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”

Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Heart Berries Author: Terese Marie Mailhot Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: March 13, 2018 ISBN: 9780385691147 Synopsis from Goodreads: Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in British Columbia. Having survivedContinue reading “Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot”

Review: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Author: Lisa See Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: March 21, 2017 ISBN: 9781501154829 Synopsis from Goodreads: Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, andContinue reading “Review: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane”

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”