The Midnight Library

THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY Written by Matt Haig Published by Canongate Books Ltd, February 4, 2021 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see…

Witches Steeped in Gold

WITCHES STEEPED IN GOLD Written by Ciannon Smart Published by Harper Teen, April 20, 2021 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Iraya has spent her life in a cell, but every day brings her closer to freedom – and vengeance.  Jazmyne is the Queen’s daughter, but unlike her sister before her, she has…

April 2021 Wrap Up!

Another month down, and another wrap up is on its way! I say that as if i’ve posted a wrap up on the blog in 2021 yet…….. shhhhhh! I’m doing it now and plan to for the rest of the year, so that statement counts lol. As some of you may know, I’ve decided that…

A Master of Djinn

A MASTER OF DJINN (Fatma el-sha’arawi #1) Written by P. Djèlí Clark Published by Tordotcom, May 11, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Cairo, 1912: Though Fatma el-Sha’arawi is the youngest woman working for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities, she’s certainly not a rookie, especially after preventing the destruction…

The Haunting of Tram Car 015

THE HAUNTING OF TRAM CAR 015 Written by P. Djèlí Clark Published by Tor.com, February 19, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The Haunting of Tram Car 015 returns to the alternate Cairo of Clark’s short fiction, where humans live and work alongside otherworldly beings; the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities…

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…

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 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…