Book Review, Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘My Life as a Potato’, by Arianne Costner

About the Author, Arianne Costner: Arianne Costner is a former English teacher who firmly believes that writers should crack up at their own jokes. Born and raised in Mesa, Arizona as the oldest of five, she currently lives outside of Los Angeles, California with her husband and children. Her favorite kind of potato is the… Read More Book Review: ‘My Life as a Potato’, by Arianne Costner

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Book Review Round-Up: March 2020

Review of ‘The Night Country’, by Melissa Albert Melissa Albert’s The Night Country was, imo, even better than The Hazel Wood. It was plot driven, didn’t stop for a second, and extremely creative. Gritty, as well. Oppressive at times, uplifting in the end. A little different from the usual stuff that I read, and not… Read More Book Review Round-Up: March 2020

Book Review, Non Fiction, Parenting, Review

Book Review: ‘Notes To My Son’, by Eric Lynn

About the Author, Eric Lynn: Eric Lynn spends his professional life managing workforce solutions for small, mid-sized and Fortune 1000 companies. With years of professional experience, Eric understands the value of preparation. Thus when his wife, Ashley, became pregnant, Eric sought a way to prepare for his new role as a father. Something shifted within… Read More Book Review: ‘Notes To My Son’, by Eric Lynn

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Book Review Round-Up: February 2020

Must-Read: When I Was White, by Sarah Valentine (non-fiction) Sarah Valentine’s When I Was White was an incredible read.  In short, a young woman in her early twenties finds out that she is not the daughter of the white man she has been calling “Dad” all these years, but rather the daughter of a black… Read More Book Review Round-Up: February 2020

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Book Review Round-Up: January 2020

Review of ‘The Water Dancer’, by Ta-Nehisi Coates (fiction) Fiction has the power to effect change by immersing the reader in a reality completely different from his own, but vital to understanding the reasons behind some of modern-day society’s failures.  The Water Dancer, although containing some supernatural elements, is such an important read when it… Read More Book Review Round-Up: January 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Reverie’, by Ryan La Sala

About the Author, Ryan La Sala: Ryan La Sala has always lived on the partition between the real and unreal. He writes about surreal things happening to real people, and his stories are almost always queer. His first book, REVERIE,  focuses on the worlds we build within ourselves—our dreams and our delusions—and how they warp our… Read More Book Review: ‘Reverie’, by Ryan La Sala

Book Review, Fiction, Racism, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight”, by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal

About the Authors: Kimberly Jones Kimberly Jones is a former bookseller, and now she Hosts the Atlanta Chapter of the popular Well Read Black Girl book club, as well as the infamous, viral sensation the YA Truth or Dare author panel at the Decatur Book Festival. She has worked in film and television with trailblazing… Read More Book Review: “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight”, by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal

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Book Review: ‘The Storyteller’s Secret’, by Sejal Badani

About the Author: A former attorney, Sejal Badani left the law to pursue writing full time. She is a USA Today, Washington Post & Amazon Charts bestselling author, Goodreads Fiction Award Finalist and ABC/DISNEY Writing Fellowship Finalist. About the Book: From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the… Read More Book Review: ‘The Storyteller’s Secret’, by Sejal Badani

Book Review, Fiction, Middle Grade, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Free Pizza’, by GC McRae

About the Author: GC McRae is the bestselling author of two young adult novels, three illustrated children’s books and a collection of original fairy tales. His writing is fall-down funny, even when the theme is darker than a coal-miner’s cough. GC McRae reads to anybody at any time, in person or online, for free, which… Read More Book Review: ‘Free Pizza’, by GC McRae

Book Review, Memoir, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘The Pale-Faced Lie’, by David Crow { and Giveaway }

About the Author, David Crow: David Crow spent his early years on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico. Through grit, resilience, and a thirst for learning, he managed to escape his abusive childhood, graduate from college, and build a successful lobbyist business in Washington. Today, David is a sought-after speaker, giving talks… Read More Book Review: ‘The Pale-Faced Lie’, by David Crow { and Giveaway }