Book Reviews

Review: The Last to Know by Jo Furniss

A family’s past pursues them like a shadow in this riveting and emotional novel of psychological suspense by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of All the Little Children. - Goodreads Title: The Last to Know Author: Jo Furniss Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Genre: Mystery, Thriller Format: eARC from Netgalley Pub date: Aug 11, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5… Continue reading Review: The Last to Know by Jo Furniss

Book Reviews

Review: The Night Swim

“A blistering plot and crisp writing make The Night Swim an unputdownable read.” –Sarah Pekkanen, bestselling author of The Wife Between Us Title: The Night Swim Author: Megan Goldin Publisher: St. Martins Press Genre: Thriller, Mystery Format: Physical ARC Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: After the first season of her true crime podcast became an overnight sensation and set an… Continue reading Review: The Night Swim

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ARC Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Based on the true World War II story of the American Library in Paris, an unforgettable novel about the power of books and the bonds of friendship—and the ordinary heroes who can be found in the most perilous times and the quietest places. - Simon & Schuster Title: The Paris Library Author: Janet Skeslien Charles… Continue reading ARC Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

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ARC Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Five twenty-something heroes famous for saving the world when they were teenagers must face even greater demons--and reconsider what it means to be a hero . . . by destiny or by choice. - Goodreads Title: Chosen Ones Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Genre: Fantasy Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: A… Continue reading ARC Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

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ARC Review: The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass by Adan Jerreat-Poole

Even teenage assassins have dreams. - Goodreads Title: The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass Author: Adan Jerreat-Poole Publisher: Dundurn Genre: Fantasy, YA, LGBT Format: eARC RATING: ⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: Eli isn’t just a teenage girl — she’s a made-thing the witches created to hunt down ghosts in the human world. Trained to kill with her seven… Continue reading ARC Review: The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass by Adan Jerreat-Poole

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ARC REVIEW: Terraformer by Colleen Houck

Deadly toxins can be hidden inside the most beautiful flowers. - Goodreads Title: Terraformer Author: Colleen Houck Publisher: Colleen Houck via Trident Media Group Genre: YA, Sci-Fi Format: eARC from Netgalley Pub date: May 12, 2020 RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: Deadly toxins can be hidden inside the most beautiful flowers. That's what Astra Meador's famous biophysicist… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: Terraformer by Colleen Houck

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MG ARC REVIEW: The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts

Its not easy being a teenage witch. - Goodreads Title: The Witches of Willow Cove Author: Josh Roberts Publisher: Owl Hollow Press Genre: Middle grade, fantasy Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: It’s not easy being a teenage witch. Seventh grader Abby Shepherd is just getting the hang of it when weird stuff starts… Continue reading MG ARC REVIEW: The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts

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ARC REVIEW: The Dark Continent by Scott Reardon

For the first time ever, technology has been turned -- back on its creators. - Goodreads Title: The Dark Continent Author: Scott Reardon Publisher: Aspen Press Genre: Fiction, Horror Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: On an oil rig off the coast of Alaska, fifteen test subjects, all of them death-row inmates, have joined… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: The Dark Continent by Scott Reardon

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ARC REVIEW: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J Klune

A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. - Goodreads Title: The House in the Cerulean Sea Author: T.J Klune Publisher: Tor Books Genre: Fantasy, LGBTQ, Romance Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J Klune

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ARC REVIEW: In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

Where do you see yourself in five years? - Goodreads Title: In Five Years Author: Rebecca Serle Publisher: Atria Books Genre: Romance, Contemporary Format: Physical copy (won from Goodreads) Pub Date: March 10, 2020 RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: When Type-A Manhattan lawyer Dannie Cohan is asked this question at the most important interview of her career,… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: In Five Years by Rebecca Serle