2017 · 4 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

Cleopatra’s Daughter │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: At the dawn of the Roman Empire, when tyranny ruled, a daughter of Egypt and a son of Rome found each other… Selene’s legendary parents are gone. Her country taken, she has been brought to the city of Rome in chains, with only her twin brother, Alexander, to remind her of home and all… Continue reading Cleopatra’s Daughter │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

Rebel Queen │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the 1850s, it expects a quick and easy conquest. After all, India is not even a country, but a collection of kingdoms on the subcontinent. But when the British arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, expecting its queen to forfeit her crown, they are… Continue reading Rebel Queen │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 4 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

The Heretic Queen │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family’s past and remake history. The winds of change are blowing through Thebes. A devastating palace fire has killed the Eighteenth Dynasty’s royal family—all with the exception of Nefertari, the niece of the reviled former queen, Nefertiti. The girl’s deceased family has been branded as… Continue reading The Heretic Queen │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Science Fiction

Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

Synopsis: With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the… Continue reading Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

2017 · 5 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Fiction · Science Fiction

Red Rising │ Pierce Brown

Synopsis: Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will… Continue reading Red Rising │ Pierce Brown