Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Wise Woman by Philippa Gregory

Published: May 27th, 2008 by Touchstone Pages: 520 Genre: Historical Fiction Purchase on http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: Growing up as an abandoned outcast on the moors, young Alys’ only company is her cruel foster mother, Morach, the local wise woman who is whispered to practice the…

Book Review: China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

Published: May 2016 by Anchor Pages:496 Genre: Fiction Purchase @ http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: It’s the eve of Rachel Chu’s wedding, and she should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond, a wedding dress she loves, and a fiancé willing to thwart his…

Book Review: This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

Published: September 2012 by Riverhead Books Pages: 217 Genre: Fiction (Short Stories) Purchase on http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: On a beach in the Dominican Republic, a doomed relationship flounders. In the heat of a hospital laundry room in New Jersey, a woman does her  lover’s washing…

Book Review: The Carnivorous City by Toni Kan

Published: October 2016 by Cassava Republic Press Pages: 378 Genre: Fiction Purchase from http://www.amazon.com; http://www.jumia.com; Prince Ebaeno Supermarket, Lekki phase 1, Lagos. Publisher’s Blurb: Sabato Rabato aka Soni Dike is a Lagos Big Boy; a criminal turned grandee, with a beautiful wife, a sea-side…

Book Review: Children of Blood & Bones by Tomi Adeyemi

Published March 6th, 2018 by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers Pages: 525 Genre: Fiction (Young Adult, fantasy) Purchase on http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother…

Book Review: Becoming The Woman God Wants Me To Be: A 90-Day Guide To Living The Proverbs 31 Life by Donna Partow

Published: May, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company Pages: 352 Genre: Christian (Non-Fiction) Purchase on http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: Proverbs 31 woman? No problem! In Becoming the Woman God Wants Me To Be, Partow gives women inspiration and practical direction to move them toward the…

Book Review: The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers

Published February, 2018 by Tyndale House Pages: 512 Genre: Christian Fiction Purchase on http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want―money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he…

Book Review: The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta

First published in 1979 by Heinemann Pages: 350 Genre: Fiction (African Literature/Historical Fiction) Buy on http://www.amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: This novel explores the life of a Nigerian woman, Nnu Ego. Nnu’s life centres on her children and through them, she gains the respect of her…

Book Review: Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan

Published: May, 2017 by doubleday Pages: 398 Genre: Fiction (Sequel to Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girl) Buy on Amazon.com Publisher’s Blurb: When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedside–but he’s…

Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Published: June, 2013 by Doubleday Pages: 416 Genre: Fiction Publisher’s blurb: Crazy Rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes…