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….

Jade City

JADE CITY (The Green Bone Saga #1) Written by Fonda Lee Published by Orbit, June 26, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for — and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family…

Dev1at3

DEV1AT3 (Lifel1k3 #2) Written by Jay Kristoff Published by Knopf books for young readers, June 25, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Lemon Fresh has seen better days. After the climactic battle in Babel, she finds herself separated from Ezekiel and Cricket in the wastelands. Lemon’s abilities to manipulate electricity mark her…

June 2019 Wrap Up!

June was one of those months that you looked forward to for a long time because there were so many fun things happening! But then, you blinked, it was over, and you’re so exhausted you need a vacation! LOL! Because things were so busy I didn’t think I would get the chance to read at…

Dear Wife

DEAR WIFE Written by Kimberly Belle Published by Park Row, June 25, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Beth Murphy is on the run… For nearly a year, Beth has been planning for this day. A day some people might call any other Wednesday, but Beth prefers to see it as her…

A Princess in Theory

A PRINCESS IN THEORY Written by Alyssa Cole Published by Avon Books, February 27, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Between grad school and multiple jobs, Naledi Smith doesn’t have time for fairy tales…or patience for the constant e-mails claiming she’s betrothed to an African prince. Sure. Right. Delete! As a former foster…

When The Ground Is Hard

WHEN THE GROUND IS HARD Written by Malla Nunn Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, June 4, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Adele Joubert loves being one of the popular girls at Keziah Christian Academy. She knows the upcoming semester at school is going to be great with her…

Finale

FINALE (Caraval #3) Written by Stephanie Garber Published by Flatiron Books, May 7, 2019 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for. It’s been two months since the Fates were freed from a deck of cards, two months since Legend…

When We Were Lost

WHEN WE WERE LOST Written by Kevin Wignall Published by Jimmy Patterson, June 4, 2019 My star rating – 2 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Tom Calloway didn’t want to go on a field trip to Costa Rica, but circumstances had him ending up sitting in the back of the plane–which was the only part that was…