The Zookeeper’s Wife: From Book to Movie

When I was contacted by Focus Features a couple months ago asking if I would be willing to review the book-to-movie adaption of The Zookeeper's Wife, I was ECSTATIC. I hadn't actually read The Zookeeper's Wife at that point, but a quick glance at the Goodreads reviews assured me that this would be an excellent … Continue reading The Zookeeper’s Wife: From Book to Movie

The Zookeeper’s Wife (spoiler free)

This is a review of The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman. I was sent this book by @TheZookeepersWife in anticipation of the movie release. Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.5 stars) Content Rating ★★★★☆ Writing Style Rating: ★★★☆☆ Goodreads synopsis: In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabiński (portrayed by two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), have … Continue reading The Zookeeper’s Wife (spoiler free)

We Are Okay

This is a review of We Are Okay by Nina LaCour. I was sent this book by Penguin Teen in exchange for an honest review. Overall Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5 stars) Content Rating ★★★★☆ Writing Style Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads synopsis: You go through life thinking there’s so much you need… Until you leave with only your phone, your wallet, and … Continue reading We Are Okay

The Servant Boy (contains minimal spoilers)

This is a review of The Servant Boy by Reesha Goral. I was sent this book by the author in exchange for an honest review. Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆ (2.5 stars) Content Rating ★★★☆☆ Writing Style Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads synopsis: The Servant Boy highlights the adventures of Zayne Shah, a young man who lives through the most horrific disaster his village, … Continue reading The Servant Boy (contains minimal spoilers)

The Beat on Ruby’s Street (spoiler free)

This is a review of The Beat on Ruby's Street by Jenna Zark. I was sent this book for free in exchange for an honest review. Overall Rating: ★★★★☆  Content Rating ★★★★☆ Writing Style Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads synopsis: The last thing eleven-year-old Ruby Tabeata expected to happen on her way to a Jack Kerouac reading was to be hauled … Continue reading The Beat on Ruby’s Street (spoiler free)

White Spirit (spoiler free)

This is a review of White Spirit by Lance and James Morcan. I was sent this book for free in exchange for an honest review. Overall Rating: ★★★★☆  Content Rating ★★★★☆ (4.5 stars) Writing Style Rating: ★★★☆☆ Goodreads synopsis:      Based on the remarkable true story of Irish convict John Graham, WHITE SPIRIT is an epic historical adventure set … Continue reading White Spirit (spoiler free)