The Silent Patient

THE SILENT PATIENT Written by Alex Michaelides Published by Celadon Books, February 5th, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable…

Well Met

WELL MET (Well Met #1) Written by Jen DeLuca Published by Berkley, September 3rd, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small town of Willow Creek, Maryland, for the summer to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could…

The Shining

THE SHINING Written by Stephen King Published by Anchor, January 28, 1977 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jack Torrance’s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he’ll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his…

Wanderers

WANDERERS Written by Chuck Wendig Published by Del Rey, July 9th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with…

Foundryside

FOUNDRYSIDE (Founders #1) Written by Robert Jackson Bennett Published by Broadway Books, May 21, 2019 My star rating – 5 million stars!! THE SYNOPSIS: Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. And her latest target, a heavily guarded warehouse on Tevanne’s docks, is nothing her unique abilities can’t handle. But unbeknownst to…

The Gutter Prayer

THE GUTTER PRAYER (The Black Iron Legacy #1) Written by Gareth Hanrahan Published by Orbit, Jan 17, 2019 My star rating – 5 freaking stars!! THE SYNOPSIS: A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. The…

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…