Book Review | Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

Authour: Emery Lord Format: Hardcover, 344 pages Publication date: April 15th 2014 Publisher: Walker Childrens Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “It takes a long time to learn someone. It takes a long time to see a person as a whole spectrum, from worst to best—from the mismanaged heartache that […]

Book Review | The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Authour: Gabrielle Zevin Format: Hardcover, 260 pages Publication date: April 1st 2014 Publisher: Viking Canada Source: Won in Chatelaine giveaway Review: “People tell boring lies about politics, God, and love. You know everything you need to know about a person from the answer to the question, “What is your favorite book?” Do you love books […]

Mystery Mondays | Blood Always Tells by Hilary Davidson

Mystery Mondays is a sometimes weekly, sometimes biweekly and sometimes monthly review feature here on Words of Mystery that showcases books in the mystery (and on occasion thriller) genre that we are currently reading and our thoughts on them. Feel free to comment and leave suggestions as to what we should read and review next. […]

Book Review | Paris Letters by Janice Macleod

Authour: Janice Macleod Format: Advance Reader Copy, 258 pages Publication date: February 4th 2014 Publisher: Sourcebooks Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: This was the second memoir I read that was set in Paris but Paris Letters is definitely a much different story than We’ll Always Have Paris. Here we […]

Book Review | Never Google Heartbreak by Emma Garcia

Authour: Emma Garcia Format: E-Book, 352 pages Publication date: March 7th, 2014 Publisher: Bookouture Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: What I found very relatable about this book, is how so many of my friends are in similar situations as the protagonist of Never Google Heartbreak. Many of them are […]

Early Book Review | The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Authour: Jennifer E. Smith Format: Advance Reader Copy, 337 pages Publication date: April 15st 2014 Publisher: Little, Brown for Young Readers Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Jennifer E. Smith’s The Geography of You and Me is a contemporary young adult love story set in one of my favourite cities […]

Book Review | We’ll Always Have Paris: A Mother/Daughter Adventure by Jennifer Coburn

Authour: Jennifer Coburn Format: Advance Reader Copy, 376 pages Publication date: April 8th 2014 Publisher: Sourcebooks Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: We’ll Always Have Paris may not have much romance in it but it is definitely a story of love in particular family love. This is much more than […]

Book Review | Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die #1) by Danielle Paige

Authour: Danielle Paige Format: Advance Reader Copy, 452 pages Publication date: April 1st 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Who here has grown up reading stories of an Oz that’s wonderful, beautiful and full of genuine happiness? Ok I haven’t but I did see the movie and […]

Book Review | Listen to the Squawking Chicken: A Daughter’s Blueprint for Life from the Mother Who Thinks She Knows Best

Authour: Elaine Lui Format: Advance Reader Copy, 223 pages Publication date: April 1st 2014 Publisher: Random House Canada Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: My siblings and I grew up with not one, but two Asian immigrant moms. The first being of course our biological mothers, and the second being […]