5/30: NetGalley Reviews


I meant to post this yesterday, but I jumped straight from BookCon into work Monday morning and I was overwhelmed! I’ve posted several shorter reviews for NetGalley books, so here’s a little grouping.

How to Make a French Family
This is a wonderful story of adjusting to change, trying new things, and developing family. The recipes sound delicious and don’t take up too much of the book. If you’re not a food person, you can enjoy the story without missing much at all. The author balances the book perfectly, showing just enough of her family and her feelings to draw you in, but not exposing too much private information or dwelling too long on the hard things. She manages to convey depth of negative feelings with wallowing, which is a pretty remarkable feat for a memoir.

It’s All Absolutely Fine
It’s All Absolutely Fine feels like a great commiseration session with someone who is going through hard things like the hard things in your life. Ruby is honest about her struggles without being Continue reading