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”