Book Review: Superpowered by Renee Jain & Dr. Shefali Tsabary

Blurb: Now more than ever, kids need to feel empowered as they work through anxiety and low self-esteem. With its helpful, hands-on suggestions and tips, SUPERPOWERED will be embraced by every kid with insecurities, worries, and anxious thoughts. Renee Jain (founder of GoZen!) and Dr. Shefali Tsabary (New York Times bestelling author and Oprah contributor) make …

Book Review: Hysteria by Jessica Gross

Blurb: In HYSTERIA, we meet a young woman an hour into yet another alcohol-fueled, masochistic, sexual bender at her local bar. There is a new bartender working this time, one she hasn't seen before, and who can properly make a drink. He looks familiar, and as she is consumed by shame from her behavior the …

Book Review: Middlemarch by George Eliot + Favourite quotes

Blurb: Dorothea is bright, beautiful and rebellious. Lydgate is the ambitious new doctor in town. Both of them long to make a positive difference in the world. But their stories do not proceed as expected and both they and the other inhabitants of Middlemarch, must struggle to reconcile themselves to their fates and find their …

Book Review: You beneath your skin by Damyanti Biswas

Blurb: Indian American single mother Anjali Morgan juggles her job as a psychiatrist with caring for her autistic teenage son. She is in a long-standing affair with ambitious police commissioner Jatin Bhatt – an irresistible attraction that could destroy both their lives. Across the city there is a crime spree: slum women found stuffed in trash …

Book Review: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Blurb: Oscar Wilde's madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its 1895 publication and premiere performance. The rapid-fire wit and eccentric characters of The Importance of Being Earnest have made it a mainstay of the high school curriculum for decades. Published: 14 February 1895 Favourite quote: …

Book Review: The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

Blurb: A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor. Published: 13 August 2019 (first published in 1994) Page length: 274 Review: The Memory Police is a dystopian novel about an island where things keep disappearing. Things like birds, emeralds, perfume, roses, fruits, calendars and then eventually …