Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

Hardcover, 352 pages Expected publication: January 3rd 2017 by Atria/Emily Bestler Books I received an advance-read copy of this book from the publisher, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This review contains spoilers, which are noted within. There’s a lot to be said for being a teenager today. Of course, … More Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

Hardcover, 480 pages Published June 21st 2016 by Viking “If this book accomplishes anything it will be to have exposed a number of myths about the American dream, to have disabused readers of the notion that upward mobility is a function of the founders’ ingenious plan…” Nancy Isenberg’s White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of … More White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

The Empress of Tempera by Alex Dolan

I received an advance-read copy of this book from the publisher, Diversion Publishing, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Paperback, 282 pages Expected publication: September 13th 2016 by Diversion Publishing The Empress of Tempera is the tale of Paire Anjou, a 20-year-old Maine native running from her past turned art student in New … More The Empress of Tempera by Alex Dolan

The Inferno: The Definitive Illustrated Edition, Dante Alighieri

Kindle Edition, 192 pages Published June 22nd 2016 by Dover Publications This edition of The Inferno offered visual artistry and a deeper understanding of this text. Dante’s Inferno has been on the must-read lists of schools and universities for decades, but this edition really brought it to life, both highlighting its wondrous darkness and magnifying … More The Inferno: The Definitive Illustrated Edition, Dante Alighieri