2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fiction · Historical

Madame Tussaud │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire . . . but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it. The year is 1788, and a revolution… Continue reading Madame Tussaud │ Michelle Moran

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

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

The Fall of Hyperion │ Dan Simmons

Synopsis: In the stunning continuation of the epic adventure begun in Hyperion, Simmons returns us to a far future resplendent with drama and invention. On the world of Hyperion, the mysterious Time Tombs are opening. And the secrets they contain mean that nothing–nothing anywhere in the universe–will ever be the same. Review: This book was… Continue reading The Fall of Hyperion │ Dan Simmons

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Carve the Mark │ Veronica Roth

Synopsis: In a galaxy powered by the current, everyone has a gift. Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s currentgift gives her pain and power — something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s… Continue reading Carve the Mark │ Veronica Roth

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fiction · Historical

The Scarlet Letter

Synopsis: A powerful tale of forbidden love, shame, and revenge comes to life in Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter. Faithfully adapted by Crystal Chan from the original novel, this new edition features stunning artwork by SunNeko Lee (Manga Classics: Les Miserables) which will give old and new readers alike a fresh insight into the Nathaniel… Continue reading The Scarlet Letter