Solar Bones by Mike McCormack – Book Review

Title: Solar Bones Author: Mike McCormack Genre: Literary Fiction, Irish Writers ***************disclaimer*************** This book has a very revealing blurb that the author Mike McCormack has deemed to be acceptable and contains information about the plot that he, in fact, wishes the reader to know. In my review I will discuss this blurb in correspondence with … Continue reading Solar Bones by Mike McCormack – Book Review

Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Title: Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World (eARC) Series: Aristotle and Dante #2 Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Genre: YA Coming of Age, Historical Fiction (1980s set) Blurb from Goodreads In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys in a border town fell in love. Now, they must … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman – Book Review

Title: When God Was a Rabbit Author: Sarah Winman Genre: General Adult Fiction, Historical Fiction Blurb from Goodreads This is a book about a brother and a sister. It's a book about secrets and starting over, friendship and family, triumph and tragedy, and everything in between. More than anything, it's a book about love in … Continue reading When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman – Book Review

Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour – Book Review

Title: Yerba Buena (eARC) Author: Nina LaCour Genre: Adult contemporary literary fiction Blurb from Goodreads When Sara Foster runs away from home at sixteen, she leaves behind not only the losses that have shattered her world but the girl she once was, capable of trust and intimacy. Years later, in Los Angeles, she is a … Continue reading Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour – Book Review

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach – Book Review

Title: Not Here to be Liked (eARC) Author: Michelle Quach Genre: Contemporary YA, High School Feminism Blurb from Goodreads Falling in love wasn't part of the plan. Eliza Quan fully expects to be voted the next editor in chief of her school paper. She works hard, she respects the facts, and she has the most … Continue reading Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach – Book Review

Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

Title: Always in December (eARC) Author: Emily Stone Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Every December, Josie posts a letter to the parents she lost one Christmas night, many years ago. She always writes the same three words: Missing you, always. When Josie accidentally collides with a stranger at the postbox, she is unaware that Max … Continue reading Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

Elektra by Jennifer Saint – Book Review

Title: Elektra (eARC) Author: Jennifer Saint Genre: Greek Mythology Retelling Blurb from Goodreads The House of Atreus is cursed. A bloodline tainted by a generational cycle of violence and vengeance. This is the story of three women, their fates inextricably tied to this curse, and the fickle nature of men and gods. ClytemnestraThe sister of … Continue reading Elektra by Jennifer Saint – Book Review

The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

Title: The Lucky Escape (eARC) Author: Laura Jane Williams Genre: Contemporary Light Fiction Blurb from Goodreads ONE CANCELLED WEDDING When the day finally comes for Annie to marry Alexander, the last thing she expects is to be left standing at the altar. She was so sure he was Mr Right. Now, she has no idea … Continue reading The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Title: You’ve Reached Sam (eARC) Author: Dustin Thao Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Blurb from Goodreads Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Heartbroken, Julie skips his funeral, throws … Continue reading You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Tomorrow I Become a Woman by Aiwanose Odafen – Book Review

Title: Tomorrow I Become a Woman (eARC) Author: Aiwanose Odafen Genre: Literary Fiction Blurb from NetGalley What can I do?’ she asked. You can fight, I thought, you can fight for your daughters. But then again, who was I to speak of such things When Gozie and Obianuju meet in August 1978, it is nothing … Continue reading Tomorrow I Become a Woman by Aiwanose Odafen – Book Review

For the Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser – Book Review

Title: For the Most Beautiful Series: Golden Apple Trilogy #1 Author: Emily Hauser Genre: Greek Mythology Retelling Blurb from Goodreads Three thousand years ago a war took place that gave birth to legends - to Achilles, the greatest of the Greeks, and Hector, prince of Troy. It was a war that made - and destroyed … Continue reading For the Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser – Book Review

A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa – Book Review

Title: A Ghost in the Throat Author: Doireann Ní Ghríofa Genre: Non-Fiction, Auto-Fiction, Historical Research, Memoir Blurb from Goodreads A true original. In this stunningly unusual prose debut, Doireann Ní Ghríofa sculpts essay and autofiction to explore inner life and the deep connection felt between two writers centuries apart. In the 1700s, an Irish noblewoman, … Continue reading A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa – Book Review