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...
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Spoiler Alert - given that this is the third book in the series, even the synopsis is a spoiler. If you’re in the wrong place and would like to read reviews of Shadow and Bone or Siege and Storm, please click the links! Reader beware! :-) Ruin and Rising...
The Bear and the Nightingale Rating -  5 out of 5 The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden opens deep in the forests of Russia; there lives a girl, Vasya, and her family that are caught in a world between the christian God and the gods of old. While there is mostly a peace between these two opposing forces, the...
Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert is a witchy suburban tale. Ivy is a teenager who starts off her summer with a literal bang. This kicks off a reckoning between her and her mother Dana who has kept important details about her adolescence from Ivy. As she moves through the mysterious days, it's apparent...
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...
The Toll by Neal Shusterman Rating - 4.1 out of 5 Three years after the Toll has sounded, the world is still in disarray. Humanity has to adjust to the new normal with the Thunderhead no longer speaking to them. Goddard is leading the North American Scythedom and continues to fight for power with the Tonists. The world is having a...
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...
A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas Rating -  4.25 out of 5 In A Court of Wings and Ruin (often known as ACOWAR) by Sarah J. Maas, Feyre and Rhysand are protecting the fairy kingdom from a new threat. With Feyre returned to the Spring Court to gather intel and new enemies appearing, the duo has many...