Category: Book Review

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Posted June 28, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 17 Comments

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” […]

Blog Tour Review: Oversight by Santino Hassell

Posted June 27, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

Oversight by Santino Hassell  Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley for review; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Goodreads is kind enough to note that the summary contains spoilers for the first book, Insight, so if you want to read the summary, visit Goodreads. Review: While Insight and Oversight follow two different narrators, […]

Review/Giveaway: Sip Tea With Mad Hatter

Posted June 26, 2017 by shooting in Book Review, Giveaway / 22 Comments

Sip Tea with Mad Hatter by Loretta Neff and illustrated by Anirban Mitra Review by Lauren source: copy for review; all opinions are my own Disclosure: compensated for my honest thoughts by The Children’s Book Review and the EW Foundation, Inc. Publisher’s Synopsis: Sip Tea with Mad Hatter  makes learning afternoon tea manners fun, meaningful, and […]

DNF Review: How to Survive a Summer

Posted June 22, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 12 Comments

How to Survive a Summer by Nick White Thoughts by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Camp Levi nestled in the Mississippi countryside is designed to “cure” young teenage boys of their budding homosexuality. Will Dillard, a Midwestern graduate student, spent a summer at the camp as a teenager, and […]

Wildly Into the Dark: Typewriter Poems and the Rattlings of a Curious Mind

Posted June 20, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 14 Comments

Wildly Into the Dark: Typewriter Poems and the Rattlings of a Curious Mind by Tyler Knott Gregson Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): With loyal fans around the world and across the internet, Tyler Knott Gregson is reinventing poetry for a new generation, using Instagram […]

Blog Tour Review: Chief’s Mess by L.A. Witt

Posted June 19, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 23 Comments

Chief’s Mess by L.A. Witt  Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley/publisher for blog tour – all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Anthony Talbot is in Anchor Point to visit family, but after two days of strife, he needs a break. A local gay bar is calling his name. When Chief Noah […]

Blog Tour: The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway

Posted June 18, 2017 by shooting in Book Review, Giveaway / 19 Comments

The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano Review by Lauren source: copy from The Fantastic Flying Book Club; all opinions are my own Official Summary: “It’s dark magic brings him back.”  Tori Burns and her family left D.C. for claustrophobic Chaptico, Maryland, after suddenly inheriting a house under mysterious circumstances. That inheritance puts her at odds with […]

Blog Tour Review: Back to You by Chris Scully

Posted June 16, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 21 Comments

Back to You by Chris Scully  Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Journalist Alex Buchanan has come home to the remote British Columbia town he grew up in, but only because his estranged father is dying. For Alex, the homecoming holds a mix of memories, mostly bad. The […]

Self Guided Journal: Adult-ish by Christina Vanko

Posted June 14, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 24 Comments

Adult-ish by Christina Vanko Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary: A guided journal to celebrate your adult firsts Congrats—you’re an adult now!*   Your first real job. The first plant you kept alive. The first relationship you kept alive (until further notice). This hand-lettered and illustrated guided journal […]