Circe — Madeline Miller (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Circe AUTHOR: Madeline Miller RELEASES: April 10th, 2018; Little, Brown and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of […]

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The Barrow Will Send What it May — Margaret Killjoy

TITLE: The Barrow Will Send What it May AUTHOR: Margaret Killjoy SERIES: Danielle Cain, #2 RELEASES: April 3rd, 2018; Tor.com GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Margaret Killjoy’s Danielle Cain series is a dropkick-in-the-mouth anarcho-punk fantasy that pits traveling anarchist Danielle Cain against eternal spirits, hypocritical ideologues, and brutal, unfeeling officers of the law. Now a nascent demon-hunting crew […]

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Born a Crime — Trevor Noah

TITLE: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood AUTHOR: Trevor Noah RELEASED: November 15th, 2016; Spiegel & Grau GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from […]

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The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion — Margaret Killjoy

TITLE: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion AUTHOR: Margaret Killjoy SERIES: Danielle Cain, #1 RELEASED: August 15th, 2017; Tor.com GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Danielle Cain is a queer punk rock traveller, jaded from a decade on the road. Searching for clues about her best friend’s mysterious and sudden suicide, she ventures to the squatter, utopian town of […]

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Obsidio — Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (NO SPOILERS!)

  TITLE: Obsidio AUTHOR: Kristoff, Jay; Kaufman, Amie RELEASED: March 13th, 2018; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources […]

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Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

  TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA “When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi’s story for the rest of my life.” –Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess saves herself in this one Her mother died when she was […]

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World AUTHOR: Ashley Herring Blake RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: When a tornado rips through town, twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen’s house is destroyed and her family of five is displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm–and what’s worse, […]

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