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”

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”