Title: All the Bright Places Author: Jennifer Niven Genre: Young Adult Published: 2015 Review: 5/5 Stars Summary: Theodore Finch and Violet Markey meet at a critical moment that catapults their lives into an adventure neither one of them expected. Theodore is a "freak" at school, but no one not even the school counselor and … Continue reading Five Star Review: All the Bright Places
Title: The Lying Game Author: Ruth Ware Genre: Fiction, Mystery/Thriller(Psychological) Published: 2017 Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: Fatima, Thea, Isabel, and Kate are bound together by secrets and lies from their time at boarding school. Now over a decade later they are brought back together by those same lies and what they believed to be truths. As … Continue reading The Lying Game – a Review
Title: The Tommyknockers Author: Stephen King Genre: Horror/Fiction Published: 1987 Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: On a routine walk through the woods, Bobbi Anderson trips on something that changes her life and the entire town of Haven, Maine. Buried history. Deteriorating townspeople. Energy sources. Inventions. Hive mind. Sometime things need to stay buried. Review: Alien stories … Continue reading Tommyknockers – Hit or Miss?
The Almost Sisters Joshilyn Jackson 2017 Fiction, Drama 4/5 Stars Summary: Leia Birch Briggs is a graphic novelist with a popular series under her belt - something that her step-sister Rachel doesn't understand and doesn't care for. Always prim and proper Rachel is married to Leia's childhood best friend turned enemy, but she doesn't … Continue reading The Almost Sisters: 4/5 Stars
I'm a little late in making this post, but being the basic witch that I am I have to share the two books that I read during October that were very on-theme. Much like I listen to Christmas music all year 'round I read scary/mystery books all year 'round, but there's something about being in … Continue reading October Spooky Reads
Title: Behold the Dreamers Author: Imbolo Mbue Published: 2017 Genre: Fiction Rating: 2.5/5 Summary: Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant, has lived in New York for a few years when his wife Neni and their son join him in the states. Jende has just received a good paying job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, … Continue reading Behold the Dreamers: Worth the Hype?
Title: Ink and Bone Author: Rachel Caine Published: 2015 Genre: Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 5/5 Summary: The Great Library controls the public's access to knowledge using Alchemy, strict rules and often brutal force. It is forbidden for anyone to personally own physical copies of original texts, but through individual Codexes they can access titles that the … Continue reading First read of 2019: Ink and Bone
Author: Susan Scarf Merrell Published: 2014 Genre: Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: Fred, a young graduate student, and Rose Nemser, his pregnant wife, move into the home of author Shirley Jackson and her husband Stanley Edgar Hyman when Fred begins to teach at Bennington College. It is an unconventional household that fosters strained relationships. Shirley and … Continue reading Review: Shirley