Pan’s Labyrinth

PAN’S LABYRINTH: The Labyrinth of the Faun Written by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke Published by Katherine Tegen Books, July 2, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Oscar winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s…

Swipe Right For Murder

SWIPE RIGHT FOR MURDER Written by Derek Milman Published by Jimmy Patterson,  August 6, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: On the run from the FBI. Targeted by a murderous cult. Labeled a cyber-terrorist by the media. Irritated texts from his best friend. Eye contact with a nice-looking guy on the train….

Morning Star

MORNING STAR (Red Rising Saga #3) Written by Pierce Brown Published by Del Rey Books, February 9, 2016 My star rating – 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined…

July 2019 Wrap Up!

Otherwise known as “the month I participated in TWO readathon’s and managed to read more than I ever have in the month of July”! July is the worst month for reading for me. Kids, work, swimming, summer…. you know how it goes! But this month I was determined to stay away from a reading slump…….

Middlegame

MIDDLEGAME Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, May 7, 2019 My star rating – 4.25 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she…

The Chalk Man

THE CHALK MAN Written by C.J. Tudor Published by Penguin, January 9, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get….

Jade City

JADE CITY (The Green Bone Saga #1) Written by Fonda Lee Published by Orbit, June 26, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for — and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family…

Dev1at3

DEV1AT3 (Lifel1k3 #2) Written by Jay Kristoff Published by Knopf books for young readers, June 25, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Lemon Fresh has seen better days. After the climactic battle in Babel, she finds herself separated from Ezekiel and Cricket in the wastelands. Lemon’s abilities to manipulate electricity mark her…

June 2019 Wrap Up!

June was one of those months that you looked forward to for a long time because there were so many fun things happening! But then, you blinked, it was over, and you’re so exhausted you need a vacation! LOL! Because things were so busy I didn’t think I would get the chance to read at…