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: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

*I received this book from PGC Books in exchange for an honest review.* Title: My Brilliant Friend Author: Elena Ferrante Publisher: Europa Editions Edition Publication Date: October 2018 ISBN: 9781609455064 Synopsis on Goodreads:My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectlyContinue reading “Book review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante”

Review: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The History of Bees Author: Maja Lunde Publisher: Touchstone Publication Date: August 22, 2017 ISBN: 9781501161377 Synopsis from Goodreads: England, 1852. William is a biologist and seed merchant, who sets out to build a new type of beehive one that will giveContinue reading “Review: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde”

Review: The Universal Bureau of Copyrights

Title: The Universal Bureau of Copyrights Author: Bertrand Laverdure Translator: Oana Avasilichioaei Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9781771660525   Synopsis from Goodreads: From multidisciplinary artist Bertrand Laverdure comes UNIVERSAL BUREAU OF COPYRIGHTS, a bold, strange, and addictive story that envisions a world where free will doesn’t exist, and an unnameable global corporation buys and sellsContinue reading “Review: The Universal Bureau of Copyrights”

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

  Title: The Alchemist Author: Paulo Coelho Publisher: HarperOne Publication Date: 1993 (English Version) ISBN: 978-0-06-250217-9 Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist is a story of self-discovery and personal destiny. An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago embarks on a journey of living out his dreams of finding treasure in Egypt instead of settling for the simple, easy, andContinue reading “The Alchemist by Paul Coelho”