Category Archives: K Author

I wish all books were as good as The Empress

The Empress by S. J. Kincaid

Genre: Young Adult; Science Fiction Publication Date: 31 October 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “It’s a new day in the Empire. Tyrus has ascended to the throne with Nemesis by his side and now they can find a new way forward—one where they don’t have to hide or scheme or kill. One where creatures…

Quackery – Not so much

Quackery by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen

Genre: Nonfiction Publication Date: 17 October 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “What won’t we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine—yes, that strychnine,…

The surprisingly feminist Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

Genre: Suspense; Supernatural; Horror Publication Date: 26 September 2017 Source: Mine. All mine. Synopsis from the Publisher: In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women…

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…