Well Matched

WELL MATCHED (Well Met #3) Written by Jen Deluca Published by Berkley, October 19, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: Single mother April Parker has lived in Willow Creek for twelve years with a wall around her heart. On the verge of being an empty nester, she’s decided to move on from…

Nothing But Blackened Teeth

NOTHING BUT BLACKENED TEETH Written by Cassandra Khaw Published by Nightfire, October 19, 2021 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: A Heian-era mansion stands abandoned, its foundations resting on the bones of a bride and its walls packed with the remains of the girls sacrificed to keep her company. It’s the perfect wedding…

A Dark and Secret Place

A DARK AND SECRET PLACE Written by Jen Williams Published by Crooked Lane Books, June 8, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: When prodigal daughter Heather Evans returns to her family home after her mother’s baffling suicide, she makes an alarming discovery–stacks and stacks of carefully preserved letters from notorious serial killer…

Witch Please

WITCH PLEASE (Fix-it Witches #1) Written by Ann Aguirre Published by Sourcebooks, September 7th, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Danica Waterhouse is a fully modern witch—daughter, granddaughter, cousin, and co-owner of the Fix-It Witches, a magical tech repair shop. After a messy breakup that included way too much family “feedback,” Danica…

Under The Whispering Door

UNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR Written by T.J Klune Published by Tor Books, September 21, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars, infinity, perfection! THE SYNOPSIS: When a reaper comes to collect Wallace Price from his own funeral, Wallace suspects he really might be dead. Instead of leading him directly to the afterlife, the reaper takes…

Malibu Rising

MALIBU RISING Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Ballantine Books, June 1, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel;…

She Who Became The Sun

SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN Written by Shelley Parker-Chan Published by Tor Books, July 20th, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness… In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For the…

A Psalm For The Wild Built

A PSALM FOR THE WILD BUILT Written by Becky Chambers Published by Tor.com, July 13th, 2021 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: It’s been centuries since the robots of Earth gained self-awareness and laid down their tools.Centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again.Centuries since they faded…

One Last Stop

ONE LAST STOP Written by Casey McQuiston Published by St Martin’s Griffin, June 1, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go…