The Testaments – Book Review

Author: Margaret Atwood Genre: Dystopian Fiction Publisher: Nan A. Talese Published: September 10, 2019 Book Description: More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale,the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the…

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How We Fight For Our Lives – Book Review

Author: Saeed Jones Genre: Memoir Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: October 8, 2019 Book Description: “People don’t just happen,” writes Saeed Jones. “We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people who dared to raise us. The ‘I’ it seems doesn’t exist until we are able to say, ‘I am no longer yours.’” Haunted…

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American Royals – Book Review

Author: Katherine McGee Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Published: September 3, 2019 Book Description: What if America had a royal family? If you can’t get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. Crazy Rich Asiansmeets The Crown. Perfect for fans of…

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Motherland – Book Review

Author: Elissa Altman Genre: Memoir Publisher: Ballentine Books Published: August 6, 2019 Book Description: After surviving a traumatic childhood in nineteen-seventies New York and young adulthood living in the shadow of her flamboyant mother, Rita, a makeup-addicted former television singer, Elissa Altman has managed to build a very different life, settling in Connecticut with her…

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The Truth is a Theory – Book Review

Author: Karyn Bristol Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Wooden Dock Press Published Date: June 14, 2019 Book Description: How do you define the truth? Is it what you see? Is it what you are told by a beloved partner, a best friend, a trusted parent? Is it the whispers you hear in the halls of your…

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