Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan

Out of the Sun - Esi Edugyan (Anansi, 2021) Esi Edugyan is best known for her award-winning fiction - Half Blood Blues and Washington Black - but in this non-fiction book she tackles the subjects of Race and Storytelling. The book is divided according to geographical areas as well as topics: Europe and the Art… Continue reading Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan

What I Read – November 2021

Read: Nostalgia is Heartless - Sarah Lahey (She Writes Press, 2021) We Run the Tides - Vendela Vida (Ecco, 2021) I hope this finds you well - Kate Baer (Harper Perennial, 2021) Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch - Rivka Galchen (Harper Perennial, 2021) Out of the Sun - Esi Edugyan (Anansi, 2021) Obasan… Continue reading What I Read – November 2021

What I Read – August 2020

Read: The Daughters of Foxcote Manor - Eve Chase (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2020) Between Inca Walls - Evelyn Kohl LaTorre (She Writes Press, 2020) Radicalized - Cory Doctorow (Tor, 2019) True Story - Kate Reed Petty (Viking, 2020) Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies - Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (Anansi, 2020) Molly of the Mall -… Continue reading What I Read – August 2020

Book Review: Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies - Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (Anansi, 2020 I received an Advance Readers Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. It is on sale September 1, 2020 I finished this book a couple of weeks ago and have been sitting on it since then, attempting to formulate my thoughts… Continue reading Book Review: Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

What I Read – March 2020

Read: No More Nice Girls - Lauren McKeon (Anansi, 2020) The Regrets - Amy Bonnaffons (Little, Brown and Company, 2020) Ducks, Newburyport - Lucy Ellmann (Biblioasis, 2019) Apeirogon - Colum McCann (Harper Collins, 2020) If I Had Your Face - Frances Cha (Ballantine Books, 2020) We Two Alone - Jack Wang (Astoria, 2020) Currently Reading:… Continue reading What I Read – March 2020

Book Review: No More Nice Girls by Lauren McKeon

No More Nice Girls - Lauren McKeon (Anansi, 2020) I received an Uncorrected Proof of this book. All opinions are my own. We tell girls that they can be anything they want to be. But is this really true? Are they truly going through life with the same opportunities as their male peers or is… Continue reading Book Review: No More Nice Girls by Lauren McKeon

What I Read – May 2019

Read: Carry Me - Peter Behrens (Anansi, 2016) Boys: What It Means to Become a Man - Rachel Giese (Patrick Crean Editions, 2018) Crow - Amy Spurway (Goose Lane, 2019) Celebration of Discipline - Richard J. Foster (HarperOne, 2018) Chop Suey Nation - Ann Hui (Douglas & McIntyre, 2019) A Prayer Journal - Flannery O'Connor… Continue reading What I Read – May 2019

Book Review: Carry Me by Peter Behrens

Carry Me - Peter Behrens (Anansi, 2016) One word that comes to mind when I think of Carry Me is "ambitious". A novel covering two world wars, as well as the complex period between them. A novel covering this period over England, Germany, Ireland, and even a bit of America. It's a lot and it… Continue reading Book Review: Carry Me by Peter Behrens

Book Review: Our Endless Numbered Days – Claire Fuller

I read Claire Fuller's most recent novel, Swimming Lessons, (review here) last year and was intrigued enough by her writing to seek out her previous book at the local library. I'm glad I did because I actually liked Our Endless Numbered Days quite a bit more than I liked Swimming Lessons. A book part of that is the… Continue reading Book Review: Our Endless Numbered Days – Claire Fuller

What I Read – May 2017

Silence - Shusaku Endo (Picador Classic, 2015) translated from the Japanese by William Johnston But Christ did not die for the good and beautiful. It is easy enough to die for the good and beautiful; the hard thing is to die for the miserable and corrupt - this is the realization that came home to… Continue reading What I Read – May 2017