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: Reproduction by Ian Williams

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: ReproductionAuthor: Ian WilliamsPublisher: Random House CanadaPublication Date: January 22, 2019ISBN: 9780735274051 Synopsis from Goodreads:Felicia and Edgar meet as their mothers are dying. Felicia, a teen from an island nation, and Edgar, the lazy heir of a wealthy German family, come together onlyContinue reading “Book Review: Reproduction by Ian Williams”

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: The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna

Title: The Lost Girl¬† Author: Sangu Mandanna Published by: Balzer + Bray, imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Published: 2012 ISBN: 978-0-06-208231-2 Wow. This is the word I choose to sum up Mandanna’s epic novel. It’s very rare that I’m so struck by a concept that is so shocking and morally-challenging, but so brilliant and complete. “EvaContinue reading “Review: The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna”