Daisy Jones and The Six

DAISY JONES AND THE SIX Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Doubleday Canada, March 5th, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Daisy Jones is a beautiful, broken girl growing up in L.A. with rich parents who barely know she exists. . . . But when she sings in a crowded, smoky…

Red Sister

RED SISTER (Book of the Ancestor #1) Written by Mark Lawrence Published by Ace, April 4, 2017 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships…

No Exit

NO EXIT Written by Taylor Adams Published by William Morrow, January 15, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, she’s forced to wait out…

Crazy Rich Asians

CRAZY RICH ASIANS Written by Kevin Kwan Published by Anchor, May 20, 2014 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But…

Stillhouse Lake

STILLHOUSE LAKE Written by Rachel Caine Published by Thomas and Mercer, July 1, 2017 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Gina Royal is the definition of average—a shy Midwestern housewife with a happy marriage and two adorable children. But when a car accident reveals her husband’s secret life as a serial killer, she…

The Hero of Ages

THE HERO OF AGES (Mistborn #3) Written by Brandon Sanderson Published by Tor Teen, October 7, 2014 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the…

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ Written by Heather Morris Published by Harper, September 4, 2018 My star rating: 3.25 stars THE SYNOPSIS: This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity. In April…

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday

LET’S GO SWIMMING ON DOOMSDAY Written by Natalie C Anderson Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, January 15, 2019 My star rating: 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS:           When Abdi’s family is kidnapped, he’s forced to do the unthinkable: become a child soldier with the ruthless jihadi group Al…

Outlander

OUTLANDER Written by Diana Gabaldon Published by Anchor Canada, 2002 (First published in 1991) My star rating: 5 stars!! THE SYNOPSIS:           The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through…