The Starless Sea

THE STARLESS SEA Written by Erin Morgenstern Published by Doubleday Books, November 5th, 2019 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious book hidden in the stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by tales of lovelorn prisoners, key collectors, and…

Red Seas Under Red Skies

RED SEAS UNDER RED SKIES (Gentleman Bastard #2) Written by Scott Lynch Published by Gollancz, July 31, 2007 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: After a brutal battle with the underworld that nearly destroyed him, Locke and his trusted sidekick, Jean, fled the island city of their birth and landed on the exotic…

Recursion

RECURSION Written by Blake Crouch Published by Crown Publishing Group, June 11, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Memory makes reality. That’s what New York City cop Barry Sutton is learning as he investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome—a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories…

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….