Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Nestled in the Hudson Valley is a sumptuous retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, private fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you get paid big money—more than you’ve ever dreamed of—to spend a few seasons in this luxurious locale. The catch? For nine months, you belong to the Farm. You cannot leave the grounds; your … Continue reading Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

My Rating: 2/5 The Blurb: In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her trouble and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes ‘interesting’. The last thing she ever wanted to … Continue reading Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his talented, volatile, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace. To design experts, she’s a legendary architect. But to 15 year-old Bee, she is quite simply Mum. Then Bernadette disappears. And Bee’s search for her mother reveals an extraordinary woman trying to find her … Continue reading Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Reclusive Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant to write her story, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Determined to use this opportunity to jump-start her career, Monique listens in fascination. From making her way to Los Angeles in … Continue reading Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: For two sworn enemies, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime – maybe even love – in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies. Olive Torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed. By contrast, her sister … Continue reading Book Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren