Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Throwaway DaughterAuthor: Ting-Xing YePublisher: TundraPublication Date: May 03, 2022ISBN: 9781774880340 Synopsis:Throwaway Daughter tells the story of Grace Dong-mei Parker, whose biggest concern is how to distill her adoption from China into the neat blanks of her personal history assignment. Aside from theContinue reading “Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye”

Book Review: A Lover’s Discourse by Xiaolu Guo

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewTitle: A Lover’s DiscourseAuthor: Xiaolu GuoPublisher: Grove PressPublication Date: October 23, 2020ISB: 9780802149527 Synopsis from Goodreads:A Chinese woman moves from Beijing to London for a doctoral program-and to begin a new life-just as the Brexit campaign reaches a fever pitch. Isolated and lonelyContinue reading “Book Review: A Lover’s Discourse by Xiaolu Guo”

Book Review: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Title: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to LeadAuthor: Sheryl Sandberg:Publisher: KnopfPublication Date: March 2013ISBN: 9780385349949 Synopsis from Goodreads: Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are stillContinue reading “Book Review: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg”

Book Review: The Hare by Melanie Finn

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The HareAuthor: Melanie FinnPublisher: Two Dollar RadioPublication Date: February 5, 2021ISBN: 9781937512972 Synopsis from Goodreads:Raised to be obedient by a stern grandmother in a blue-collar town in Massachusetts, Rosie accepts a scholarship to art school in New York City in the 1980s.Continue reading “Book Review: The Hare by Melanie Finn”

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: Girls Need Not Apply by Kelly S. Thompson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes from the ForcesAuthor: Kelly S. ThompsonPublisher: McClelland & StewartPublication Date: August 20, 2019ISBN: 9780771070952 Synopsis from Goodreads:At eighteen years old, Kelly Thompson enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces. Despite growing up in a military family —Continue reading “Book Review: Girls Need Not Apply by Kelly S. Thompson”

Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Farm Author: Joanne Ramos Publisher: RandomHouse Publication Date: May 7, 2019 ISBN: 9780385693219 Synopsis from Goodreads:Welcome to Golden Oaks, the next big thing in the fertility economy. Backed by a multibillion-dollar conglomerate, “The Farm” is fitted with every amenity forContinue reading “Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos”

Blog Tour! The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

Publisher: Wednesday Books Publication Date: October 8, 2019 ISBN: 9781250145444 Synopsis from Goodreads:Survive the year. No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. That’s why they’re banished for their sixteenth year,Continue reading “Blog Tour! The Grace Year by Kim Liggett”

Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground Author: Alicia Elliott Publisher: DoubleDay Canada Publication Date: March 26, 2109 ISBN: 9780385692380 Synopsis from Goodreads:In an urgent and visceral work that asks essential questions about the treatment of Native people in North AmericaContinue reading “Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott”

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”