Category Archives: K Author

All hail Notorious RBG

Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon andShana Knizhnik

Genre: Nonfiction Publication Date: 27 October 2015 Source: Mine. All mine. Synopsis from the Publisher: “Nearly a half-century into being a feminist and legal pioneer, something funny happened to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: the octogenarian won the internet. Across America, people who weren’t even born when Ginsburg made her name are tattooing themselves with her face,…

Leave Every Last Lie alone

Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 27 June 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Clara Solberg’s world shatters when her husband and their four-year-old daughter are in a car crash, killing Nick while Maisie is remarkably unharmed. The crash is ruled an accident…until the coming days, when Maisie starts having night terrors that make Clara…

End of Watch is a welcome end

End of Watch by Stephen King

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 7 June 2016 Source: Mine. All mine. Synopsis from the Publisher: “In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something evil. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre, where eight people were killed and many more were badly injured, has been in the clinic for five…

Don’t hold back reading Hold Back the Stars

Hold Back the Stars by Katie Khan

Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 23 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Trapped in the vast void of space, Carys and Max have only ninety minutes of oxygen left to live. None of this was supposed to happen. After a freak accident, Carys and Max are left adrift in space with nothing to hold…

The Shadow Land is a beautiful place

The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

Genre: Literary Fiction; Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 11 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of her beloved brother. Soon after arriving in this elegant East European city, however, she helps…

Book Review – Everything Love Is by Claire King

Everything Love Is by Claire King

Title: Everything Love Is Author: Claire King ISBN: 9781632865380 No. of Pages: 384 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: Bloomsbury Release Date: 6 December 2016 Synopsis: “Baptiste Molino has devoted his life to other people’s happiness. Moored on his beloved houseboat on the edge of Toulouse, he helps his clients navigate the waters of contentment, whilst remaining…

Book Review – The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid

The Diabolic by S. J. Kinkaid

Title: The Diabolic Author: S. J. Kincaid ISBN: 9781481472678 No. of Pages: 416 Genre: Science Fiction Origins: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Release Date: 1 November 2016 Synopsis: “Nemesis is a Diabolic, a humanoid teenager created to protect a galactic senator’s daughter, Sidonia. The two have grown up side by side, but are…

Book Review – Mischling by Affinity Konar

Mischling by Affinity Konar

Title: Mischling Author: Affinity Konar ISBN: 9780316308106 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Historical Fiction Origins: Lee Boudreaux Books Release Date: 6 September 2016 Synopsis: “Pearl is in charge of: the sad, the good, the past. Stasha must care for: the funny, the future, the bad. It’s 1944 when the twin sisters arrive at Auschwitz with…

Book Review – Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch

Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch

Title: Dear Mr. M Author: Herman Koch ISBN: 9781101903322 No. of Pages: 416 Genre: Literary Fiction Origins: Hogarth Release Date: 6 September 2016 Synopsis: “Once a celebrated writer, M had his greatest success with a suspense novel based on a real-life disappearance. It told the story of a history teacher who went missing one winter…

Book Review – And The Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich

And The Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich

Title: And the Trees Crept In Author: Dawn Kurtagich ISBN: 9780316298704 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Young Adult; Horror Origins: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Release Date: 6 September 2016 Synopsis: “When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt’s home, it’s immediately clear that the ‘blood manor’ is cursed. The creaking of the house…