Book Review: Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s come up with seven directives to help her “Get a Life”, and she’s already completed the first: finally moving out of her glamorous family’s mansion. The next items?• Enjoy a drunken night out.• Ride … Continue reading Book Review: Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Book Review: The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans provides her a refuge after she's forced to flee her life as a dressmaker in Paris. Taken in by the sisters of the Ursuline convent along with six other girls, Celine quickly becomes enamored with the vibrant … Continue reading Book Review: The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

Book Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as necromantic skeletons. The result is … Continue reading Book Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Lisa Kleypas’ Wallflowers Series: Book Series Review

I'M BACK! As you may be aware, coronavirus is making things insane, but it means I finally get to sit down and do some whatever-this-is-ing again. Unfortunately, I haven't read any of the books on my TBR in the however many months it's been since the year began, but do you know what I have been … Continue reading Lisa Kleypas’ Wallflowers Series: Book Series Review

Book Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

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 like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned. Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one … Continue reading Book Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Book Review: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold onto. Jude learned this lesson when she released her control over the wicked king, Cardan, in exchange for immeasurable power. Now as the exiled mortal Queen of Faerie, Jude is powerless and left reeling from Cardan’s betrayal. She bides her time determined to reclaim … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

Series Review: Books 1-4 of Robert Thier’s Storm and Silence Series

Freedom—that is what Lilly Linton wants most in life. Not marriage, not a brood of squalling brats, and certainly not love, thank you very much! But freedom is a rare commodity in 19th-century London, where girls are expected to spend their lives sitting at home, fully occupied with looking pretty. Lilly is at her wits’ … Continue reading Series Review: Books 1-4 of Robert Thier’s Storm and Silence Series

Book Review: Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Meet Jared Martin: sixteen-year-old pot cookie dealer, smoker, drinker and son with the scariest mom ever. But Jared's the pot dealer with a heart of gold--really. Compassionate, caring, and nurturing by nature, Jared's determined to help hold his family together--whether that means supporting his dad's new family with the proceeds from his baking or caring … Continue reading Book Review: Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson