Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper

Title: Stalking Jack The Ripper (Stalking Jack The Ripper, #1) Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction Publisher: Jimmy Patterson Published: September 20, 2016 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars Summary: Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion... Seventeen-year-old Audrey … Continue reading Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper

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Review: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)

Title: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Genre: Young Adult SciFi Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published: October 20, 2015 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars Summary: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is … Continue reading Review: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)

Review: (The Well of Ascension, Mistborn #2)

Title: The Well of Ascension Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: High Fantasy/Epic Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books (Pictured edition by Gollancz in December 2009) Published: August 21, 2007 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars Summary: Vin, the street urchin who has grown into the most powerful Mistborn in the land, and Elend Venture, the idealistic young nobleman who loves her, must … Continue reading Review: (The Well of Ascension, Mistborn #2)

Review: The Marriage Pact

Title: The Marriage Pact Author: Michelle Richmond Genre: Thriller Publisher: Bantam Published: July 25, 2017 Rating: 3/5 stars Summary: Newlyweds Alice and Jake are a picture-perfect couple. Alice, once a singer in a well-known rock band, is now a successful lawyer. Jake is a partner in an up-and-coming psychology practice. Their life together holds endless possibilities. After … Continue reading Review: The Marriage Pact

Review: The Night Circus

Title: The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction Publisher: Doubleday (The pictured edition is Vintage Children’s Classics) Published: September 13, 2011 Rating: 5/5 stars Summary: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique … Continue reading Review: The Night Circus

Review: Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)

Title: Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy #1) Author: Robin Hobb Publisher: Harper Voyager Published:  March 27, 2014 (First Published May 1995) Genre: High Fantasy; Epic Fantasy Rating: 3.5/5 Stars Synopsis: Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father’s gruff stableman. He is … Continue reading Review: Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)

Review: The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)

Title: The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2) Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Published:  September 17, 2013 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis: Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his … Continue reading Review: The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)