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…

Reverie

REVERIE Written by Ryan La Sala Published by Sourcebooks Fire, December 3rd, 2019 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: All Kane Montgomery knows for certain is that the police found him half-dead in the river. He can’t remember how he got there, what happened after, and why his life seems so different now….

If You Like This Then….. #23

I don’t even want to admit how long it’s been since I’ve done this post! This is one of my favourites to write and probably my most popular. I don’t keep doing this because it’s popular though. I do it because this series has helped so many people find other books that they love! It’s…

A Duke By Default

A DUKE BY DEFAULT (Reluctant Royals #2) Written by Alyssa Cole Published by Avon Books, July 31, 2018 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: New York City socialite and perpetual hot mess Portia Hobbs is tired of disappointing her family, friends, and—most importantly—herself. An apprenticeship with a struggling swordmaker in Scotland is a…

Ninth House

NINTH HOUSE Written by Leigh Bardugo Published by Flatiron Books, October 8th, 2019 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady…

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…

Wish You Were Mine

WISH YOU WERE MINE Written by Tara Sivec Published by Forever Yours, November 14, 2017 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Five years. I would’ve stayed away longer if I hadn’t received the letter. Not a day has gone by that I haven’t thought about her, haven’t missed her smile, haven’t wished that…

A Princess in Theory

A PRINCESS IN THEORY Written by Alyssa Cole Published by Avon Books, February 27, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Between grad school and multiple jobs, Naledi Smith doesn’t have time for fairy tales…or patience for the constant e-mails claiming she’s betrothed to an African prince. Sure. Right. Delete! As a former foster…

When The Ground Is Hard

WHEN THE GROUND IS HARD Written by Malla Nunn Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, June 4, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Adele Joubert loves being one of the popular girls at Keziah Christian Academy. She knows the upcoming semester at school is going to be great with her…