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”

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: Broken Things by Lauren Oliver

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Broken Things Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: October 2, 2018 ISBN: 9780062224132 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods.  Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven byContinue reading “Book Review: Broken Things by Lauren Oliver”

Review: Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Title: Ramona Blue Author: Julie Murphy Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: May 9, 2017 ISBN: 9780062418357 Synopsis from Goodreads: Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sureContinue reading “Review: Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy”

Review: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Title: Hausfrau Author: Jill Alexander Essbaum Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 2015 ISBN: 9780812997538 Synopsis from Goodreads: Anna Benz, an American in her late thirties, lives with her Swiss husband, Bruno—a banker—and their three young children in a postcard-perfect suburb of Zürich. Though she leads a comfortable, well-appointed life, Anna is falling apart inside. Adrift and increasinglyContinue reading “Review: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum”

Review: The End by Anna by Adam Zachary

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The End by Anna Author: Adam Zachary Publisher: Metatron Publication Date: November 1, 2016 ISBN: 9781988355023 Synopsis on Goodreads: Anna’s greatest artwork would have also been her last: live-streaming her death of exposure on a remote stretch of tundra. Part loveContinue reading “Review: The End by Anna by Adam Zachary”

Review: The Wild Oats Project by Robin Rinaldi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Wild Oats Project Author: Robin Rinaldi Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: March 2015 ISBN: 9780385681056 Synopsis from Goodreads: The project was simple: An attractive, successful magazine journalist, Robin Rinaldi, would move into a San Francisco apartment, join a dating site, and getContinue reading “Review: The Wild Oats Project by Robin Rinaldi”

Book Club No. 2: How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

Title: How to Build a Girl Author: Caitlin Moran Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: September 2014 ISBN: 9780062335999 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s 1990. Johanna Morrigan, fourteen, has shamed herself so badly on local TV that she decides that there’s no point in being Johanna anymore and reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde—fast-talking, hard-drinking gothic hero and full-time LadyContinue reading “Book Club No. 2: How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran”

Review: Annabel by Kathleen Winter

Title: Annabel Author: Kathleen Winter Publisher: House of Anansi Press Publication Date: 2010 ISBN: 9780887842368 Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1968, into the devastating, spare atmosphere of the remote coastal town of Labrador, Canada, a child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor fully girl, but both at once. Only threeContinue reading “Review: Annabel by Kathleen Winter”

Review: Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird

Title: Boy, Snow, Bird Author: Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, imprint of Penguin Canada Books Inc. Date Published: 2014 ISBN: 978-0-14-318743-1 Released on Monday of this week, Boy, Snow, Bird, a postmodern retelling of the classic Snow White, features Boy Novak who we meet as a fifteen-year-old who is subject to the violence of anContinue reading “Review: Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird”