5 Crime Novels That Might Just Not Be All About The Crime

Are you tired of reading your run-of-the-mill crime and psychological thrillers, where the mystery is slapdash, writing is mediocre and characters are lackluster? Here's a list of 5 books that might not be your traditional crime novel but they have a bunch of characters you'll care about and a great story to tell. Snap by [...]

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Book Review: The Black Tides of Heaven(#1 Tensorate) by Jy Yang

Genre - Fantasy, Silkpunk Rating - 3.75/5 stars Jy Yang brings a breath of fresh air in the often stagnant fantasy genre with his Eastern influenced world building and intriguing magic system. The Black Tides of Heaven feature Akeha and Mokoye, twins born in the Tensorate empire ruled by their mother, the almighty Protectorate. They [...]

Book Review : The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

Genre - Historical Fiction Rating - 4.5/5 stars Love, drama, families and secrets... The Summers Wives brings a delicious mix of everything to make your pulse race and heart flutter. The story is set on an Island, known as the Winthrop island, where rich "families" of America come to spend the summer. The original inhabitants [...]

Book Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

Genre - YA Contemporary Rating - 5/5 stars " “She’s dead,” I whisper and I don’t know why this is the thing I choose to say out loud because it hurts to say it, to feel the truth of those words pass my lips, to have them be real in this world. But She’s dead [...]

Book Review: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Name- The Secret History Author - Donna Tartt Genre - Literary Fiction Rating - 5/5 stars Damn! This woman can write! This is not going to be a very insightful review, because I’ll just be here fangirling the whole time. This book! ughhh! This is the type of book that makes you realize why you [...]

Book Review: The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman

4.5 stars Historical Fiction, Literary Ficiton The Home for Unwanted Girls is a profound story of love, secret and motherhood. Joanna Goodman wove a story with such intricate details and heart-wrenching emotions; it’ll stay with you for days after reading this. Maggie is a fifteen year old girl in the Quebec province of Canada in [...]

Book Review: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Rating - 2/5 stars Genre- Magical Realism, Fantasy. This book had so much potential. It started with the promise of a fresh whimsical story and ended in a soggy messy heap. Ughhh So there’s this town Sparrow, which is cursed because the people who lived there 200 hundred years ago were complete douchebags. There were [...]