Book Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor … More Book Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Book Review: The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie’s reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history? The periodic table is one of … More Book Review: The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago. At the height of the … More Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different … More Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Book Review: Dark Age by Pierce Brown (Red Rising Saga #5)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Morning Star returns to the Red Rising universe with the thrilling sequel to Iron Gold. For a decade Darrow led a revolution against the corrupt color-coded Society. Now, outlawed by the very Republic he founded, he wages a rogue war on Mercury in … More Book Review: Dark Age by Pierce Brown (Red Rising Saga #5)

ARC Review: Death in Focus by Anne Perry (Elena Standish #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre-World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her imperiled lover’s final, urgent message into the heart of Berlin as Hitler ascends to power. On vacation from London on the beautiful Italian coast, twenty-eight-year-old Elena Standish and her older sister … More ARC Review: Death in Focus by Anne Perry (Elena Standish #1)

ARC Review: Relic by Bronwyn Eley (The Relic Trilogy #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the city of Edriast, there is no deadlier duty than to serve as the Shadow. As the personal servant of the powerful Lord Rennard, the Shadow’s life is all but forfeit. Rennard possesses one of five rare and dangerous Relics – a jewel that protects his bloodline, but slowly poisons … More ARC Review: Relic by Bronwyn Eley (The Relic Trilogy #1)

ARC Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier (Warrior Bards #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A young woman is both a bard–and a warrior–in this thrilling historical fantasy from the author of the Sevenwaters novels. Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player. Her brother has a voice to melt the hardest heart, and a rare talent on the harp. But Liobhan’s burning … More ARC Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier (Warrior Bards #1)

Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown … More Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely … More Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton