WWW Wednesday | May 6, 2020

“Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, … Continue reading WWW Wednesday | May 6, 2020

The Other Brother – Meghan Quinn

Genre: Romance I got the call. The dreaded call every child fears. My dad wasn’t well, and the man who had always been my everything needed me. There was only one thing to do; pack up and head back to my hometown. I had finally made my dream life in the city with the great … Continue reading The Other Brother – Meghan Quinn

The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2) – N.K. Jemisin

Check out my review of the first novel, The Fifth Season Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Orbit  THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to … Continue reading The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2) – N.K. Jemisin

A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers #2) – Becky Chambers

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Hodder Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has no memory of what came before. As Lovelace learns to negotiate the universe and discover who she is, she makes friends with Pepper, an excitable engineer, … Continue reading A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers #2) – Becky Chambers

Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur

Milk and Honey is an interesting collection of poems about hurt, healing, and feminism. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to connect to the message as fully as I'd wanted to.  Rapu Kaur is a beautiful writer. Her verse is so poetically beautiful I found myself highlighting many sections that spoke to me. Some were powerful:  "Bloom … Continue reading Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur

The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) – Rick Riordan

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26252859-the-hidden-oracle 4.5 stars out of 5 “Yep, that pretty much describes my life: because Poseidon.” Oh Rick Riordan, when will you write a terrible book? Probably never. The Hidden Oracle follows Apollo as he’s turned into a teenager as a punishment. He has to serve someone until he faces several trials before he’s released. This … Continue reading The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) – Rick Riordan

Dare Me – Megan Abbott

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12982393-dare-me One out of five stars. Gillian Flynn, you let me down. Hard. Your quote on the front of Dare Me proclaiming it to be “Lord of the Flies set in a high-school cheerleading squad… tense, dark, and beautifully written” hooked me. I purchased the book and never looked back because you’ve never led me … Continue reading Dare Me – Megan Abbott

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is … Continue reading The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms #2) by Morgan Rhodes

The road to power... is paved with blood and magic. Cleo is now a prisoner in her own palace, forced to be an ambassador for Mytica as the evil King Gaius lies to her people. Magnus stands to eventually inherit the new kingdom but is still obsessed with his feelings for his adopted sister, Lucia. Lucia is haunted … Continue reading Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms #2) by Morgan Rhodes

Golden Son by Pierce Brown

With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal elitist future … Continue reading Golden Son by Pierce Brown