The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Book Review

The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Book Review

By: Christy Lefteri “Where there are bees there are flowers, and wherever there are flowers there is new life and hope.” My synopsis of the book: The Beekeeper of Aleppo is centred around a Syrian family affected by the civil war that is spreading around them.  The first few chapters show the reader how ordinary [...]

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 Bad Mothers Book Club- My Book Review

The Bad Mothers Book Club- My Book Review

By Keris Stainton This is another great mom read; I highly recommend it! What is the story about? The Bad Mothers’ Book Club by Keris Stainton is a fictional story about a group of mothers with the primary focus being on the character, Emma Chance.  Emma and her husband, Paul, have two young children.   They [...]