ARC review, book review, nonfiction, young adult

Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein,comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history…… Read More Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)

book review, nonfiction

I’d Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers by Guinevere de la Mare (Review)

For anyone who’d rather be reading than doing just about anything else, this book is the ultimate must-have. In this visual ode to all things bookish, readers will get lost in page after page of beautiful contemporary art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books… Read More I’d Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers by Guinevere de la Mare (Review)

book review, children's, nonfiction, picture book

Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy (Review)

Title: Otis and Will Discover the Deep Authors: Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy Type: Nonfiction Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book, Biography, Science, History Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (Hachette Book Group) Date published: June 5, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.… Read More Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy (Review)

book review, comic/graphic, nonfiction

Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter (Science Comics) by Joe Flood (Review)

Title: Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter Author: Joe Flood Type: Nonfiction, Sequential Art, Graphic Novel Genre: Science, Animals Publisher: First Second (Macmillan) Published: April 17, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. For over 400 million years, sharks have been the ocean’s top predator! They’re vital to… Read More Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter (Science Comics) by Joe Flood (Review)

book review, comic/graphic, nonfiction, picture book

Gudetama’s Guide to Life & Eggsistential Thoughts by Gudetama the Lazy Egg (Double Review)

Physical copies of these books were kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for honest reviews. Title: Gudetama’s Guide to Life Author: Brian D Clark Type: Nonfiction Genre: Sequential Art Publisher: Penguin Workshop (Penguin Random House) Date published: April 10, 2018 From Sanrio, who brought you Hello Kitty, Gudetama the Lazy Egg returns with a… Read More Gudetama’s Guide to Life & Eggsistential Thoughts by Gudetama the Lazy Egg (Double Review)

book review, nonfiction

Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You by Ann Shen (Review)

Title: Legendary Ladies Author: Ann Shen Type: Nonfiction Genre: Fantasy, Mythology, Art, Feminism Publisher: Chronicle Books Date published: April 3, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher and Raincoast Books, in exchange for an honest review. From the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this… Read More Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You by Ann Shen (Review)

book review, nonfiction

The Art &Making of the Greatest Showman (Review)

Title: The Art & Making of the Greatest Showman Author: Signe Bergstrom Type: Nonfiction Genre: Reference, Movies, Media Tie-in Publisher: Weldon Owen Date published: January 2, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher and Raincoast Books, in exchange for an honest review. The glorious world of P.T. Barnum and… Read More The Art &Making of the Greatest Showman (Review)

book review, food & drink, nonfiction

Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know by Melissa Monosoff & Stuff Every Beer Snob Should Know by Ellen Goldstein (Dual Mini Reviews)

Physical copies of these books were kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for honest reviews. Title: Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know Author: Melissa Monosoff Type: Nonfiction Genre: Food & Drink Publisher: Quirk Books Date published: February 6, 2018 From tips for tasting at home to picking the perfect bottle for a BYOB, this… Read More Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know by Melissa Monosoff & Stuff Every Beer Snob Should Know by Ellen Goldstein (Dual Mini Reviews)