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

Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss, Jr.

Hardcover, 368 pages Published August 2nd 2016 by Simon & Schuster           “He was a thirty-two-year-old, college-educated father drowning his family in debt but energized by a simple prospect: proving to Phoebe that he alone, not a New York banker or some handsome young physician, was the winning play still.”            Oh, … More Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss, Jr.

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Hardcover, 310 pages Published September 13th 2016 by Doubleday (first published August 2016) Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood – where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent … More The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

A Wife of Noble Character by Yvonne Georgina Puig

Hardcover, 320 pages Expected publication: August 2nd 2016 by Henry Holt & Co.      I received an advance-read copy of this book from the publisher, Henry Holt & Co., via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Boy, was I looking forward to reading this one! With its attractive cover promising intrigue, social commentary … More A Wife of Noble Character by Yvonne Georgina Puig