Daisy Jones and The Six

DAISY JONES AND THE SIX Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Doubleday Canada, March 5th, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Daisy Jones is a beautiful, broken girl growing up in L.A. with rich parents who barely know she exists. . . . But when she sings in a crowded, smoky…

With The Fire On High

WITH THE FIRE ON HIGH Written by Elizabeth Acevedo Published by Harper Teen, May 7, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisions—doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place…

Red Sister

RED SISTER (Book of the Ancestor #1) Written by Mark Lawrence Published by Ace, April 4, 2017 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships…

The Girl In The Tower

THE GIRL IN THE TOWER (Winternight trilogy #2) Written by Katherine Arden Published by Del Rey, December 5, 2017 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make…

No Exit

NO EXIT Written by Taylor Adams Published by William Morrow, January 15, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, she’s forced to wait out…

Crazy Rich Asians

CRAZY RICH ASIANS Written by Kevin Kwan Published by Anchor, May 20, 2014 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But…

Stillhouse Lake

STILLHOUSE LAKE Written by Rachel Caine Published by Thomas and Mercer, July 1, 2017 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Gina Royal is the definition of average—a shy Midwestern housewife with a happy marriage and two adorable children. But when a car accident reveals her husband’s secret life as a serial killer, she…

On The Come Up

ON THE COME UP Written by Angie Thomas Published by Balzer + Bray, February 5, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least make it out of her neighborhood one day. As the daughter of an underground rap…

The Hero of Ages

THE HERO OF AGES (Mistborn #3) Written by Brandon Sanderson Published by Tor Teen, October 7, 2014 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the…