Category Archive: book reviews

Book Review: The Other Typist

The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell has a memorable but somewhat unreliable narrator in Rose Baker. It’s 1923, and Rose is a typist with the New York City Police Department, who with a… Continue reading

Book Review: The Firebird by Susana Kearsley

Veronica has been a huge fan of Susanna Kearsley for some time now, so when Good Reads and Simon & Schuster were doing a giveaway for her new book, The Firebird, we crossed… Continue reading

Book review: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

I’m no stranger to reading difficult subject matters but I was wholly unprepared for A Constellation of Vital Phenomenon. I would be the first to admit my ignorance to war and strife that… Continue reading

Book Review: The Flamethrowers

The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner was a dizzying ride through 1977’s New York City during the artist explosion and as seen through Reno, a young woman on the verge. There are so few authors… Continue reading

Book Review: The Light Between Oceans

Released in 2012, we were recently sent a copy of The Light Between Oceans by M. L Stedman in celebration of its paperback release in April. Already receiving a lot of much-deserved buzz,… Continue reading

Book Review: Last Class

“What do a gay teenager whose first name is Last, a future sorority queen who calls her horse Pierce Chad Stonington III, a virgin-until-marriage pledge group, a pirate radio station, a wacko fundamentalist… Continue reading

Book Review: Family Pictures

Veronica won the ARC for Family Pictures by Jane Green on Goodreads as part of the first-reads program.  This is my first Jane Green novel and I am delighted to have been lucky… Continue reading

Book Review: The Lion Seeker

The Lion Seeker is a coming of age novel set South Africa during the political unrest leading up to, during and after Hitler’s rise to power. Unbelievably, this is the debut novel for… Continue reading

Book Review: The Almond Tree

I was sent a copy of The Almond Tree through Good Reads and I’m ashamed to admit that I kept putting off reading it. It seemed like a book with plenty of heavy… Continue reading