Royal Assassin | Robin Hobb | Review

"The fight isn't over until you win." RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: Fitz has survived his first hazardous mission as king’s assassin, but is left little more than a cripple. Battered and bitter, he vows to abandon his oath to King Shrewd, remaining in the distant mountains. But love and events of terrible urgency draw him back to … Continue reading Royal Assassin | Robin Hobb | Review

Angel Mage | Garth Nix | Review

"Better to lie under stars alive than to be stabbed in your sleep in some stolen bed" RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no more than nineteen, and … Continue reading Angel Mage | Garth Nix | Review

Dear Child | Romy Hausmann | Review

"You haven't got us, not really. It's your prison, not ours." RATING:  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects his family from the dangers … Continue reading Dear Child | Romy Hausmann | Review

Assassin’s Apprentice | Robin Hobb | Review

"When you cut pieces out of the truth to avoid looking like a fool, you end up looking like a moron instead." RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS:  In a faraway land where members of the royal family are named for the virtues they embody, one young boy will become a walking enigma. Born on the wrong side of … Continue reading Assassin’s Apprentice | Robin Hobb | Review

The Gravity of Us | Phil Stamper | Review

“I’m leaving. On Monday. Dad’s a fucking astronaut.” RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ SYNOPSIS: As a successful social media journalist with half a million followers, seventeen-year-old Cal is used to sharing his life online. But when his pilot father is selected for a highly publicized NASA mission to Mars, Cal and his family relocate from Brooklyn to Houston … Continue reading The Gravity of Us | Phil Stamper | Review