It's About Damn Time by Arlan Hamilton Rating - 5 out of 5 It’s About Damn Time by Arlan Hamilton, is the story of Arlan, a venture capitalist who in 2015 was on food stamps and living in the San Francisco airport. Arlan had a vision of a future where venture capital went to more diverse people and everyone had a...
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson Rating - 4.13 out of 5 In A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson, Pippa (Pip) Fitz-Amobi has a hunch. For her senior project, she looks into a closed murder-suicide of her classmates because of something amiss. As she digs deeper, it becomes obvious that someone does not want her...
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...
The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West Rating - 4.75 out of 5 The Witches are Coming by Lindy West is a defining essay book from the Me Too era. With people becoming more aware of sexual violence and the internet trolling becoming more prevalent, West explores themes surrounding the world as it is now. West, with her signature conversational style...
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...
Starsight by Brandon Sanderson Rating - 3.5 out of 5 With revelations about how human’s have been held captive for generations and more questions coming than answers about Spensa’s ability to hear the starts, Starsight by Brandon Sanderson starts off with a bang. Spensa, in a dangerous and autonomous move, decides to join an enemy Krell flight command while undercover to...