Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (Book Review)

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Callie begins her story with a statement. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of…

The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff (Book Review)

The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff My rating: 2 of 5 stars Book synopsis: On a cool afternoon at the Widow House, Greta Wegener asks her husband Einar for a small favour. Her friend Anna who sits for her paintings has cancelled again, and Greta prods Einar to try on a dress and sit in…

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy (Book Review)

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book synopsis: The Greek beauty, Sofia, has arrived in the Spanish coast of Almeria where the desert meets the Mediterranean sea, with her mother Rose. Taking a month off from their lives back in England, they have come to Spain in an arrangement to…

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan (Book Review)

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: Neil and Peter have been together for a year and have found in each other a person to love and share their lives. Neil’s parents are still quite confused about him being gay while Peter’s parents have accepted…

The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue (Book Review)

The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: Emily “Fido” Faithful is walking down the streets of London, the last thing she expects to see is her once very dear friend, Helen Condrington accompanied by her friend, an army officer. Helen and Fido start building and…

The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson (Book Review)

The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: David Piper is a high school student with a big secret. His parents think he is gay, but Piper and his two best friends know that he is actually a girl. Leo on the other hand,…