Book Review

Crystal Shadows, Gripping New Blood by R.J. Parker

Sarah Field lives alone with her dad, a teacher at her school. The two of them share a close bond and, unusually, both have the same birthday, which they also share with Sarah's grandfather, who died when Sarah was small. Sarah knows very little about her grandfather, and her dad insists on keeping it that… Continue reading Crystal Shadows, Gripping New Blood by R.J. Parker

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

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All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn't a primary concern.On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed… Continue reading All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

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These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1) by Chloe Gong

The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir of… Continue reading These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1) by Chloe Gong

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End of a Chapter and a Beginning of a New One

Hello everyone! Who is ready for 2020 to be over with? I know I am. What are your party plans? Here is mine. With the end of the year almost here (like in several hours for here), I wanted to share with you my top 10 books of my 32 I have read this year.… Continue reading End of a Chapter and a Beginning of a New One

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The Butcher’s Daughter (The Queen’s Privateer #1) by Mark M. McMillin

In an age ruled by iron men, in a world of new discovery and Spanish gold, a young Irishwoman named Mary rises from the ashes of her broken childhood with ships and men-at-arms under her command. She and her loyal crew prowl the Caribbean and prosper in the New World for a time until the… Continue reading The Butcher’s Daughter (The Queen’s Privateer #1) by Mark M. McMillin

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The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

In the lands of Bethel, where the Prophet’s word is law, Immanuelle Moore’s very existence is blasphemy. Her mother’s union with an outsider of a different race cast her once-proud family into disgrace, so Immanuelle does her best to worship the Father, follow Holy Protocol, and lead a life of submission, devotion, and absolute conformity,… Continue reading The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

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Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her… Continue reading Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

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Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten

St. Petersburg, 1725. Peter the Great lies dying in his magnificent Winter Palace. The weakness and treachery of his only son has driven his father to an appalling act of cruelty and left the empire without an heir. Russia risks falling into chaos. Into the void steps the woman who has been by his side… Continue reading Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten

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The Wise One (The Scottish Scrolls, 1) by K.T. Anglehart

Mckenna’s never thought much of her nightmares, but on her seventeenth birthday, a vivid dream of burning at the stake awakens her dormant abilities, thrusting her into a world where faeries are real, spirits hold a grudge, and a High Priestess obsessed with a 16th-century prophecy is tracking her every move. This was a fun… Continue reading The Wise One (The Scottish Scrolls, 1) by K.T. Anglehart