Book Reviews

Neon in Daylight
Title: Neon in Daylight Author: Hermione Hoby Publisher: Catapult Published: January 2018 “The light was fading and the color of the sky began to find its way into her- the whole gathering night, unknowable, mushrooming in indigo and violet. Limbs gleamed with sweat all around her; the laughter seemed louder and...
Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence
Title: Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks Author: Annie Spence Publisher: Flatiron Books Published: September 26th, 2017 Review: This is not one of my usual book reviews because this is a very unusual book. Dear Fahrenheit 451 is a book for book lovers. It’s the first book I’ve ever stopped in...
Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly
Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly Published by Tom Doherty Associates, LLC (A Tor Book) In this debut novel from Tor, Lara Elena Donnelly explores the dark underworld of the demimonde where fallen aristocrats turn to espionage for a living and cabaret entertainers for companionship. There is danger and excitement and all...
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Published by Scout Press “The dark surface was spattered with bright refracted light from the ship’s windows, making it almost impossible to make out the shape of anything in the swell, but I thought I saw something beneath the crest of a...
The Clockwork Dynasty
Title: The Clockwork Dynasty Author: Daniel H. Wilson Publisher: Doubleday Genre: Science Fiction Published: August 2017 Publisher’s summary: When a young anthropologist specializing in ancient technology uncovers a terrible secret concealed in the workings of a three-hundred-year-old mechanical doll, she is thrown into a hidden world that lurks just under...
Mask of Shadows
Title: Mask of Shadows Author: Linsey Miller Publisher: Sourcebooks Genre: Fantasy Published: August 2017 Publisher’s Summary: When Sal Leon steals a poster announcing open auditions for the Left Hand, a powerful collection of the queen’s personal assassins named for the rings she wears- Ruby, Emerald, Amethyst, and Opal- their world changes. They know it’s...
Title: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Book Store Author: Matthew Sullivan Publisher: Scribner Published: June 2017 “When she stepped into the Western History alcove, she could feel her eyes trying to shut out what she was seeing: Joey hovering in the air, swinging like a pendulum. A long ratcheted strap...
Title: The Doomster’s Monolithic Pocket Alphabet HC Publisher: Image Words: Theo Prasidis Art: Maarten Donders Publication Date: November 22nd, 2017 Publisher’s Summary: “Bongs, goats, amps, and a lot of naked nuns! In five decades of wretched existence, doom metal has evolved into a vast orchard of unearthly delights. Explore its unholy rites with...
Title: The Bloody Black Flag: A Spider John Mystery Author: Steve Goble Publisher: Seventh Street Books Publication Date: September 12th, 2017 “On land, he could always feel the looming noose. The crowds, the doorways, the alleys all could hide crouching dangers- an agent of the law, an eyewitness to past misdeeds, or just...
“As ever, the way news spread through town caught Merrit off guard, as if it traveled through the breezes that brushed over drystone walls and wended their way toward Lisfenora, gathering strength to blow the latest gossip into everyone’s minds at the same time.” What could be better reading in...

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