Book Review: Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong

The Cai house in Shanghai has been abandoned. The Scarlet gang is gone and it’s feud with the White Flowers is just a lingering wound in the memory of Rosalind Lange. Four years ago, Rosalind was brought back from the brink of death by a scientific serum. Now, she’s the most dangerous weapon in the […]

Book Review: Belladonna (Belladonna #1) by Adalyn Grace

Death first visited Signa Farrow when she was just a baby. Years later, the orphan has been raised by a succession of relatives, each more interested in Signa’s fortune than in the girl herself. Each of those relatives met an untimely end. Now, Signa has found herself in the conservatorship of the Hawthorn family, a […]

Book Review: Three Kisses, One Midnight by Roshani Chokshi, Sandhya Menon, and Evelyn Skye

Not only is it Halloween, but also the 400thanniversary of the founding of Moon Ridge. There is a legend that every century The Lady of Moon Ridge comes from the stars and walks through the town leaving love in her wake. The Coven—the name of high school friends Onny, True, and Ash—are hoping the legend […]

Book Review: Shadow Kissed (Marked by Blood #1) by Rebecca L. Garcia

Nineteen-year-old Olivia is an empath and sorceress. She’s the daughter of a prominent sorceress who is a member of the Guild—a group dedicated to protecting mortals from the threat of vampires. But, when one of their own betrays the Guild, Olivia is lucky to survive the attack. Pulled from certain death by Sebastian—a fairly bad-tempered […]

Book Review: This Golden State by Marit Weisenberg

Poppy doesn’t know why her family has spent her entire life on the run—or even where they’re from. She can recognize the subtle clues that her family is ready to flee to another location, another life, and another identity. Now, Poppy, her mom, dad, and younger sister are on their way to a new location, […]

Book Review: The Tsarina’s Daughter by Ellen Alpsten

I thoroughly enjoyed Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten, so when I saw The Tsarina’s Daughter was available I jumped at the chance to read it. In this novel we are once again transported to the volatile inner workings of the Russian royal court—this time following the story of Elizabeth (daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I). The young Tsarevna […]

Book Review: Beautiful Little Fools by Jillian Cantor

To be totally transparent, I’ve never been a huge fan of The Great Gatsby. It was Daisy that I never could really empathize with in any way. I was intrigued with the cover of Beautiful Little Fools when I saw it on Netgalley and was a little disappointed when I realized it was a Gatsby […]

Book Review – Keanu Reeves: Most Triumphant by Alex Pappademas

As a long-time fan of Keanu Reeves I wanted to like this book so much! I’m always interested in learning a little bit more about the behind the scenes reality of my favorite movies and actors. Unfortunately Keanu Reeves: Most Triumphant just didn’t deliver for me. The author seems to have made a valiant attempt […]

Book Review: The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz is a delicious and suspenseful story of a struggling novelist and a far-too-tempting opportunity. Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising novelist, but years after his initial book he’s now struggling with his writing and working as a teacher for a third-rate MFA program. And then Evan Parker walks […]

Book Review: The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

The Drowning Kind is a twisted, creepy book—and I mean that in the best possible way. The story evolves over two timelines—1929 and contemporary—and involves the Brandenburg Springs. Four underground springs carry healing minerals into a pool. In 1929, Dr. and Mrs. Montrose visit the pool. Mrs. Montrose is desperate to have a baby and […]