Vicious Review

Title: Vicious Author: V.E. Schwab Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: September 2013 Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an […]

MAUS Mini Review

Title: The Complete MAUS Author: Art Spiegelman Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 1986 Genre: Graphic Novel, Non-Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale and Maus II – the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler’s Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the […]

Overhyped? – Warcross Review

Title: Warcross Author: Marie Lu Publisher: Penguin Random House Publication Date: September 2017 Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Science Fiction Rating: ★☆☆☆☆   For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game–it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality […]

Turtles All The Way Down Review

Title: Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Publisher: Dutton Books  Publication Date: October 2017 Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance Rating: ★★★★☆ Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate […]

They Both Die at the End Review

Title: They Both Die at the End Author: Adam Silvera Publisher: Harper Collins Publication Date: September 2017 Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance Rating: ★★★☆☆ On September 5th, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: they’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both […]

The Night Circus Review

Title: The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: September 2011 Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★★ The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is […]

We Were Liars Review

Title: We Were Liars Author: E. Lockhart Publisher: Dell Publishing Publication Date: May 2014 Genre: YA / Mystery Rating: ★★★★☆   A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The […]

Gone Girl Review

Title: Gone Girl Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Publication Date: June 2012 Genre: Thriller / Fiction Rating: ★★★☆☆ On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any […]