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: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: This Woven KingdomAuthor: Tahereh MafiPublisher: HarperCollinsPublication Date: February 1, 2022ISBN: 9780062972446 Synopsis from Goodreads: To all the world, Alizeh is a disposable servant, not the long-lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom forced to hide in plain sight. The crown prince, Kamran,Continue reading “Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi”

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: Girls of Fate and Fury by Natasha Ngan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Girls of Fate and FuryAuthor: Natasha NganPublisher: Jimmy PattersonPublication Date: November 23, 2021ISBN: 9780316528788 Synopsis from Goodreads:The last Lei saw of the girl she loved, Wren was fighting an army of soldiers in a furious battle to the death. With the twoContinue reading “Book Review: Girls of Fate and Fury by Natasha Ngan”

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: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Modern LoversAuthor: Emma StraubPublisher: Riverhead Books Publication Date: May 2016ISBN: 9781594634673 Synopsis from Goodreads:Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth and Andrew and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold onContinue reading “Book Review: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub”

Book Review: Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Not Here to Be LikedAuthor: Michelle QuachPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPublication Date: September 14, 2021ISBN: 9780063038363 Synopsis from Goodreads:Eliza Quan is the perfect candidate for editor in chief of her school paper. That is, until ex-jock Len DiMartile decides on a whim toContinue reading “Book Review: Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach”

Book Review: Into that Fire by MJ Cates

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Into that FireAuthor: MJ CatesPublisher: Random House CanadaPublication Date: February 19, 2019ISBN: 9780735273764 Synopsis from Goodreads:Imogen Lang’s only friend and confidant at medical school in Chicago is lanky poet Quentin Goodchild, but he wants more than friendship. Unlike most other well-brought-up youngContinue reading “Book Review: Into that Fire by MJ Cates”

Book Review: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories by Rebecca Otowa

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories Author: Rebecca OtowaPublisher: Tuttle PublishingPublication Date: March 24, 2020ISBN: 9784805315514 Synopsis from Goodreads:From the unique standpoint of an American woman who married into a Japanese family and has lived in Japan for moreContinue reading “Book Review: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories by Rebecca Otowa”

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Title: BecomingAuthor: Michelle ObamaPublisher: CrownPublication Date: November 2018ISBN: 9780241334140 Synopsis from Goodreads:In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhoodContinue reading “Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama”