Category: Book Review

The Light Of The Midnight Stars

The Light of the Midnight Stars Author: Rena Rossner Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction Publication Date: April 13, 2021 Publisher: Orbit Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, murder, death, grief, rape (off-page) An […]

An Anonymous Girl

An Anonymous Girl Author: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: January 9, 2019 Publisher: Macmillan Audio CONTENT WARNING: infidelity, sexual assault, suicide Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed. When Jessica Farris signs up for […]

Rebel Daughter

Rebel Daughter Author: Lori Banov Kaufmann Genre: Historical Fiction  Publication Date: February 9, 2021 Publisher: Delacorte Press CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, slavery, blood, animal sacrifice, murder, death, violence, death of a parent, death of a child, mention of torture, mention of rape A young woman survives the Jewish revolt […]

The Woman In Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10 Author: Ruth Ware Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: June 30, 2016 Publisher: Simon Schuster Audio CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer and chemotherapy, unwanted sexual advance, alcohol use, anxiety/panic attacks, vomit, murder, blood In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works, Lo […]

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone Author: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Publisher: Macmillan Audio CONTENT WARNING: suicide, rape, child abuse, animal death, mention of cancer and chemo, murder Shay Miller has three strikes against her: no job, no apartment, no love in […]

State of the ARC #1

This is normally to be posted at the end of the month, but my ARCs have been getting out of control. It seems like every time I made some progress on the backlog, I get approved for some more, keeping my ratio under 80%. So I figured that […]

Felix Ever After

Felix Ever After Author: Kacen Callender Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray CONTENT WARNING: substance use, parental abandonment, deadnaming, emotional abuse from a parent, transphobia, homophobia Felix Love has never been in love — and yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. […]

The Empire Of Gold

The Empire of Gold Author: S.A. Chakraborty Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: June 30, 2020 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #3 CONTENT WARNING: torture, genocide, blood, gore, gun violence, death, violence, slavery, mention of rape Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its […]

The Ex Talk

The Ex Talk Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon Genre: Romance Publication Date: January 26, 2021 Publisher: Berkley CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, misogyny Shay Goldstein has been a producer at her Seattle public radio station for nearly a decade, and she can’t imagine working anywhere else. But lately […]

The Kiss Quotient

The Kiss Quotient Author: Helen Hoang Genre: Romance Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Series: The Kiss Quotient #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer Stella Lane comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what […]