Category Archives: Books Read in 2018

A Quiet Kind of Thunder

A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard

Genre: Contemporary Fiction; Young Adult Publication Date: 9 January 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Steffi doesn’t talk, but she has so much to say. Rhys can’t hear, but he can listen. Steffi has been a selective mute for most of her life. The condition’s name has always felt ironic to her, because she certainly…

The Immortalists didn’t quite impress me

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 9 January 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? It’s 1969 in New York City’s Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able…

The Wolves of Winter left me cold

The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson

Genre: Science Fiction; Dystopian Fiction Publication Date: 2 January 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Forget the old days. Forget summer. Forget warmth. Forget anything that doesn’t help you survive in the endless white wilderness beyond the edges of a fallen world. Lynn McBride has learned much since society collapsed in the face of nuclear…