If You Like This Then….. #23

I don’t even want to admit how long it’s been since I’ve done this post! This is one of my favourites to write and probably my most popular. I don’t keep doing this because it’s popular though. I do it because this series has helped so many people find other books that they love! It’s…

A Duke By Default

A DUKE BY DEFAULT (Reluctant Royals #2) Written by Alyssa Cole Published by Avon Books, July 31, 2018 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: New York City socialite and perpetual hot mess Portia Hobbs is tired of disappointing her family, friends, and—most importantly—herself. An apprenticeship with a struggling swordmaker in Scotland is a…

Ninth House

NINTH HOUSE Written by Leigh Bardugo Published by Flatiron Books, October 8th, 2019 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady…

All The Missing Girls

ALL THE MISSING GIRLS Written by Megan Miranda Published by Simon and Shuster, June 28, 2016 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: It’s been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared from Cooley Ridge without a trace. Back again to tie up loose ends and…

A Little Hatred

A LITTLE HATRED (The Age Of Madness #1) Written by Joe Abercrombie Published by Orbit, September 17, 2019 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever. On the blood-soaked borders of Angland, Leo dan…

Darkdawn

DARKDAWN (Nevernight Chronicles #3) Written by Jay Kristoff Published by St Martin’s Press, September 3, 2019 My star rating: 5 stars…….. of course it’s 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: The Republic of Itreya is in chaos. Mia Corvere has assassinated Cardinal Duomo and rumors of Consul Scaeva’s death ripple through the street of Godsgrave like wildfire….

Morning Star

MORNING STAR (Red Rising Saga #3) Written by Pierce Brown Published by Del Rey Books, February 9, 2016 My star rating – 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined…

Middlegame

MIDDLEGAME Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, May 7, 2019 My star rating – 4.25 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she…

The Chalk Man

THE CHALK MAN Written by C.J. Tudor Published by Penguin, January 9, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get….