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

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

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

Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane – Book Review

Title: Mad About You (eARC) Author: Mhairi McFarlane Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Two reluctant housemates.Two broken promises.One crazy plan… Harriet Hatley may be one of the most in-demand wedding photographers in Leeds, but she hates the idea of marriage. Cal Clarke is used to the world falling in line with his plans – apart … Continue reading Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane – Book Review

Handiwork by Sara Baume – Book Review

Title: Handiwork Author: Sara Baume Genre: Non-Fiction Blurb from Goodreads In this contemplative short narrative, artist and acclaimed writer Sara Baume charts the daily process of making and writing, exploring what it is to create and to live as an artist. A short, elegant piece that encompasses images and is itself a significant artifact, handiwork … Continue reading Handiwork by Sara Baume – Book Review