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

Review: Fake It Till You Break It by Jenn P. Nguyen

Title: Fake It Till You Break ItAuthor: Jenn P. NguyenRating: ★Summary: Mia and Jake have known each other their whole lives, and their mothers are convinced that they'd be the perfect couple—if only they could stand to be in the same room. After yet another attempt to push them together, Jake and Mia decide they’ve … Continue reading Review: Fake It Till You Break It by Jenn P. Nguyen

Review: This Is Not a Love Scene by S.C. Megale

Title: This Is Not a Love SceneAuthor: S.C. MegaleRating: ★Summary: Lights, camera—all Maeve needs is action. At eighteen, a rare form of muscular dystrophy stands in the way of romance, but she's got her friends, her humor, and a passion for film-making to keep her occupied... until a hot older guy literally walks into her … Continue reading Review: This Is Not a Love Scene by S.C. Megale

Review: Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

Title: Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime UnitAuthors: John Douglas & Mark OlshakerRating: ★Summary: Over 25 years, Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement, pursuing some of the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of the 20th century. Using his uncanny ability to become both predator and prey, Douglas examined … Continue reading Review: Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

Review: Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Title: Here and Now and ThenAuthor: Mike ChenRating: ★½Summary: Kin Stewart is an everyday family man trying to keep the spark in his marriage and struggling to connect with his teenage daughter. But his current life is a far cry from his previous career as a time-traveling secret agent. Stranded in suburban San Francisco since the 1990s, … Continue reading Review: Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Title: One Day in DecemberAuthor: Josie SilverRating: ★½Summary: Laurie is pretty sure that love at first sight doesn't exist anywhere except the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there's a moment of pure magic... and then her bus drives away. Despite searching … Continue reading Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver