March Bookclub: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Title:  Never Let Me Go Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher: Vintage Books Page Count: 5288 Publication Date: 2010 Category/Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Contemporary Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.81) From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous … Continue reading March Bookclub: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Title:  Children of Blood and Bone Author: Tomi Adeyemi Publisher: Henry Holt Books Page Count: 525 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.2) My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. … Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

February BookClub: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Title:  The Book Thief Author: Markus Zusak Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Page Count: 552 Publication Date: 2006 Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.37) It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still. By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed … Continue reading February BookClub: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

 Title:  Exit West Author: Mohsin Hamid Publisher: Riverhead Page Count: 231 Publication Date: 2017 Category/Genre: Fiction, Magic Realism Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.82) Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and … Continue reading Book Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

January Bookclub: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Title:  Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Page Count: 288 Publication Date: 2017 Category/Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected … Continue reading January Bookclub: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green