BOOK REVIEW: THE SPARK BY JULES WAKE

The Spark by Jules Wake Published: December 11, 2021 Paperback, 368 pages (Thanks to Netgalley & HarperCollins UK One More Chapter, I received an eARC) GOODREADS RATING: 3/5 STARS GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: Jess is falling for Sam. Sam is falling for Jess.  But it seems life will do whatever it takes to make them fall apart.  […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THE BALLERINAS BY RACHEL KAPELKE-DALE

The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale Published: December 7, 2021 Hardcover, 304 pages (Thanks to Netgalley & St. Martin’s Press, I received an eARC) GOODREADS RATING: 3/5 STARS GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: Dare Me meets Black Swan and Luckiest Girl Alive in a captivating, voice-driven debut novel about a trio of ballerinas who meet as students at the Paris Opera Ballet School. Fourteen […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THIS TRAIN IS BEING HELD BY ISMÉE AMIEL WILLIAMS

This Train is Being Held by Ismée Amiel Williams Published: February 11, 2020 Hardcover, 336 pages (Thanks to Netgalley & ABRAMS Kids, Amulet Books, I received an eARC) GOODREADS RATING: 4/5 STARS GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: When private school student Isabelle Warren first meets Dominican-American Alex Rosario on the downtown 1 train, she remembers his green eyes […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THE LIFEGUARDS BY AMANDA EYRE WARD

The Lifeguards by Amanda Eyre Ward Published: April 5, 2022 Hardcover, 368pages (Thanks to Netgalley & Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine, I received an eARC) GOODREADS RATING: 3/5 STARS GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: The bonds between three picture-perfect–but viciously protective–mothers and their close-knit sons are tested during one unforgettable summer in a gripping novel from the New […]

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BOOK REVIEW: DARK STARS EDITED BY JOHN F.D. Taff

Dark Stars edited by John F.D. Taff Published: May 10, 2022 Hardcover, 347 pages (Thanks to Netgalley & Macmillan-Tor/Forge, I received an eARC) GOODREADS RATING: 4/5 STARS GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: Dark Stars, edited by John F.D. Taff, is a tribute to horror’s longstanding short fiction legacy, featuring 12 terrifying original stories from today’s most noteworthy authors.  Within […]

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