Book Review | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying by Carol Leifer

Authour: Carol Leifer Format: Advance Reader Copy, 224 pages Publication date: April 8th 2014 Publisher: Quirk Books Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying is a sort of memoir written by Carol Leifer, who is a comedian, writer, producer and actress. In case […]

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 | 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 | 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 […]

Book Review | Never Have I Ever by Katie Heaney

Authour: Katie Heaney Format: Trade Paperback, 255 pages Publication date: January 14, 2014 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: “I’ve been single for my entire life. Not one boyfriend. Not one short-term dating situation. Not one person with whom I regularly hung out and kissed on […]

Book Review | This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

Authour: Ann Patchett Format: Advance Reader Copy, 306 pages Publication date: November 5th 2013 Publisher: Harper Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband—creating a […]