Book Review: Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

Daughter of Bad Times... About the Book: A suspenseful, truthful and compelling novel from the critically acclaimed author of The Roving Party. Rin Braden is almost ready to give up on life after the heartbreaking death of her lover Yamaan and the everyday dread of working for her mother's corrupt private prison company. But through … Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek... About the Book: The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her … Continue reading Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Book Review: I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott

I Miss You When I Blink: Dispatches from a Relatively Ordinary Life... About the Book: Spot-on observations about domestic, professional, and creative life, taking on the conflicting pressures of modern womanhood with humour and thoughtful contemplation, from an author who is connected to highly influential writers like Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett. In this memoir-in-essays … Continue reading Book Review: I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott

Book Review: Graffiti Lane – A Poetry Collection by Kelly Van Nelson

Graffiti Lane... About the Book: Graffiti Lane looks at life through an unfiltered lens, bringing a personal perspective on the grittiness of urban living in an eclectic mix of traditional, shadow and freeform poetry. The collection tackles issues of intimidation and discrimination, including playground and corporate bullying, domestic violence, marginalisation, gender inequity, mental health and … Continue reading Book Review: Graffiti Lane – A Poetry Collection by Kelly Van Nelson

Book Review: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

Gravity is the Thing… About the Book: Abigail Sorensen has spent her life trying to unwrap the events of 1990. It was the year she started receiving random chapters from a self-help book called The Guidebook in the post. It was also the year Robert, her brother, disappeared on the eve of her sixteenth birthday. … Continue reading Book Review: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty