Graphic Novel Review: Stargazing by Jen Wang

Review: Stargazing by Jen Wang Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: September 10, 2019 by First Second. Book Description: Moon is everything Christine isn’t. She’s confident, impulsive, artistic . . . and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known. But after Moon moves in next […]

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Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Gallery Books, imprint of Simon & Schuster. Thank you! Publication: August 6, 2019 by Gallery/Scout Press. Book Description: When Rowan stumbles across an ad for a live-in nanny, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss—with a staggeringly generous […]

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Review: We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra

Review: We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada. Thank you! Publication: May 14, 2019 by Penguin Teen Canada/Penguin Random House Canada Book Description: When Walt Whitman fan Jonathan Hopkirk and football player Adam “Kurl” Kurlansky are partnered together in a weekly pen pal assignment, they don’t expect to get much out of it. […]

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Picture Book Reviews: Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess & Harry and Clare’s Amazing Staycation

Two picture books totally perfect for summer (and holiday!) time on the review docket today, courtesy of my friends at Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada! Read on for my thoughts on Janet Hill’s Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess and Harry and Clare’s Amazing Staycation from Ted Staunton and Mika Song. Happy reading!   You may recognize the […]

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Review: I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagán

Review: I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagán Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Thomas Allen & Son. Thank you! Publication: April 1, 2019 by Lake Union Publishing (Amazon/Brilliance Publishing) Book Description: Honesty is the best policy…except maybe when it comes to marriage in this brilliant novel about the high price of perfection from bestselling author Camille Pagán. Wife. Mother. […]

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