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 Painter of Battles – Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Title: The Painter of Battles Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Translator: Margaret Sayers Peden Genre: Realistic Fiction, Historical Fiction Plot: Andrés Faulques is a world renowned war photographer. He’s retired to the Spanish coast to work on a mural for himself. Then a man shows up unexpectedly shows up. He challenges Faulques to remember him and theContinue reading “The Painter of Battles – Arturo Pérez-Reverte”

The Keeper of Night – Kylie Lee Baker

Title: The Keeper of Night Author: Kylie Lee Baker Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Plot: Ren is a Grim Reaper, but only half. Her mother was a Japanese Shinigami, her father was a Reaper. She lives in London with the Reapers. Her brother Neven is the only one who doesn’t torment her because she’s half Shinigami.Continue reading “The Keeper of Night – Kylie Lee Baker”

The Saga of the Ancient Family- Eva García Sáenz

Titles: The Immortal Collection (book 1), The Sons of Adam (book 2) Author: Eva García Sáenz Translator: Lilit Žekulin Thwaites Plot: Book 1 – Adriana is the newest hire at the Museum of Archeology in Santander, Spain. Her specialty is prehistory and has recently returned to Santander after living in Madrid. Her sister-in-law, Elisa, gotContinue reading “The Saga of the Ancient Family- Eva García Sáenz”

Caleb’s Crossing – Geraldine Brooks

Title: Caleb’s Crossing Author: Geraldine Brooks Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Bethia Mayfield is a bright daughter of the town’s Puritan minister. Her grandfather settled the town on what’s to become Martha’s Vineyard among the local Native Americans. While Bethia is gathering clams, she meets Native American, Cheeshahteamauk (English name Caleb). Caleb is the chief’s sonContinue reading “Caleb’s Crossing – Geraldine Brooks”

A Week at Surfside Beach – Pierce Koslosky Jr.

Thanks to Mindbuck Media for letting me have an early access look at this book. This book is available to read on June 9. Title: A Week at Surfside Beach Author: Pierce Koslosky Jr. Genre: Short stories, realistic fiction Plot: Each chapter of the book is a different family’s, or families, week at a groupContinue reading “A Week at Surfside Beach – Pierce Koslosky Jr.”

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