I love a good seafaring tale. I always have. There’s just something about stories of ships and the sea that captivate me and I can’t help but be swept away on the currents within their pages. So when I saw RJ Barker fresh off his Wounded Kingdom series had written a seafaring yarn I knew I had to read it. Continue reading
Victoria Schwab (V.E. Schwab for her adult novels) offers up a wonderful little supernatural thriller with City of Ghosts. A middle grade ghost story crafted with Schwab’s gift for narrative and filled with equal parts heart, friendship, and spookyness, City of Ghosts is a perfect read for a dark October night. Continue reading
A dark, page turning superhero revenge tale inhabited by morally challenged supernatural characters, brought to life with V. E. Schwab’s quickening prose.
“Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong” – Back Cover Blurb.
Angela Boord’s Renaissance inspired debut is simply fantastic. A character driven tale of mystery, political intrigue, warring noble houses, and a woman at the center of it all who will stop at nothing until the wrong done to her is avenged. Oh…and did I mention the slow burn romance? Yeah, it has that too.