Book Review | A Robot in the Garden by Deborah Install

Authour: Deborah Install Format: Trade Paperback, 284 pages Publication date: June 30th 2015 Publisher: Random House Canada Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “Why would there be a robot in the garden? Have you left that bloody gate open again, Amy?” (p. 7) Although I had lukewarm feelings towards The […]

Book Review | Three Day Summer by Sarvenaz Tash

Authour: Sarvenaz Tash Format: Advance Reader Copy, 234 pages Publication date: May 19th 2015 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Girl meets boy, it’s your typical setup for a summer romance. However, what if they met in 1969 during the legendary Woodstock […]

Book Review | Always the Bridesmaid by Lindsey Kelk

Authour: Lindsey Kelk Format: Advance Reader Copy, 386 pages Publication date: June 16th 2015 Publisher: Harper Collins Publisher Social Media: Twitter/Facebook/SavvyReader Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: For some of you, readers June is the start of the “wedding season” which means all those invitations to weddings of family and […]

Book Review | A Tale of Two Besties by Sophia Rossi

Authour: Sophia Rossi Format: Advance Reader Copy, 302 pages Publication date: May 12th 2015 Publisher: Razorbill Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Every so often after reading a large number of heavy subject books, you may crave a break from it all. For me, I usually accomplish this by picking […]

Mystery Monday | Hungry Ghosts by Peggy Blair

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. […]

Words of Asia | China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Kevin Kwan was born in Singapore and currently lives in Manhattan. China Rich Girlfriend is his second novel, a follow up to his first novel, Crazy Rich Asians. Having grown up […]

Words of Asia | In the Country: Stories by Mia Alvar

For a listing of the links to all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Mia Alvar is a writer who currently lives in New York City. She was born in the Philippines and raised in Bahrain and the United States. In the Country is her […]

Words of Asia | Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Nayomi Munaweera was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. At the age of three she immigrated with her family to Nigeria. Her family later settled in Southern California in 1984. Island of […]

Words of Asia | Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Haruki Murakami is probably the best known Japanese authour in the Western world. He has written many contemporary works of literature which include both novels and short stories, as well as […]