Book Review: All of Us Villians by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Title: All of Us VilliansAuthor: Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn HermanPublisher: Tor TeenPage Count: 400Publication Date: 2021Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ, Magic, ParanormalGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.95)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) The Blood Moon rises. The Blood Veil falls. The Tournament begins. Every generation, at the coming of the Blood Moon, seven families in the … Continue reading Book Review: All of Us Villians by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Book Review: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2) by Kate Sparkes

Title: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2)Author: Kate SparkesPublisher: Sparrowcat Press Page Count: unkPublication Date: 2022Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Retelling, Witches, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (5)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) “No witch shall live among those who hold to God’s will. They shall be cast out, lest they bring corruption to all.” Nightingale … Continue reading Book Review: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2) by Kate Sparkes

Book Review: The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

Title: The Wolf and the WoodsmanAuthor: Ava ReidPublisher: Del Rey Page Count: 448Publication Date: 2021Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Retelling, Mythology/folklore, Romance, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.60)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) In her forest-veiled pagan village, Évike is the only woman without power, making her an outcast clearly abandoned by the gods. The villagers blame her … Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

Book Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Title: The Priory of the Orange TreeAuthor: Samantha ShannonPublisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Page Count: 848Publication Date: 2019Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance, Dragons, LGBTQ, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.23)My Rating: ★★★★★ (5) A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand … Continue reading Book Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Book Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Title: Salt to the SeaAuthor: Ruta SepetysPublisher: Philomel BooksPage Count: 391Publication Date: 2016Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, WWII, Romance, War, Young AdultGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.35)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) While the Titanic and Lusitania are both well-documented disasters, the single greatest tragedy in maritime history is the little-known January 30, 1945 sinking in the Baltic Sea … Continue reading Book Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.L. Klune

Title: The House in the Cerulean SeaAuthor: T.L.KlunePublisher: Tor BooksPage Count: 394Publication Date: 2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Magic, Contemporary, Romance. LBGTQGood Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.46)My Rating: ★★★★★ (5.0) A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a … Continue reading Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.L. Klune

Book Review: Circus of Wonders by Elizabeth Macneal

Title: Circus of Wonders Author: Elizabeth MacnealPublisher: PicadorPage Count: 384Publication Date: 2021Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Magical Realism, Historical, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.81)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) 1866. In a coastal village in southern England, Nell picks violets for a living. Set apart by her community because of the birthmarks that speckle her skin, Nell’s world … Continue reading Book Review: Circus of Wonders by Elizabeth Macneal

Book Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Title: And Then There Were None Author: Agatha ChristiePublisher: St. Martin’s Press Page Count: 264Publication Date: 1939Category/Genre: Mystery, Classics, Crime, Thriller, SuspenseGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.27)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) First, there were ten—a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a little private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric … Continue reading Book Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Title: Mexican Gothic Author: Silvia Moreno-GarciaPublisher: Del Rey Page Count: 301Publication Date: 2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Historical, Cultural, GothicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.69)My Rating: ★★★★★ (4.0) After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, … Continue reading Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten (Hell’s Library #1) by A.J.Hackwith

Title: The Library of the Unwritten (Hell’s Library #1)Author: A.J.HackwithPublisher: Ace BooksPage Count: 384Publication Date: 2019Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, Magic RealismGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.85)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren’t finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in … Continue reading Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten (Hell’s Library #1) by A.J.Hackwith