Ninth House Author Leigh Bardugo Publisher Flatiron Books | 2019 Pages 458 fantasy | contemporary Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and… Continue reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
The Silence of the Girls Author Pat Barker Publisher Doubleday Books | 2018 Pages 291 mythology The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman—Helen. In the Greek camp, another woman—Briseis—watches and waits for the war's outcome. She… Continue reading The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
August really flew by. It was another busy month for me (it's been a busy year for me, honestly). I'm reaching the end of the third show of the season at work, and will soon be shifting into the last one before I head to another theatre to finish out the rest of the year.… Continue reading August Wrap Up!
Aru Shah & the Song of Death Author Roshani Chokshi Publisher Rick Riordan Presents | 2019 Pages 400 fantasy Aru is only just getting the hang of this whole Pandava thing when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. The god of love's bow and arrow have gone missing, and the thief isn't playing Cupid.… Continue reading Aru Shah & the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi
These reviews are spoiler-freeeee! 🙂 Some minis! A couple from my library- SHOUT OUT LIBRARIES!! (Also the Overdrive/Kindle apps, who would I be without u) Field Notes on Love Author Jennifer E. Smith Having just been dumped by his girlfriend, British-born Hugo is still determined to take his last-hurrah-before-college train trip across the United States.… Continue reading Mini Reviews
Below Author Alexandria Warwick Publisher Wolf Publishing | 2020 Pages 320 fantasy In the heart of the frigid North, there lives a demon known as the Face Stealer. Eyes, nose, mouth—nothing and no one is safe. Once he returns to his lair, or wherever it is he dwells, no one ever sees those faces again.… Continue reading Below by Alexandria Warwick
We Hunt the Flame Author Hafsah Faizal Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux | 2019 Pages 472 fantasy Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the… Continue reading We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Aphrodite Made Me Do It Author Trista Mateer Publisher Central Avenue Publishing | 2019 Pages 223 (Kindle) poetry Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering retelling, she uses the mythology of the goddess to weave… Continue reading Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer
First of all, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY!!!!!!!! 🙂 I guess my mega-reading month of June tired me out for July, because this was a slow month for me. It was hard to find motivation to read (even books I really enjoyed), maybe because work was crazy or my energy was low or because I kept getting… Continue reading July Wrap Up!
Girls on the Verge Author Sharon Biggs Waller Publisher Simon & Schuster | 2019 Pages 233 contemporary | feminist lit Camille couldn't be having a better summer. But on the very night she learns she got into a prestigious theater program, she also finds out she’s pregnant. She definitely can’t tell her parents. And her… Continue reading Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller