How To Behave In a Crowd – Review

"I guess that's what happens when you're the only one to notice a thing: you feel responsible for it." How To Behave In A Crowd follows a French family living in a small town in rural France. We get our introduction and view of the family from the youngest son, Isadore. Dory, or Izzy, as [...]

The Dying Game – Review

"This is where we'll place you when you're dead." These are the words that Anna hopes will lead to her freedom. Anna Francis is a single mother living in a future totalitarian Swedish society. The year is 2037 and the future is bleak. Anna is back at her old job, barely surviving her day to [...]

The Address – Review

"We all have our own magnificent prisons, even the queen, I'd venture." I love how fitting this quote is for both narrators in The Address. Each woman, separated by a hundred years, is trapped in a prison unique to them. Sara, a woman in the 1880's, running a hotel in England before being hired to [...]

The Readymade Thief – Review

"What do you do when the one true thing in your life turns out to be a lie?" Lee Cuddy is used to being invisible. She isn't seen by her father, who leaves without a goodbye or even a forwarding address. She isn't seen by her mother, who quickly succumbs to her new boyfriends whims [...]

Arena – Review

"This wouldn't be the first time I died." Welcome to the future. The year is 2054. Virtual gaming has swept the world and virtual gamers are the celebrities of the time. And the RAGE tournaments in the Virtual Gaming League are where the worlds best face each other to fight to the death. Digital death, [...]

Spoonbenders – Review

"The thing about skeletons was, you never knew how much space they were taking up in the closet until you got rid of them." Spoonbenders is a funny story about a family. This particular family, the Amazing Telemachus Family, is a family of psychics. Each with abilities to astound and dazzle. Except, they don't really [...]

The Wildling Sisters – Review

"It's not the dead who suffer. It's the living, you see." The Wilding Sisters is an exceptional book that spans the lives of two families separated by decades. In the 1950's, we are introduced to the Wilding sisters. A group of four girls, raised by a bohemian mother in London. The highlight of their summers [...]

Woman No. 17 – Review

"You think you know how a story begins, or how it's going to turn out, especially when it's your own. You don't." Lady Daniels needs many things in her life. She needs a break from her husband. She needs to finish her memoir. She needs a nanny. Karl has already moved out, and in order [...]

Nyxia – Review

"Unlearn your idea of impossible." Five words that summarize the incredible ride this book is about to take you on. To call this debut stunning doesn't feel impactful enough. This book is nuclear in it's impact! Emmett finds himself about to board a spaceship. A winning ticket to a life he and his family have [...]