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The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: pregnancy, cancer, women’s rights, Sikh culture & religion, sexual assault, prison, suicide, death. Goodreads Rating: 5 Stars Review: I absolutely adored Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Kaur Jaswal, so I… Read More ›

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Growing Influence by Ron Price and Stacy Ennis

Thank you to Reedsy Discovery and Greenleaf Book Group Press for providing this DRC in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: careers, influence, sexism. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: Emily is frustrated… Read More ›

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: depression, mental illness, suicide. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: My book club buddy Jenna of Jenna Stop Reading has repeatedly said It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini was… Read More ›

Sugar Run by Mesha Maren

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: abuse, tragic childhood, prison, drug usage, death. Goodreads Rating: 3 Stars Review: I initially requested this novel on NetGalley and was denied, but I thought it sounded like an interesting concept… Read More ›

Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: poverty, death, abandonment, molestation. Goodreads Rating: 5 Stars Review: One of my very first books reviews was The Eighty-Dollar Champion by Letts, and I was excited to see that she was… Read More ›

How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: Japanese culture & religion, war, death. Goodreads Rating: 3 Stars Review: One of my favorite things about reading is the ability to gain knowledge and understanding of different customs and cultures… Read More ›

The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

Huge thank you to Gallery, Threshold, Pocket Books and NetGalley for providing me with an eARC in exchange for my honest review. Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: violence, adultery, war, death. Goodreads Rating: 5 Stars Review:… Read More ›

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: sexual relations, profanity. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: It’s been a while since I vicariously traveled through a memoir, so when I saw Newman’s audiobook pop up on a suggested read… Read More ›

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: sexual assault, depression, eating disorders. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: Where do you start with a book as heavy as Hunger? From the very first chapter, Gay describes her auto-biography as “not… Read More ›

Whiskey & Ribbons by Leesa Cross-Smith

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: relationships, love, family, prejudice, police, death, shooting, adultery. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: A heartbreaking love story, set in Kentucky, in the midst of a snowstorm? Yes, please. The reader is introduced to… Read More ›

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