Book review: One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

*I received this book from PGC Books in exchange for an honest review.* Title: One Part Woman Author: Perumal Murugan Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat Edition Publication Date: October 2018 ISBN: 9780802128805 Synopsis from Goodreads:Set in South India during the British colonial period but with powerful resonance to the present day, One Part Woman tells the storyContinue reading “Book review: One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan”

Review: Nightfall by Richard B. Wright

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Nightfall Author: Richard B. Wright Publisher: Simon & Schuster Canada Publication Date: May 3, 2016 ISBN: 9781476785370 Synopsis from Goodreads: James Hillyer, a retired university professor whose life was evocatively described in Wright’s novel October, is now barely existing after the deathContinue reading “Review: Nightfall by Richard B. Wright”

Review: Sophrosyne by Marianne Apostolides

Title: Sophrosyne Author: Marianne Apostolides Published by: BookThug Publication Date: September 2014 ISBN: 9781771660501 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sophrosyne is one of only four virtues identified by Socrates – four traits which, if lived deeply, define who we are as human beings. But sophrosyne is a concept our culture has long forgotten. “”Self-restraint, ‘ ‘self-control, ‘Continue reading “Review: Sophrosyne by Marianne Apostolides”

Review: The Lunar Chronicles, Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

  Title: Scarlet Author: Marissa Meyer Published by: Square Fish, imprint of Macmillan Date Published: 2013 ISBN: 978-1-250-00721-6 In the second book of The Lunar Chronicles series, we meet Scarlet Benoit, a fiery, red-haired farm-grow girl, who’s opinionated and stubborn. Scarlet’s grandmother has been missing for two weeks when Scarlet meets Wolf, the strangely strongContinue reading “Review: The Lunar Chronicles, Scarlet by Marissa Meyer”

Review of Veronica Roth’s “Insurgent”

Title: Insurgent Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: HarperCollins  Published: 2012 ISBN: 9780062024046 As promised, I’m continuing on my venture into the land of YA. And it hasn’t been all sunshine and happiness. Prepare yourself because my thoughts on this novel are not as pleasant as I’d like them to be. I have never been so disappointedContinue reading “Review of Veronica Roth’s “Insurgent””