The Boy Who Steals Houses | C.G. Drews | Review

“He's officially taken house burglary to the next level. Forget stealing a bed, a key, a home for the night. He's stealing families and their Sunday lunches.” RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: Can two broken boys find their perfect home? Sam is only fifteen but he and his autistic older brother, Avery, have been abandoned by every … Continue reading The Boy Who Steals Houses | C.G. Drews | Review

Magpie Lane | Lucy Atkins | Review

"Damage is only damage, after all, when it is observed" RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: When the eight-year-old daughter of an Oxford College Master vanishes in the middle of the night, police turn to the Scottish nanny, Dee, for answers. As Dee looks back over her time in the Master's Lodging - an eerie and ancient house … Continue reading Magpie Lane | Lucy Atkins | Review

One Dark Throne | Kendare Blake | Review

“No matter how far I go, I'm still your person. We stand together now." RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: The battle for the Crown has begun, but which of the three sisters will prevail? With the unforgettable events of the Quickening behind them and the Ascension Year underway, all bets are off. Katharine, once the weak and … Continue reading One Dark Throne | Kendare Blake | Review

The Ship of Magic | Robin Hobb | Review

“Look forward, not back. Correct your course and go on. You cannot undo yesterday's journey.” RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: Wizardwood, a sentient wood. The most precious commodity in the world. Like many other legendary wares, it comes only from the Rain River Wilds. But how can one trade with the Rain Wilders, when only a liveship … Continue reading The Ship of Magic | Robin Hobb | Review

The Authenticity Project | Clare Pooley | Review

"Everyone lies about their lives. What would happen if you shared the truth instead? The one thing that defines you, that makes everything else about you fall into place."   RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 SYNOPSIS: "Everybody lies about their lives. What would happen if you shared the truth?" This is the question that Julian Jessop, an eccentric, seventy-nine-year-old … Continue reading The Authenticity Project | Clare Pooley | Review