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 Runaway Daughter by Joanna Rees

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: The Runaway DaughterAuthor: Joanna ReesPublisher: Pan MacmillanPublication Date: July 2, 2019ISBN: 9781529023510 Synopsis from Gooreads:It’s 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy AmericanContinue reading “Book Review: The Runaway Daughter by Joanna Rees”

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 Door in the Earth by Amy Waldman

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Door in the Earth Author: Amy Waldman Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: August 27, 2019 ISBN: 9780316451574 Synopsis from Goodreads:Parveen Shamsa, a college senior in search of a calling, feels pulled between her charismatic and mercurial anthropology professorContinue reading “Book review: A Door in the Earth by Amy Waldman”

Book Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Downstairs Girl Author: Stacey Lee Publisher: G. P. Putnam Son’s Books for Young Readers Publication Date: August 13, 2019 ISBN: 9781524740955 Synopsis from Goodreads:By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady’s maid for the cruel daughter of one ofContinue reading “Book Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee”

Book Review: Vox by Christina Dalcher

Title: Vox Author: Christina Dalcher Publisher: Berkley Publication Date: August 21, 2018 ISBN: 9780440000785 Synopsis from Goodreads: Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowedContinue reading “Book Review: Vox by Christina Dalcher”

Book Review: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Women Talking Author: Miriam Toews Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: August 21, 2018 ISBN: 9780735273962 Synopsis from Goodreads: Based on actual events that happened between 2005 and 2009 in a remote Mennonite community where more than 100 girls and women were druggedContinue reading “Book Review: Women Talking by Miriam Toews”

The Break by Marian Keyes

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Break Author: Marian Keyes Publisher: Penguin, Michael Joseph Publication Date: September 7, 2017 ISBN: 9780718179724 Synopsis from Goodreads: Amy’s husband Hugh isn’t really leaving her. At least, that’s what he promises. He is just taking a break – from their marriage, theirContinue reading “The Break by Marian Keyes”

Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Manhattan Beach Author: Jennifer Egan Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: October 3, 2017 ISBN: 9781476716732 Synopsis from Goodreads: Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, sheContinue reading “Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan”

Review: Crossing the Horizon by Laurie Notaro

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title:  Crossing the Horizon Author: Laurie Notaro Publisher: Gallery Books Publication Date: October 4, 2016 ISBN: 9781451659405 Synopsis from Goodreads: Ten thousand feet in the sky, flipping and twirling through the air, aviatrixes from London to Paris to New York—fueled by determination andContinue reading “Review: Crossing the Horizon by Laurie Notaro”