Category Archives: M Author

Nonflashy Let Me Lie is still satisfying

Let Me Lie by Claire Mackintosh

Genre: Suspense; Thriller Publication Date: 13 March 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. They’re both wrong. Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her…

Enjoy The One

The One by John Marrs

Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 20 February 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “A simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab and soon you’ll be matched with your perfect partner—the one you’re genetically made for. That’s the promise made by Match Your DNA. A decade ago, the company announced that…

Wrong timing for Mrs.

Mrs. by Caitlin Macy

Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: 13 February 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “In the well-heeled milieu of New York’s Upper East Side, coolly elegant Philippa Lye is the woman no one can stop talking about. Despite a shadowy past, Philippa has somehow married the scion of the last family-held investment bank in the city….

World War II from two very different viewpoints

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 30 January 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Amid the turbulence of World War II, a young German woman finds a precarious haven closer to the source of danger than she ever imagined—one that will propel her through the extremes of privilege and terror under Hitler’s dictatorship . . ….

Gather the Daughters should come with a warning label

Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 25 July 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only the Wanderers–chosen…

A Secret History of Witches – It’s harmless

A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan

Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: 5 September 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchieres fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when…

Never Coming Back is bittersweet

Never Coming Back by Alison McGhee

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 10 October 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “When Clara Winter left her rural Adirondacks town for college, she never looked back. Her mother, Tamar, a loving but fiercely independent woman who raised Clara on her own, all but pushed her out the door, and so Clara built a new…

Haunting the Deep is fun

Haunting the Deep by Adriana Mather

Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy; Mystery Publication Date: 03 October 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Samantha Mather knew her family’s connection to the infamous Salem Witch Trials might pose obstacles to an active social life. But having survived one curse, she never thought she’d find herself at the center of a new one. This time,…

Hunting Prince Dracula is everything I hoped it would be and more

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

Genre: Young Adult; Historical Fiction; Horror Publication Date: 19 September 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Following the grief and horror of her discovery of Jack the Ripper’s true identity, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has no choice but to flee London and its memories. Together with the arrogant yet charming Thomas Cresswell, she journeys to the…

I’ve got a Fever and I like it

Fever by Deon Meyer

Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 5 September 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Nico Storm and his father, Willem, drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land. They are among the few in the world, as far as they know, to have survived a devastating virus that has swept over the planet….