Grin and Beard It

GRIN AND BEARD IT (Winston Brothers #2) Written by Penny Reid Published by Cipher-Naught, March 21, 2016 My rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Sienna Diaz is everyone’s favorite “fat” funny lady. The movie studio executives can’t explain it, but her films are out-grossing all the fit and trim headliners and Hollywood’s most beautiful elite….

The City We Became

THE CITY WE BECAME (Great Cities #1) Written by N.K. Jemisin Published by Orbit, March 24th, 2020 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Every city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She’s got five. But every city also…

The House In The Cerulean Sea

THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA Written by TJ Klune Published by Tor Books, March 17th, 2020 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department…

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…

Midnight In Chernobyl

MIDNIGHT IN CHERNOBYL Written by Adam Higgenbotham Published by Simon & Schuster, February 12, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: April 25, 1986, in Chernobyl, was a turning point in world history. The disaster not only changed the world’s perception of nuclear power and the science that spawned it, but also our…