Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Out of the SunAuthor: Esi EdugyanPublisher: House of AnansiPublication Date: September 6, 2021ISBN: 9781487009878 Synopsis from Goodreads:What happens when we begin to consider stories at the margins, when we grant them centrality? How does that complicate our certainties about who we are,Continue reading “Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan”

Book Review: From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: From Little Tokyo, With LoveAuthor: Sarah KuhnPublisher: Viking BooksPublication Date: May 11, 2021ISBN: 9780593327487 Synopsis from Goodreads:If Rika’s life seems like the beginning of a familiar fairy tale–being an orphan with two bossy cousins and working away in her aunts’ business–she wouldContinue reading “Book Review: From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn”

Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Title: The Nickel BoysAuthor: Colson WhiteheadPublisher: DoubleDay CanadaPublication Date: July 16, 2019ISBN: 9780385693967 Synopsis from Goodreads:Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocentContinue reading “Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead”

Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Farm Author: Joanne Ramos Publisher: RandomHouse Publication Date: May 7, 2019 ISBN: 9780385693219 Synopsis from Goodreads:Welcome to Golden Oaks, the next big thing in the fertility economy. Backed by a multibillion-dollar conglomerate, “The Farm” is fitted with every amenity forContinue reading “Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos”

Book Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Downstairs Girl Author: Stacey Lee Publisher: G. P. Putnam Son’s Books for Young Readers Publication Date: August 13, 2019 ISBN: 9781524740955 Synopsis from Goodreads:By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady’s maid for the cruel daughter of one ofContinue reading “Book Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee”

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: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

*I received this book from Hachette Book Group Canada in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Girls of Paper and Fire Auther: Natasha Ngan Publisher: Little Brown and Company Publication Date: November 6, 2018 ISBN: 9780316489461 Synopsis from Goodreads:Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It’s the highest honorContinue reading “Book Review: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan”

Book Review: The Iron Flower by Laurie Forest

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Iron Flower Author: Laurie Forest Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: September 18, 2018 ISBN:¬†9781335917393 Synopsis from Goodreads: Elloren Gardner and her friends were only seeking to right a few wrongs, but their actions have propelled them straight into the ranksContinue reading “Book Review: The Iron Flower by Laurie Forest”

Book Review: The Black Witch by Laurie Forest

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Black Witch Author:¬†Laurie Forest Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: May 2, 2017 ISBN: 9780373212316 Synopsis from Goodreads: Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of the last prophesied Black Witch, Carnissa Gardner, who drove back the enemy forces and saved the GardnerianContinue reading “Book Review: The Black Witch by Laurie Forest”

Review: A Long Way from Home by Peter Carey

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Long Way from Home Author: Peter Carey Publication Date: October 30, 2017 Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group ISBN: 9780525520177 Synopsis from Goodreads: Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in south eastern Australia. Together they enterContinue reading “Review: A Long Way from Home by Peter Carey”