9780345810540 Synopsis from Goodreads: After the tumult of her 20s, the narrator of Sheila Heti’s new novel finds herself living a life into which she could bring a child.Continue reading “Review: Motherhood by Sheila Heti”

Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Heart Berries Author: Terese Marie Mailhot Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: March 13, 2018 ISBN: 9780385691147 Synopsis from Goodreads: Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in British Columbia. Having survivedContinue reading “Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot”

Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin

Title: We Need to Talk About Kevin Author: Lionel Shriver Publisher: Harper Perennial Publication Date: 2003 ISBN:9780061124297 Synopsis from Goodreads: Eva never really wanted to be a mother – and certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and a much-adored teacher whoContinue reading “Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin”