Review: The Mortis by Jonathan R. Miller

Review: The Mortis by Jonathan R. Miller

The Mortis

A husband and wife are staying in a hotel on a remote islet when the sickness comes. In a matter of days the resort is overrun with the ill and the dying, all of them lost in a psychosis brought upon by the disease. The islet quickly falls, and the only safe haven is Cãlo, […]

Review: The Spectacular Now by Tom Tharp

Review: The Spectacular Now by Tom Tharp

The Spectacular Now

Sutter Keely. He’s the guy you want at your party. He’ll get everyone dancing. He’ ll get everyone in your parents’ pool. Okay, so he’s not exactly a shining academic star. He has no plans for college and will probably end up folding men’s shirts for a living. But there are plenty of ladies in […]

Review: The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi

Review: The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi

The Summer I Wasn't Me

Lexi has a secret. She never meant for her mom to find out. And now she’s afraid that what’s left of her family is going to fall apart for good. Lexi knows she can fix everything. She can change. She can learn to like boys. New Horizons summer camp has promised to transform her life, […]

The Fifty Shades Trilogy – told through the medium of rant

The Fifty Shades Trilogy – told through the medium of rant

Fifty Shades Trilogy

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: When college student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly Ana realizes she wants this man, and Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, […]

Review: The Merciless by Danielle Vega

Review: The Merciless by Danielle Vega

The Merciless

Forgive us, Father, for we have sinned Brooklyn Stevens sits in a pool of her own blood, tied up and gagged. No one outside of these dank basement walls knows she’s here. No one can hear her scream. Sofia Flores knows she shouldn’t have gotten involved. When she befriended Riley, Grace, and Alexis on her […]

Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Night Film

Everybody has a Cordova story. Cult horror director Stanislas Cordova hasn’t been seen in public since 1977. To his fans he is an engima. To journalist Scott McGrath he is the enemy. To Ashley he was a father. On a damp October night the body of young, beautiful Ashley Cordova is found in an abandoned […]

Review: Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead

Review: Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead

silver shadows

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. In The Fiery Heart, Sydney risked everything to follow her gut, walking a dangerous line to keep her feelings hidden from the Alchemists. Now […]

Review: My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

Review: My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

My Life After Now

Lucy just had the worst week ever. Seriously, mega bad. And suddenly, it’s all too much—she wants out. Out of her house, out of her head, out of her life. She wants to be a whole new Lucy. So she does something the old Lucy would never dream of. And now her life will never […]

Review: Zelah Green by Vanessa Curtis

Review: Zelah Green by Vanessa Curtis

Zelah Green

My Name is Zelah Green and I’m a cleanaholic. I spend most of my life running away from germs. And dirt. And people. And I’m just about doing OK and then my stepmother packs me off to some kind of hospital to live with a load of strangers. It’s stuck in the middle of nowhere. […]

Review: The Buried Life by Carrie Patel

Review: The Buried Life by Carrie Patel

The Buried Life

The gaslight and shadows of the underground city of Recoletta hide secrets and lies. When Inspector Liesl Malone investigates the murder of a renowned historian, she finds herself stonewalled by the all-powerful Directorate of Preservation – Ricoletta’s top-secret historical research facility. When a second high-profile murder threatens the very fabric of city society, Malone and […]

Review: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

Review: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

In a Handful of Dust

The only thing bigger than the world is fear. Lucy’s life by the pond has always been full. She has water and friends, laughter and the love of her adoptive mother, Lynn, who has made sure that Lucy’s childhood was very different from her own. Yet it seems Lucy’s future is settled already—a house, a […]

Review: Blackbird by Anna Carey

Review: Blackbird by Anna Carey

Blackbird

This twisty, breathless cat-and-mouse thrill ride, told in the second person, follows a girl with amnesia in present-day Los Angeles who is being pursued by mysterious and terrifying assailants. A girl wakes up on the train tracks, a subway car barreling down on her. With only minutes to react, she hunches down and the train […]

Such Good Girls by R.D. Rosen

Such Good Girls by R.D. Rosen

Such Good Girls

Only one in ten Jewish children in Europe survived the Holocaust, many in hiding. In Such Good Girls, R. D. Rosen tells the story of these survivors through the true experiences of three girls. Sophie Turner-Zaretsky, who spent the war years believing she was an anti-Semitic Catholic schoolgirl, eventually became an esteemed radiation oncologist. Flora […]

Review: Helga’s Diary by Helga Weiss

Review: Helga’s Diary by Helga Weiss

Helga's Diary

In 1939, Helga Weiss was an eleven-year-old Jewish schoolgirl in Prague, enduring the first wave of the Nazi invasion. As Helga witnessed Nazi brutality toward her friends and neighbors and eventually her own family she began documenting her experiences in a diary. In 1941, Helga and her parents were sent to the concentration camp of […]

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island […]