February 2020 Reading Challenge: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

Title:  Gingerbread Author: Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Macmillion Page Count: 304 Publication Date: 2019 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Magic Realism Good Reads Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.05) My Rating: ★★★☆☆(3.25) Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children’s stories–equal parts wholesome and uncanny, from the tantalizing witch’s house in “Hansel and Gretel” to the man-shaped confection who … Continue reading February 2020 Reading Challenge: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

Book Review: I’m Done

Title:  I’m Done Author: Gurpreet Kaur Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Page Count: 157 Publication Date: 2019 Category/Genre: Poetry Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.04) My Rating: ★★★★☆(3.5) for the ones who have loved more than they have received, for the ones who have loved, for the ones who are heartbroken, for the ones who are healing. Full disclosure: I … Continue reading Book Review: I’m Done

Book Review: Human Acts by Han Kang

Title:  Human Acts Author: Han Kang Publisher: Hogarth Press Page Count: 218 Publication Date: 2014 Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Cultural Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.16) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) From the internationally bestselling author of The Vegetarian, a rare and astonishing (The Observer) portrait of political unrest and the universal struggle for justice. In the midst of … Continue reading Book Review: Human Acts by Han Kang

Book Review: Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Title:  Wasp Factory Author: Iain Banks Publisher: Simon & Schuster Page Count: 192 Publication Date: 1998 Category/Genre: Fiction, Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Contemporary Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.85) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Frank, no ordinary sixteen-year-old, lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village. Their life is, to say the least, unconventional. Frank’s mother abandoned … Continue reading Book Review: Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Book Review: Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Title:  Know My Name Author: Chanel Miller Publisher: Viking Page Count: 368 Publication Date: 2019 Category/Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Autobiography, True Crime, Inspiration, Feminism, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.81) My Rating: ★★★★★(5) The riveting, powerful memoir of the woman whose statement to Brock Turner gave voice to millions of survivors She was known to the world … Continue reading Book Review: Know My Name by Chanel Miller