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

Only Mostly Devastated | Sophie Gonzales | Review

“It'll get easier. That's the beautiful thing about the universe. It puts you through trials, but it never gives you anything you can't handle. We grow from these things.” RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: When Ollie meets Will over the summer break, he thinks he's found his Happily Ever After. But once summer's ended, Will stops texting … Continue reading Only Mostly Devastated | Sophie Gonzales | Review

The Degenerates | J. Albert Mann | Review

"'Darling,' London read. 'has not the count just told us that all human wisdom is summed up on two words? 'Wait' and 'hope.'" RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: The Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded is not a happy place. The young women who are already there certainly don’t think so. Not Maxine, who is doing everything she … Continue reading The Degenerates | J. Albert Mann | Review

Fight Like A Girl | Sheena Kamal | Review

"Rule number one of being a woman from Trinidad: Be hell a fierce." RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: Love and violence. In some families they're bound up together, dysfunctional and poisonous, passed from generation to generation like eye color or a quirk of smile. Trisha's trying to break the chain, channeling her violent impulses into Muay Thai … Continue reading Fight Like A Girl | Sheena Kamal | Review