Category Archives: H Author

The Red Word is brutal but necessary

The Red Word by Sarah Henstra

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 13 March 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “A smart, dark, and take-no-prisoners look at rape culture and the extremes to which ideology can go, The Red Word is a campus novel like no other. As her sophomore year begins, Karen enters into the back-to-school revelry—particularly at a fraternity called…

How to Stop Time is not the story you think it is

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

Genre: Literary Fiction; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 6 February 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history–performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails…

Everless

Everless by Sara Holland

Genre: Fantasy; Young Adult Publication Date: 2 January 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries. No…

The Rules of Magic needs more magic

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Genre: Fantasy; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 10 October 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole…

Molly and Amanda + Fangs for the Memories = LOVE

Fangs for the Memories by Molly Harper

Genre: Paranormal Romance Publication Date: 2 November 2015 Source: Mine. All mine. Synopsis from the Publisher: “Half-Moon Hollow’s supernatural social event of the season—Zeb’s Titanic-themed werewolf wedding—is coming up, and Dick Cheney (not that Dick Cheney!) needs a date. But Andrea’s had enough of clever, handsome, and rakish to last a lifetime, and Dick Cheney is certainly not…

Nyet to Domina

Domina by L. S. Hilton

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 11 July 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Since opening her own art gallery in Venice, Judith Rashleigh—now Elisabeth Teerlinc—can finally stop running. She’s got the paycheck, lifestyle, and wardrobe she always dreamed of, not to mention the interest of a Russian billionaire. But when a chance encounter in…

The Wanderers makes you think

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

Genre: Literary Fiction; Science Fiction Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “In an age of space exploration, we search to find ourselves. In four years, aerospace giant Prime Space will put the first humans on Mars. Helen Kane, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Sergei Kuznetsov must prove they’re the crew for the historic…

Book Review – Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Title: Faithful Author: Alice Hoffman ISBN: 9781476799209 No. of Pages: 288 Genre: Literary Fiction Origins: Simon & Schuster Release Date: 1 November 2016 Synopsis: “Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby…

Audiobook Review – Big Vamp on Campus by Molly Harper

Title: Big Vamp on Campus Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi ASIN: B01GK496Z4 Audiobook Length: 2 hours, 36 minutes Genre: Paranormal Romance Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 6 June 2016 Synopsis: “In Molly Harper’s newest paranormal romantic comedy set in her beloved Half Moon Hollow, a vampire princess must learn how to navigate life…

Audiobook Review – Driving Mr. Dead by Molly Harper

Driving Mr. Dead by Molly Harper

Title: Driving Mr. Dead Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi ISBN: 9781451678215 Audiobook Length: 5 hours, 2 minutes Genre: Paranormal Romance Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 31 January 2012 Synopsis: “Miranda Puckett has failed at every job she’s ever had. Her mother just wants her to come home, join the family law firm, and…