2017 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Young Adult

The Great Pursuit │ Wendy Higgins

Synopsis: Lochlanach has traded the great beast for something far more terrible, a Lashed enemy veiled in beauty, deception, and a vengeance passed down through generations: Rozaria Rocato. And she’s offering the hunter Paxton Seabolt power and acceptance he could never receive in his homeland. Pax must decide how far he’s willing to go under… Continue reading The Great Pursuit │ Wendy Higgins

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