April Bookclub: Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Title:  Faithful Author: Alice Hoffman Publisher:  Simon Schuster Page Count: 258 Publication Date: 2016 Category/Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Adult Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.99) Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away … Continue reading April Bookclub: Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Book Review: The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature by Viv Groskop

 Title:  The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature                                      Author: Viv Groskop Publisher: Fig Tree Page Count: 224 Publication Date: 2017 Category/Genre: Non Fiction, Cultural, Memoir, History, Books about Books, Self Help Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.07) My Rating: ★★★★☆ … Continue reading Book Review: The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature by Viv Groskop

February Reading Challenge: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Despite being enrolled in AP English and taking English Lit courses, somehow I had never been introduced to Wuthering Heights – and there are very few classics I hadn’t read. So for this month’s Reading Challenge of reading something you wished you read in High School, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to dive into … Continue reading February Reading Challenge: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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