Category: Book Review

The Matzah Ball

The Matzah Ball Author: Jean Melzer Genre: Romance Publication Date: September 28, 2021 Publisher: Harlequin Audio CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, mention of infidelity, mention of cancer, mention of divorce, grief, mention of antisemitism, mention of suicidal thoughts, mention of the Holocaust Oy! to the world […]

The Witches Of Escazú

The Witches of Escazú (and Other Jewish Fairytales) Author: Roots Metals Genre: Fairytales Publication Date: October 31, 2021 Publisher: Roots Metals Dybbuks and golems. Witches and wicked kings. Tragedy and triumph in the Promised Land. The Witches of Escazú and Other Jewish Fairytales marries Jewish ancestral wisdom and […]

A Discovery Of Witches

A Discovery of Witches Author: Deborah Harkness Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: February 8, 2011 Publisher: Viking Penguin Series: All Souls Trilogy #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, stalking, murder, suicide, gore, panic attack, blood, mention of miscarriage, mention of death of a child, torture, violence […]

The Ex Hex

The Ex Hex Author: Erin Sterling Genre: Romance Publication Date: September 28, 2021 Publisher: HarperAudio Series: Ex Hex #1 CONTENT WARNING: profanity Nine years ago, Vivienne Jones nursed her broken heart like any young witch would: vodka, weepy music, bubble baths…and a curse on the horrible boyfriend. Sure, […]

The One

The One Author: Kiera Cass Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: May 6, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Series: The Selection #3 CONTENT WARNING: gun violence, death of a parent, death The time has come for one winner to be crowned. When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America […]

Capturing The Devil

Capturing the Devil Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: YA Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 10, 2019 Publisher: JIMMY Patterson Series: Stalking Jack the Ripper #4 CONTENT WARNING: gore, blood, murder, mention of abortion She swore she couldn’t live without him. The devil is pleased to comply. Audrey Rose Wadsworth […]

Déjà Dead

Déjà Dead Author: Kathy Reichs Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: September 2, 1997 Publisher: Pocket Books Series: Temperance Brennan #1 CONTENT WARNING: murder, gore, blood, mutilation, sexual assault, death of an animal (off-page), violence, mention of child abuse (off-page) Rarely has a debut crime novel inspired such widespread excitement. […]

Jade Legacy

Jade Legacy Author: Fonda Lee Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: November 30, 2021 Publisher: Orbit Series: The Green Bone Saga #3 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily.  CONTENT WARNING: violence, murder, blood, mention of miscarriage, […]

The Trials Of Morrigan Crow

The Trials of Morrigan Crow Author: Jessica Townsend Genre: MG Fantasy Publication Date: December 1, 2017 Publisher: Hachette Audio Series: Nevermoor #1 CONTENT WARNING: bullying A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical […]

The Weight Of The Stars

The Weight of the Stars Author: K. Ancrum Genre: YA Sci-Fi Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Imprint CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, violence, parental abandonment, mention of suicide, sexual assault The universe is full of second chances. Ryann Bird dreams of traveling across the stars. But […]