Review: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Uncommon Type Author: Tom Hanks Publisher: Knopf Publication Date: October 17, 2017 ISBN: 978110194615 Synopsis from Goodreads: A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country’s civilContinue reading “Review: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks”

Review: Bream Gives Me Hiccups

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Bream Gives Me Hiccups Author: Jesse Eisenberg Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: September 8, 2015 ISBN: 9780802124043 Synopsis from Goodreads: Taking its title from a group of stories that begin the book, Bream Gives Me Hiccups moves from contemporary L.A. to theContinue reading “Review: Bream Gives Me Hiccups”

Review: Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami

*I received this book from Random House Canada in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Wind/Pinball: Two Novels Author: Haruki Murakami Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: August 2015 ISBN: 9780385681827 Synopsis from Goodreads: The debut short novels–nearly thirty years out of print– by the internationally acclaimed writer, newly retranslated and in one English-language volumeContinue reading “Review: Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami”

Review: Pauls by Jess Taylor

*I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Pauls Author: Jess Taylor Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 2015 ISBN: 9781771661683 Synopsis: Pauls, the debut short-story collection by the exciting young writer Jess Taylor, is about people: the things that remain unseen to them; how they cope with their unforgettableContinue reading “Review: Pauls by Jess Taylor”

Funky Cover Friday

Hello all! It’s Funky Cover Friday once again. As you all probably know at this point, I’m a fan of any cover that can also be considered art wort. The cover for The Things We Thought We Saw in the Water by C. Frazier Jones could be a very melancholy print. Any time I see a book coverContinue reading “Funky Cover Friday”

Review: Alphabetique by Molly Peacock

*I received this copy free from Random House of Canada in exchange for an honest review. See author Q & A below.* Title: Alphabetique Author: Molly Peacock Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Publication Date: November 4, 2014 ISBN: 9780771070150 Synopsis from Goodreads: “Alphabetique,” ” or Tales from the Lives of the Letters “is one-of-a-kind, but nevertheless fitsContinue reading “Review: Alphabetique by Molly Peacock”

Review: Paradise and Elsewhere by Kathy Page

Title: Paradise and Elsewhere Author: Kathy Page Publisher: Biblioasis Publication Date: June 2014 ISBN: 9781927428597  Synopsis from Goodreads: The rubble of an ancient civilization. A village in a valley from which no one comes or goes. A forest of mother-trees, whispering to each other through their roots; a lakeside lighthouse where a girl slips intoContinue reading “Review: Paradise and Elsewhere by Kathy Page”