ARC Review: “Americanized – Rebel Without a Green Card” by Sara Saedi

“Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card” by Sara Saedi Publishing Date: February 6, 2018 Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir Page Length: 288 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis:  At thirteen, bright-eyed, straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents […]

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ARC Review: “My Last Love Story” by Falguni Kothari

“My Last Love Story” by Falguni Kothari Publishing Date: January 23, 2018 Genre: Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 304 pages (Netgalley copy) Synopsis: Simi Desai is thirty years old and her husband is dying of cancer. He has two last wishes in his final months: first, that she’ll have his baby so that a piece […]

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ARC Review: “Roomies” by Christina Lauren

“Roomies” by Christina Lauren Release Date: December 5th, 2017 Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 368 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Marriages of convenience are so…inconvenient. Rescued by Calvin McLoughlin from a would-be subway attacker, Holland Bakker pays the brilliant musician back by pulling some of her errand-girl strings and getting him an audition with a big-time […]

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Book Review: “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain” by Phoebe Robinson

“You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain” by Phoebe Robinson (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, Humor, Essay, Memoir Page Length: 318 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson. Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, […]

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Book Review: “A Change of Heart” by Sonali Dev

“A Change of Heart” by Sonali Dev (2016) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 352 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Dr. Nikhil ‘Nic’ Joshi had it all—marriage, career, purpose. Until, while working for Doctors Without Borders in a Mumbai slum, his wife, Jen, discovered a black market organ transplant ring. Before she could expose the truth, […]

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ARC Review: “Radio Girls” by Sarah-Jane Stratford

“Radio Girls” by Sarah-Jane Stratford Genre: Fiction, Historical Release Date: April 14, 2016 Page Length: 384 pages (electronic review edition) Synopsis: The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio…and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside […]

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ARC Review: “Multiple Listings” by Tracy McMillan

“Multiple Listings” by Tracy McMillan Release Date: March 8th, 2016 Genre: Women’s Fiction, Adult Page Length: 336 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: What would you do if your ex-con father suddenly came to visit…indefinitely? Family drama ensues when Nicki’s dad unexpectedly moves in with her, her son, and her boyfriend in this comedic novel from […]

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ARC Review: “Anna and the Swallow Man” by Gabriel Savit

“Anna and the Swallow Man” by Gabriel Savit Publication Date: January 26, 2016 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Historical Page Length: 230 pages (ARC copy) Synopsis: Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Łania is just seven years old when the Germans take her father, a linguistics […]

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ARC Review: “White Collar Girl” by Renée Rosen

“White Collar Girl” by Renée Rosen Release Date: Nov 3rd, 2015 Genre: General Fiction, Adult Synopsis: Every second of every day, something is happening. There’s a story out there buried in the muck, and Jordan Walsh, coming from a family of esteemed reporters, wants to be the one to dig it up. But it’s 1955, and […]

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Book Review: “You Don’t Have To Like Me” by Alida Nugent

“You Don’t Have to Like Me” by Alida Nugent Release Date: October 14, 2015 Genre: Non-fiction, Essays, Feminism Page Length: 240 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Alida Nugent’s first book, Don’t Worry It Gets Worse, received terrific reviews, and her self-deprecating “everygirl” approach continues to win the Internet-savvy writer and blogger new fans. Now, she […]

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