Hardcover, 432 pages Published March 1st 2016 by Crown I received a copy of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City from the publisher, Crown, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Matthew Desmond’s research-driven prose is a dazzling work of examination and insight. Within these pages, the business and culture of evictions is dissected … More Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Hardcover, 492 pages Published April 19th 2016 by Random House Eligible is the witty and modern retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Here you will find the Bennett sisters in the 21st century, complete with artificial insemination, yoga, and fad workout obsessions among other more raucous taboos. Here you will also find nearly 200 chapters—oh … More Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Hardcover, 288 pages Published May 5th 2016 by Chatto & Windus It is set for a US release in February 2017 I received a copy of The Woman Next Door from its publishers, Chatto and Windus, via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Hortensia James and Marion Agostino have been rivals for decades, though … More The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso
Hardcover, 304 pages Published April 5th 2016 by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux “How do you know you didn’t ruin my life forty years ago?” “From what I can see, you never looked back.” “I looked back, believe me,” she says. “That makes two of us.” Firstly, let me say to those who have … More The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
Published January 8th 2010 by M.U.D. House Books (first published January 8th 2009) “They all believed back then that love lasted forever. By now they surely knew…that forever was a treacherous myth, though probably a necessary one.” This novel was given to me by the author in exchange for an honest … More Patches of Grey by Roy L. Pickering, Jr.