Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Title: A Tale for the Time BeingAuthor: Ruth OzekiRating: ★Summary: In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there’s only one escape from her aching loneliness and classmates’ bullying, but before she ends it all, Nao plans to document the life of her great-grandmother, a Buddhist nun who’s lived more than a century, in a diary that … Continue reading Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Top Ten: Characters with Whom I’d Like to Be Friends

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was characters with whom I'd like to be friends. ♥ Stacey from Blue Is For Nightmares♥ Elle from Geekerella♥ Susan, Esther, and Daisy from Giant Days♥ Cameron from If I'm Being Honest♥ Cal from Middlesex ♥ Bex from The … Continue reading Top Ten: Characters with Whom I’d Like to Be Friends

Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Title: Waiting for Tom HanksAuthor: Kerry WinfreyRating: ★★★★Summary: Annie is twenty-seven years old, single, and obsessed with romantic comedies, her dating life limited by the expectations she’s formed from the movies. With high hopes of finding her own Tom Hanks in the perfect, meet-cute romantic comedy kind of way, Annie avoids new experiences. But when … Continue reading Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Review: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Title: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern IrelandAuthor: Patrick Radden KeefeRating: ★★★Summary: In December 1972, Jean McConville was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders; her ten children never saw her again until her body was found in 2003, five years after an accord brought an uneasy peace to … Continue reading Review: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe