Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi is the follow up to Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. The war between the maji and the establishment rages on. Against all odds, magic is back in the land of Orïsha. As the battle for power over the land continues, it...
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo Rating - 4.5 out of 5 A year after the Crooked Kingdom, life at the Ravkan court is back in full swing. Nina has been helping Nikolai with protecting Grisha in Fjerda. Fjerda is still dangerous for Grisha and Nina uses her newly found powers to find new recruits. At home in Ravka, religious fanatics...
The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel Rating - 4.63 out of 5 In the time before the 2008 financial crash, there is a hotel in Western Canada. Life at this hotel is disrupted one evening when the words ‘Why don’t you swallow broken glass?’ are scrawled on a window in acid. This one act brings together some of 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...
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Rating - 4.7 out of 5 Set in the world of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, The Testaments follows a story of three other women also affected by the laws that govern the Republic of Gilead. In the years following Offred’s flight from her captors, Gilead has remained the same republic ruled by militaristic fundamentalism...
The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black Rating - 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 The Cruel Prince or The Wicked King, please click the links! Reader beware! :-) At the...
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...
Five Dark Fates by Kendare Blake Rating - 4.6 out of 5 All Three Queens, Arsinoe, Mirabella, and Katherine are back on the Island of Fennbirn and the year of ascension almost up. Tensions rise as the rebel army comes to terms with their legion queen, Jules, and the destruction she brings. The dead queens are rising and demanding more from...