Hidden Valley Road – Book Review

Hidden Valley Road – Book Review

By: Robert Kolker “...for almost as long, Donald has consistently and unwaveringly maintained that he is, in fact, the offspring of an octopus.” Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker is a true story of a post-world war II family, the Galvin's, living in Colorado, USA. Through the Galvin family, [...]

The Happy Ever After Playlist- Book Review

The Happy Ever After Playlist- Book Review

Author: Abby Jimenez "You can't control the bad things that happen to you. All you can do is decide how much of you you're going to let them take." I want to start by saying that The Happy Ever After Playlist, by Abby Jimenez, is actually the second book of a series.  However, I didn't [...]

Before We Were Yours- Book Review

Before We Were Yours- Book Review

This book is written by Lisa Wingate. “A woman's past need not predict her future.  She can dance to new music if she chooses.  Her own music.  To hear the tune, she must only stop talking. To herself, I mean.  We’re always trying to persuade ourselves of things.” Lisa Wingate, the author of Before We [...]

The Age of Light – Book Review

The Age of Light – Book Review

This book is an interesting work of fiction because its main characters are based on real people. Parts of their lives have been put together by the author, Whitney Scharer's, imagination. I didn't know this until I had completed the book and began to do some research into the author. I'm not sure how I [...]

The Love that Split the World – Book Review

The Love that Split the World – Book Review

By: Emily Henry What is the story about… This story follows a teenage girl named Natalie Cleary, who has just finished high school and is preparing to attend college in the fall.  Natalie was born into an Aboriginal community; however, she was adopted at a very young age by a non-Aboriginal family.  Therefore, she knows [...]