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

Book Review: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

Title:  Leaders Eat Last Author: Simon Sinek Publisher: Portfolio Page Count: 244 Publication Date: January 7, 2014 Category/Genre: Non Fiction, Leadership, Business Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.13) My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) The highly anticipated follow-up to Simon Sinek’s global bestseller Start with Why Simon Sinek is an optimist, a visionary thinker, and a leader of the cultural revolution of … Continue reading Book Review: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

Book Review: Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

 Title:  Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Anchor Books Page Count: 311 Publication Date: 1985 Category/Genre: Fiction, Dystopia Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.08) My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose … Continue reading Book Review: Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Title:  Little Fires Everywhere Author: Celeste Ng Publisher: Penguin Press Page Count: 336 Publication Date: September 12, 2017 Category/Genre: Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.17) My Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5) In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads to the colors of the houses to … Continue reading Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng