Category Archives: M Author

Catch it now Before She Ignites

Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows

  Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy Publication Date: 12 September 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Mira has always been a symbol of hope for the Fallen Isles, perfect and beautiful—or at least that’s how she’s forced to appear. But when she uncovers a dangerous secret, Mira is betrayed by those closest to her and sentenced…

The Unquiet Grave is too quiet

The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 12 September 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Lakin, West Virginia, 1930 Following a suicide attempt and consigned to a segregated insane asylum, attorney James P. D. Gardner finds himself under the care of Dr. James Boozer. Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Boozer is eager to try the new…

Heart-eyes emoji for Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 13 June 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always…

The Disappearances makes you appreciate the small things

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy Publication Date: 4 July 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Aila Quinn’s mother, Juliet, has always been a mystery: vibrant yet guarded, she keeps her secrets beyond Aila’s reach. When Juliet dies, Aila and her younger brother Miles are sent to live in Sterling, a rural town far from home—and the…

Hooray for The Witches of New York

The Witches of New York by Ami McKay

 Genre: Fantasy; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 11 July 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “New York in the spring of 1880 is a place alive with wonder and curiosity. Determined to learn the truth about the world, its residents enthusiastically engage in both scientific experimentation and spiritualist pursuits. Séances are the entertainment of choice in…

One of Us is Lying is an old-fashioned locked-room murder mystery

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

  Genre: Young Adult; Mystery Publication Date: 30 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal,…

Burntown fizzles

Burntown by Jennifer McMahon

Genre: Thriller and Suspense Publication Date: 25 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “A fantastic machine that can reunite the living with the dead. A haunting–and dangerous–legacy that could destroy one family for generations. All families have secrets, but Eva Sandeski’s family has a secret that someone is willing to kill for. Find out…

The Radium Girls shine bright

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Genre: Nonfiction Publication Date: 2 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years…

Girl in Disguise is all about girl power

Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 21 March 2017 Source: Publisher Synopsis from the Publisher: “Inspired by the real story of investigator Kate Warne, this spirited novel follows the detective’s rise during one of the nation’s times of crisis, bringing to life a fiercely independent woman whose forgotten triumphs helped sway the fate of the country. With no…

I See You and I’m not a fan

I See You by Clare Mackintosh

Genre: Suspense and Thriller; Crime Mysteries Publication Date: 21 February 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The author of the New York Times bestseller I Let You Go propels readers into a dark and claustrophobic thriller, in which a normal, everyday woman becomes trapped in the confines of her normal, everyday world… Every morning and…