Category Archive: Book Reviews

Book Review: Happy Are the Happy by Yasmina Reza

Synopsis (taken from the back cover of the book): “Happy are the loved ones and the lovers and those who can do without love. Happy are the happy.” –Jorge Luis Borges This citation… Continue reading

Book Review: The Dinner by Herman Koch

 Synopsis (taken from the back of the book): It’s a summer’s evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. Between mouthfuls of food and over the scrapings of… Continue reading

Book Review: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Synopsis (taken from the back of the book): This intense novel follows Tony Webster, a middle-aged man, as he contends with a past he never thought much about—until his closest childhood friends return… Continue reading

Book Review: Why Are You So Sad? By Jason Porter

Synopsis (taken from the back of the book): Have we all sunken into a species-wide bout of clinical depression? Porter’s uproarious, intelligent debut centers on Raymond Champs, an illustrator of assembly manuals for… Continue reading

Book Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened By Jenny Lawson

Synopsis (taken from the back cover of the book): When Jenny Lawson was little, all she ever wanted was to fit in. That dream was cut short by her fantastically unbalanced father and a… Continue reading

Book Report: The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson

General Synposis (taken from the back cover of the book): They say one out of every hundred people is a psychopath. You probably passed one on the street today. These are people who… Continue reading

Book Report: I Thought It Was Just Me by Brene Brown

General Synopsis (taken from the back cover of the book): The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is… Continue reading

Shattered Illusions Gets Reviewed by The Stuff of Success

…..I knew all this work would pay off eventually. In case you didn’t catch this review on the Facebook page, here’s a link to a review written by Athena Nagel from Hooray… Continue reading

The Latest News and Views

My dearest readers (non- existent and otherwise), I have completely fallen off the face of the blogosphere. This is the problem of working two jobs while trying to promote a novel. You never… Continue reading

This Week in the Media

This week, I was very lucky to secure a guest spot on a fantastic book blog, SS Book Fanatics! You can check out the guest spot and a new review of Shattered Illusions… Continue reading