Fable

FABLE (Fable #1) Written by Adrienne Young Published by Wednesday Books, September 1, 2020 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For seventeen-year-old Fable, the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home she has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her…

Everything Is Fine

EVERYTHING IS FINE Written by Gillian Harvey Published by Orion, May 28, 2020 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jessica Bradley has it all: the perfect boyfriend; influential healthy-eating blog; successful PR company and wonderful daughter, Anna. Or at least that is what her thousands of followers believe. The truth is, her boyfriend…

Ready Player Two

READY PLAYER TWO (Ready Player One #2) Written by Ernest Cline Published by Ballantine Books, November 24th, 2020 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Days after Oasis founder James Halliday’s contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday’s vault, waiting for his heir to find, lies a technological advancement…

Across The Green Grass Fields

ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS (Wayward Children #6) Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, January 12, 2021 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Regan loves, and is loved, though her school-friend situation has become complicated, of late. When she suddenly finds herself thrust through a doorway that asks her to “Be Sure”…

The Haunting of Hill House

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE Written by Shirley Jackson Published by Arcturus Publishing in 2018 (Originally published Oct 16, 1959) My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Rumors of psychic disturbances surround Hill House. Are they caused by a ghostly presence, or are the reasons for the building’s terrifying and mysterious reputation altogether more…

The Bone Shard Daughter

THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER Written by Andrea Stewart Published by Orbit, September 8, 2020 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across…

Severance

SEVERANCE Written by Ling Ma Published by Picador USA, May 7th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: So Candace barely notices when a plague of biblical proportions sweeps New York. Then Shen Fever spreads. Families flee. Companies cease operations. The subways screech to a halt. Her bosses enlist her as part of…

Red Noise

THE SYNOPSIS: Caught up in a space station turf war between gangs and corrupt law, a lone asteroid miner decides to take them all down. When an asteroid miner comes to Station 35 looking to sell her cargo and get back to the solitude she craves, she gets swept up in a three-way standoff with…

Flamer

FLAMER Written and illustrated by Mike Curato Published by Henry Holt and Co, September 1, 2020 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: I know I’m not gay. Gay boys like other boys. I hate boys. They’re mean, and scary, and they’re always destroying something or saying something dumb or both. I hate that…