That Summer by Jennifer Weiner

Title: That Summer Author: Jennifer Weiner Publisher: Atria Books Source: NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Summer comes another deliciously twisty novel of intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendship. Daisy Shoemaker can’t sleep. With a thriving cooking business, full schedule of volunteer work, and a beautiful… Continue reading That Summer by Jennifer Weiner

Double Launch of Premee Mohammed and Rhonda Parrish at Aubrey’s Books October 14th

Edmonton authors Premee Mohammed and Rhonda Parrish do a double launch for their new Fall titles. The event is this Thursday from 7pm – 8pm and can even be done virtually! The Annual Migration of Clouds has been called A dark, strange tale of the future that elegantly balances existential horror against necessary hope. Premee… Continue reading Double Launch of Premee Mohammed and Rhonda Parrish at Aubrey’s Books October 14th

Dog Gone, Back Soon by Dr. Nick Trout

Title: Dog Gone, Back Soon Author: Dr. Nick Trout Publisher: Hachette Books Source: Publisher via NetGalley When Dr. Cyrus Mills returned home after inheriting his estranged father’s veterinary practice, The Bedside Manor for Sick Animals, the last thing he wanted was to stay in Eden Falls, Vermont, a moment longer than absolutely necessary.  However, the… Continue reading Dog Gone, Back Soon by Dr. Nick Trout

Malice by Heather Walter

Title: Malice Author: Heather Walter Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Del Ray Source: NetGalley in exchange for an honest review A princess isn’t supposed to fall for an evil sorceress. But in this “bewitching and fascinating” (Tamora Pierce) retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” true love is more than a simple fairy tale. “Walter’s spellbinding debut is for… Continue reading Malice by Heather Walter

Astrid Sees All by Natalie Standiford

Title: Astrid Sees All Author: Natalie Standiford Publisher: Atria Books Source: NetGalley in exchange for an honest review New York’s last bohemia—the glittering, decadent downtown club scene of the 1980s—is the setting for this brilliantly winning novel about a smart, vulnerable young woman taking a deep dive into her dark side, essential for fans of Sweetbitter, Fleabag,… Continue reading Astrid Sees All by Natalie Standiford

Mailbox Monday – June 28th

A big thank you to Marcia for originating Mailbox Monday. In this weekly meme you share books which came into your home during the week. I bought the first book for myself, the next two were birthday gifts, and the last was from the library. Here are the books I picked up this week: One… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – June 28th

Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi

Why did I read this book? I read it as one of the 2021 Read Harder Challenge Tasks. What did I think of this book? I picked up the “Adapted for Young Adults” version which was mildly shorter and used language appropriate for young adults. It may have glossed over or not gone into great… Continue reading Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi

Mailbox Monday – May 17th

A big thank you to Marcia for originating Mailbox Monday. In this weekly meme you share books which came into your home during the week. The first book is from the library and the second is from NetGalley. I follow Kaitlyn Greenridge on twitter who amplifies voices I don’t follow on my feed. And it… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – May 17th