The Shining

THE SHINING Written by Stephen King Published by Anchor, January 28, 1977 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jack Torrance’s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he’ll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his…

Wanderers

WANDERERS Written by Chuck Wendig Published by Del Rey, July 9th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with…

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…

Midnight In Chernobyl

MIDNIGHT IN CHERNOBYL Written by Adam Higgenbotham Published by Simon & Schuster, February 12, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: April 25, 1986, in Chernobyl, was a turning point in world history. The disaster not only changed the world’s perception of nuclear power and the science that spawned it, but also our…

The Stars We Steal

THE STARS WE STEAL Written by Alexa Donne Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, February 4th, 2020 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor can save her family…

January 2020 Wrap Up!

The first wrap up of 2020 is here! January is always the month that I read the most……. usually lol. This is the month where the kids are obsessed with all the new things that they got for Christmas and it’s too freaking cold to go outside and do anything…. so I just read. I…

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’s 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…