If You Leave Me Reviewed | Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim Published August 7 2018Tags: Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, South Korean CultureFormat: E-AudioPages: 417 | Synopsis From the Publisher | When the communist-backed army from the North invades her home, sixteen-year-old Haemi Lee, along with her widowed mother and ailing brother, is forced to flee to a refugee … Continue reading If You Leave Me Reviewed | Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

Prodigal Summer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Chestnut Trees

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver is the story of three individuals and their relationships over the course of one summer. Set in Appalachia, Kingsolver explores nature themes, such as apex predators, the importance of insects, and the impact of chemical spraying in farming, all while tracking the loves and losses … Continue reading Prodigal Summer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Chestnut Trees

Zero Tolerance | Mini Review

Zero Tolerance - Claudia Mills Synopsis: From Goodreads: Seventh-grader Sierra Shepard has always been the perfect student, so when she sees that she accidentally brought her mother's lunch bag to school, including a paring knife, she immediately turns in the knife at the school office. Much to her surprise, her beloved principal places her in in-school suspension and sets a … Continue reading Zero Tolerance | Mini Review

Home Fire Reviewed | 3.75/5 Cups of Tea

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie is a modern re-telling of the Greek tragedy, Antigone, and set against the backdrop of Islamaphobia and terrorism in Britain and Pakistan. Shamsie's novel has received numerous awards and nominations, including being longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Synopsis: From Goodreads: Isma is free. After … Continue reading Home Fire Reviewed | 3.75/5 Cups of Tea

The Unhoneymooners | ARC Review

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren is a humor-filled romance of the hate-them-then-love-them persuasion. Fans of Christina Lauren's other romance novels will definitely fall in love with this tropical get-away, beachy read. Synopsis: Olive is the most unlucky girl on the planet, while her twin, Ami, is the luckiest. Which makes … Continue reading The Unhoneymooners | ARC Review