Sorcery Of Thorns

SORCERY OF THORNS Written by Margaret Rogerson Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books, June 4, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the…

The Fountains of Silence

THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE Written by Ruta Sepetys Published by Philomel Books, October 1, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine….

Trapeze

TRAPEZE Written by Leigh Ansell Published by Wattled Books, September 10, 2019 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Seventeen-year-old Corey Ryder can’t remember a time when she wasn’t gliding through the air of Cirque Mystique’s big top. As a trapeze artist in a traveling circus, Corey wakes up every day in a different…

The Tenth Girl

THE TENTH GIRL Written by Sara Faring Published by Imprint, September 24th, 2019 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: At the very southern tip of South America looms an isolated finishing school. Legend has it that the land will curse those who settle there. But for Mavi—a bold Buenos Aires native fleeing the…

The Grace Year

THE GRACE YEAR Written by Kim Liggett Published by Wednesday Books, October 8th, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Survive the year. No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad…

If You Like This Then….. #22

Welcome back to another recommendation post! These are always my favourite to write and I don’t get to them as often as I would like. I recently read a book that inspired me to get back to this though! And this is a good one!!! These two books have many things in common…. we will…

Kingdom of Souls

KINGDOM OF SOULS (Kingdom of Souls #1) Written by Rena Barron Published by Harper Voyager, September 3, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own. But each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers, while her ambitious mother…

The Girl The Sea Gave Back

THE GIRL THE SEA GAVE BACK (Sky In The Deep #2) Written by Adrienne Young Published by Wednesday Books, September 3, 2019 My star rating: 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her…

The Kingdom

THE KINGDOM Written by Jess Rothenberg Published by Henry Holt and Co, May 28, 2019 My star rating 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom is an immersive fantasy theme park where guests soar on virtual dragons, castles loom like giants, and bioengineered species–formerly extinct–roam free. Ana is one…