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...
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab Rating - 5 out of 5 The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab is about a girl who doesn’t leave a mark. After making a deal with the devil for a different life, Addie is not remembered wherever she goes. Addie lives through some of the world's most exciting...
Memorial by Bryan Washington Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Memorial by Bryan Washington is about Benson and Mike who are a couple living in Houston, TX that have been together for 6 years. Except, they’re not sure why they’re together anymore. Mike, who is Japanese, is called back to Japan to care for his dying father just as his mother...
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Rating - 4.88 out of 5 In The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, the Vignes twins grew up in a town where light skin is prized but did not protect them from being black. Once they ran away when they were 16 they began to see the world for what it was, one that might...
Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly Rating - 4.1 out of 5 Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly is a reimagining of the evil stepsister in the Cinderella story. Isabelle with her sister Octavia (Tavi) are thrust into a life full of pain after their sister Cinderella won the prince’s hand. While they were forced to maim themselves were generally hated by the village, Isabelle...
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare Rating - 4.75 out of 5 In Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare, Cordelia Carstairs is looking to put her mark in the shadow hunting world. She, along with her brother Alistair and her friends James and Lucie Herondale, embark on saving London from the newest dark threat and find themselves at the center. Finding...