Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare Rating 4.38 out of 5 The Shadowhunters are back in Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare. With the wedding of James and Cordelia and the joining of two families, for a moment things seem to have settled down in London. As more mysterious murders targeting shadowhunters begin around the city, the group is once again...
Ariadne by Jennifer Saint In Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, the Minotaur has a sister. Ariadne, daughter of Minos, grew up under the shadow of the monster. Taking the first chance to get away that she finds, Ariadne seeks to see the world but ends up saved by Dionysis on his remote island. As she falls in love with the god...
Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer In Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer, the world is at stake. In the noir mystery novel, the world is becoming more ecologically unstable as time goes on. “Jane Smith”, a security consultant is mysteriously sent a note and key from a known eco-terrorist, Silvina. This leads to a storage locker that contains a taxidermied hummingbird...
The Savage Instinct by Marjorie DeLuca The Savage Instinct by Marjorie DeLuca follows Clara Blackstone as she is recovering from a year-long stay in an insane asylum. When arriving at her new home in Durham and back to her husband and life, she is confronted by a mob looking for justice and an alleged female killer. While dealing with the...
The Night Country & Tales from the Hinterland by Melissa Albert In The Night Country by Melissa Albert, Alice is adjusting to the real world as a story. Living in New York City, working a job and living with her mom, she tries to be as normal as possible. Except she’s not. She’s an ex-story and that sometimes gets in the...
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Rating - 4.75 out of 5 In Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, an ordinary apartment showing is taken hostage. A bank robber finds themselves in an impossible position and holds everyone up to look for a solution. Meanwhile,  the apartment seers are all stuck together amplifying their own personal dramas. In a story that’s about one...
Outlawed by Anna North Rating - 4.63 out of 5 In Outlawed by Anna North, Ada’s life is interrupted by her committing the worst crime a woman can - being barren. After a year of trying, she is unable to get pregnant and finds herself being thrown out of the life that she has always known and into the life of...
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline Rating - 2.75 out of 5 Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline takes place several years after Ready Player One. As the technology of the day has continued to progress, the Oasis has become an even more engrossing experience. All seems to be well in the world until an NPC wreaks havoc and Parzival and...