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…

Books that will make you forget that the world is a dumpster fire…

Is this title a little overdramatic? Maybe. But, with the state of the world right now, you have to admit that it’s all a little concerning and overwhelming. My small little town just announced yesterday that we have our first confirmed case of Covid-19. I didn’t think we were immune due to the fact that…

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…

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…

Serpent & Dove

SERPENT & DOVE (Serpent & Dove #1) Written by Shelby Mahurin Published by Harper Teen, September 3rd, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches…

Tilly and the Lost Fairytales

TILLY AND THE LOST FAIRYTALES (Pages and Co. #2) Written by Anna James Published by Harper Collins, September 19th, 2019 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Tilly Pages is a bookwanderer; she can travel inside books, and even talk to the characters she meets there. But Tilly‚Äôs powers are put to the test…

The Gutter Prayer

THE GUTTER PRAYER (The Black Iron Legacy #1) Written by Gareth Hanrahan Published by Orbit, Jan 17, 2019 My star rating – 5 freaking stars!! THE SYNOPSIS: A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. The…

Starsight

STARSIGHT (Skyward #2) Written by Brandon Sanderson Published by Delacorte Press, November 26th, 2019 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: All her life, Spensa’s dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she’s a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing….

Come Tumbling Down

COME TUMBLING DOWN (Wayward Children #5) Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, January 7th, 2020 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: When Jack left Eleanor West’s School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister–whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice–back to their…