Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Title:  Circe Author: Madeline Miller Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Page Count: 393 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Retellings, Mythology, Historical Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.3) My Rating: ★★★★★(4.5) In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor … Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

June BookClub: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Title:  The Alchemist Author: Paulo Coelho Publisher:  HarperCollins Page Count: 197 Publication Date: 1988 Category/Genre: Fiction, Classics, Fantasy, Inspirational, Philosophy, Mysticism Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.85) Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more … Continue reading June BookClub: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Title:  Hag-Seed Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Hogarth Page Count: 239 Publication Date: 2016 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Retellings, Contemporary Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.86) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) Hag-Seed is a re-visiting of Shakespeare’s play of magic and illusion, The Tempest, and will be the fourth novel in the Hogarth Shakespeare series. The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange … Continue reading Book Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

May BookClub: Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

Title:  Suicide Club Author: Rachel Heng Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Page Count: 339 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Adult Fiction. Dystopia Good Reads Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.32) In this debut set in near future NYC—where lives last 300 years and the pursuit of immortality is all-consuming—Lea must choose between her estranged father and her chance to … Continue reading May BookClub: Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

Book Review: Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Title:  Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Publisher: Doubleday Page Count: 387 Publication Date: 2011 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Romance Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.04) My Rating: ★★★★★(4.5) The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking … Continue reading Book Review: Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

April Bookclub: Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Title:  Faithful Author: Alice Hoffman Publisher:  Simon Schuster Page Count: 258 Publication Date: 2016 Category/Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Adult Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.99) Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away … Continue reading April Bookclub: Faithful by Alice Hoffman

March Bookclub: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Title:  Never Let Me Go Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher: Vintage Books Page Count: 5288 Publication Date: 2010 Category/Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Contemporary Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.81) From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous … Continue reading March Bookclub: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro