Phoenix Descending – Dorothy Dreyer | Book Review*

Phoenix Descending Synopsis “Since the outbreak of the phoenix fever in Drothidia, Tori Kagari has already lost one family member to the fatal disease. Now, with the fever threatening to wipe out her entire family,…

Origin – Dan Brown | Book Review

Origin Synopsis “Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever”. The evening’s host…

The Dressmaker’s Secret – Charlotte Betts | Book Review*

The Dressmaker’s Secret Synopsis “Italy, 1819. Emilia Barton and her mother Sarah live a nomadic existence, travelling from town to town as itinerant dressmakers to escape their past. When they settle in the idyllic coastal…

Dating the It Guy – Krysten Lindsay Hager | Book Review*

Dating the It Guy Synopsis “Emme is a sophomore in high school who starts dating, Brendon Agretti, the popular senior who happens to be a senator’s son and well-known for his good looks. Emme feels…

One of Us Is Lying – Karen M. McManus | Book Review

One of Us Is Lying Synopsis “On Thursday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal,…

The Duke’s Temptation – Raven McAllan | Book Review*

The Duke’s Temptation Synopsis “Tortured duke Gibb Alford has vowed never to love again… until a beautiful French knife thrower brings him to his knees        When Gibb Alford, Duke of Menteith, saves…

This Savage Song – Victoria Schwab | Book Review

This Savage Song Synopsis “Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as…

Flame in the Mist – Renee Ahdieh | Book Review

Flame in the Mist Synopsis “The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place–she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not…