Mini Review Time!

Here are three mini reviews for you today! *** This post contains affiliate links. The links to Amazon are affiliate links which means that if you click the link and make a purchase, then I receive a small commission. *** The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin My copy came from: Borrowed from … More Mini Review Time!

Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other—for no one but … More Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Mini Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens embarks on a country drive, during which he looks back over his career to reassure … More Mini Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Book Review: Regeneration by Pat Barker (Regeneration Trilogy #1)

Official Synopsis from the back of the book: In 1917 Siegfried Sassoon, noted poet and decorated war hero, publicly refused to continue serving as a British officer in World War I. His reason: the war was a senseless slaughter. He was officially classified “mentally unsound” and sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital. There a brilliant psychiatrist, … More Book Review: Regeneration by Pat Barker (Regeneration Trilogy #1)

ARC Review: House of Names by Colm Toibin

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: (WARNING: SPOILERS FOR THE ENTIRE PLOT OF THE BOOK ARE IN THE SYNOPSIS) From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra—spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling—and her children.“I have been acquainted with the smell of death.” So begins Clytemnestra’s tale … More ARC Review: House of Names by Colm Toibin

Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.”  Synopsis: Set in France during World War II, young, blind Marie-Laure escapes Paris with her father and goes to Saint-Malo, possibly with the beautiful diamond called the Sea of Flames. In Berlin, young Werner joins the Hitler Youth and specializes in … More Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr