Book Review: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Title: The Secret HistoryAuthor: Donna TarttPublisher: VintagePage Count: 559Publication Date: 2004Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Family, Adult Fiction, Myster, Thriller, ContemporaryGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.11)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that … Continue reading Book Review: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Book Review: Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Title: Bridge of ClayAuthor: Markus ZusakPublisher: DoubleDayPage Count: 464Publication Date: 2018Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Family, Adult FictionGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.80)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with … Continue reading Book Review: Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Book Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Title: Once Upon a RiverAuthor: Diane SetterfieldPublisher: Atria/Emily Bestler BooksPage Count: 464Publication Date: 2018Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Magic Realism, Mystery, Adult FictionGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.95)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while … Continue reading Book Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Ruin and RisingAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Henry Holt and CompanyPage Count: 422Publication Date: 2014Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.05)My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.0) The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the … Continue reading Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Siege and StormAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Henry Holt and CompanyPage Count: 435Publication Date: 2013Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.87)My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.0) Darkness never dies. Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in … Continue reading Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Shadow and BoneAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Henry Holt and CompanyPage Count: 358Publication Date: 2012Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.97)My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.0) Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who … Continue reading Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Stormlight Archives (series) by Brandon Sanderson

Title: Stormlight Archives (series)Author: Brandon SandersonPublisher: Tor BooksPage Count: 1007~Publication Date: 2010-2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.6)My Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5) Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in … Continue reading Book Review: Stormlight Archives (series) by Brandon Sanderson

Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Title: The Midnight LibraryAuthor: Matt HaigPublisher: VikingPage Count: 304Publication Date: 2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Magic Realism, Science Fiction, Mental Health, ContemporaryGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.2)My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. … Continue reading Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

December 2020 Reading Challenge: The Fault in our Stars by John Green

Title:  The Fault in our Stars Author: John Green Publisher: Dutton Books Page Count: 313 Publication Date: 2012 Category/Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Coming of Age Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.20) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final … Continue reading December 2020 Reading Challenge: The Fault in our Stars by John Green