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Where the Crawdad Sing – Delia Owens

Title: Where the Crawdad Sing Author: Delia Owens Genre: Mystery Plot: Kya has grown up in the swamps of North Carolina. The local townspeople of Barkley Cove call her the Marsh Girl, and trashy. Her mother left her family when she was young. Slowly her siblings left until it was only her and her fatherContinue reading “Where the Crawdad Sing – Delia Owens”

The Hidden Child – Louise Fien

Title: The Hidden Child Author: Louise Fien Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Edward and Eleanor Hamilton are part of the eugenics movement in the 1920’s in England. They believe that intelligence in inherited and those with disabilities, criminals, and those of the lower classes and different races are not as intelligent. Those who are classified asContinue reading “The Hidden Child – Louise Fien”

The Lady of Bolton Hill – Elizabeth Camden

Title: The Lady of Bolton Hill Author: Elizabeth Camden Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Clara and Daniel are the best of friends, despite their drastic differences in social classes in the late 1800’s. Clara’s father sends her to England where she becomes an investigative journalist. She gets in trouble for reporting about children in the coalContinue reading “The Lady of Bolton Hill – Elizabeth Camden”

The Dot – Peter H. Reynolds

Title: The Dot Author and Illustrator : Peter H. Reynolds Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: It’s the end of art class and Vashti hasn’t created anything. Her teacher tries to encourage her, but Vashti’s unsure. Vashti doesn’t think she’s an artist. Her teacher suggests she starts by drawing a dot. When she’s done, Vashti’sContinue reading “The Dot – Peter H. Reynolds”

Where The Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak

Title: Where The Wild Things Are Author and Illustrator: Maurice Sendak Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Max causes mischief of a new sort one night. His parents ground him to his room. Once his room, Max’s room starts to disappear and a forest takes its place. Then he finds an ocean and a boat.Continue reading “Where The Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak”

Lamp Black, Wolf Gray – Paula Brackston

Title: Lamp Black, Wolf Gray Author: Paula Brackston Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: Laura and Dan have just bought a house in the Welsh countryside. Laura hopes it will give them a new start where they can start their family after years of trying. But the stress is still there with Dan still working inContinue reading “Lamp Black, Wolf Gray – Paula Brackston”

The Magnolia Palace – Fiona Davis

Title: The Magnolia Palace Author: Fiona Davis Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Lillian Carter has just lost her mother to the Spanish flu. She’s had plenty of success as a model and relied on it so far. But things get complicated when she’s accused as an accomplice to her landlord’s murder. The police won’t listen toContinue reading “The Magnolia Palace – Fiona Davis”

Guest Post – Acid for the Children

Thank you Mick Nash of Good to You for this review. Title: Acid For The Children Author: Michael Peter Balzary aka “Flea”, a popular bass player for the band Red Hot Chili Peppers Genre: Autobiography, Memoir Plot: A read about Flea’s childhood and formative years. The book dives into his adventures in Los Angeles, SouthernContinue reading “Guest Post – Acid for the Children”

Artemis 4-6 – Lindsey Stirling

Here are Artemis Issues 1-2, and 3 Titles: Artemis Issues 4-6 Author: Lindsey Stirling Artists: Emily Chow, Rodrigo Luff, Damination, Anna Maria Navaja, Yato, Matt Krotzer, Zeablast Genre: Fantasy, Comic Books Plot: Issue 4 – Artemis has been captured by the goddess, Nyx. She’s convinced Artemis that if she helps Nyx she’ll really be helpingContinue reading “Artemis 4-6 – Lindsey Stirling”

A Dream Within a Dream – Mike Nappa & Melissa Kosci

This is book 3 of the Coffey and Hill series. Title: A Dream Within a Dream Authors: Mike Nappa & Melissa Kosci Genre: Thriller Plot: Samuel Hill has gone missing. Trudi Coffey knows he’s on a mission, but nothing outside of that. An FBI agent, police chief, and a traitor CIA agent all seem toContinue reading “A Dream Within a Dream – Mike Nappa & Melissa Kosci”