Book Review: Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracey Hogg

Title: Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with your BabyAuthor: Tracey HoggPublisher: Ballentine BooksPublication Date: 2000ISBN: 9780345479099 Synopsis from Goodreads:At the heart of Tracy’s simple but profound message: treat the baby as you would like to be treated yourself. Reassuring, down-to-earth, and often flying in the face of conventional wisdom, SecretsContinue reading “Book Review: Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracey Hogg”

Book Review: Green Mama by Manda Aufochs Gillespie

Title: Green MamaAuthor: Manda Aufochs GillespiePublisher: DundurnPublication Date: June 2014ISBN: 9781459722958 Synopsis from Goodreads:Manda Aufochs Gillespie, The Green Mama, shares what today’s science and Grandma’s traditional wisdom tell us about prenatal care for mothers-to-be, breastfeeding, detoxifying the nursery, diapering, caring for baby’s skin, feeding a family, and healthy play — redefining the “basics” of parentingContinue reading “Book Review: Green Mama by Manda Aufochs Gillespie”

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: 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”

The Break by Marian Keyes

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Break Author: Marian Keyes Publisher: Penguin, Michael Joseph Publication Date: September 7, 2017 ISBN: 9780718179724 Synopsis from Goodreads: Amy’s husband Hugh isn’t really leaving her. At least, that’s what he promises. He is just taking a break – from their marriage, theirContinue reading “The Break by Marian Keyes”

Review: Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood

*I received my copy of this book from Hachette Book Group Canada in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Six Impossible Things Author: Fiona Wood Publisher: Poppy, and imprint of Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: August 15, 2015 ISBN: 9780316242165 Synopsis from Goodreads: Fourteen year old nerd-boy Dan Cereill is not quite coping with aContinue reading “Review: Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood”

Review of Wiley Cash’s “This Dark Road to Mercy”

  “This Dark Road to Mercy” Wiley Cash William Morrow, HarperCollins Publishers January 2014 It’s not often you pick up a captivating read told mostly from the perspective of a child. Easter Quillby, Cash’s preteen protagonist, is intelligent and sweet. Despite her youth and naiveté, Easter is a compelling character who quickly gains the sympathyContinue reading “Review of Wiley Cash’s “This Dark Road to Mercy””