ARC Review: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Official Synopsis from Amazon: A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, … More ARC Review: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

ARC Review: A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Wartime intrigue spans the lives of three women past and present in the latest novel from the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life. February, 1946. World War Two is over, but the recovery from the most intimate of its horrors has only just begun for Annaliese Lange, a German … More ARC Review: A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

ARC Review: In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant

Official Synopsis from Amazon: The author of Blood and Beauty returns with another captivating novel about Renaissance Italy and one of history’s most notorious families. Before the Corleones, before the Lannisters, there were the Borgias. Bestselling novelist Sarah Dunant has long been drawn to the high drama of Renaissance Italy: power, passion, beauty, brutality, and … More ARC Review: In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant

Book Spotlight: Truthwitch (The Witchlands #1) by Susan Dennard (Hype or Like Friday)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In a continent on the edge of war, two witches hold its fate in their hands. Young witches Safiya and Iseult have a habit of finding trouble. After clashing with a powerful Guildmaster and his ruthless Bloodwitch bodyguard, the friends are forced to flee their home. Safi must avoid capture at … More Book Spotlight: Truthwitch (The Witchlands #1) by Susan Dennard (Hype or Like Friday)

Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: On a foggy summer night, eleven people–ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter–depart Martha’s Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs–the painter–and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful … More Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Book Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #2)

Official Synopsis from Amazon: Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters … More Book Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #2)

ARC Review: The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Official Synopsis from Amazon: As England enters World War II’s dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar’s stuffy edict to shutter the church’s choir in the absence of men and instead “carry on singing.” Resurrecting themselves as … More ARC Review: The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Book Review: Frost Burn by K.T. Munson and Nichelle Rae

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Fire and Frost; no two nations have ever been so divided. Only two bridges across the great River Gora connects them and their long-standing hatred. When spring comes early the Frost Nation looks upon the Fire Nation with suspicion. Soon they will discover that the rising rivers, warmer temperatures, and the … More Book Review: Frost Burn by K.T. Munson and Nichelle Rae