The Second Blind Son by Amy Harmon . Review . We are back in Saylok!

Synopsis A lost girl and a blind boy discover their greatest strength is their bond with each other in a beguiling fantasy by the New York Times bestselling author of The First Girl Child.An insidious curse is weakening the Norse kingdom of Saylok, where no daughters have been born in years. Washing up on these plagued shores is […]

We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman. Review of a book that was not what I expected.

Synopsis   ‘I got this whole-body feeling… it was like a message from future me to present me, telling me that in some way we weren’t just bound to happen, that we had, in some sense, already happened. It felt… inevitable.’ So far, the inevitable hasn’t worked out so well for Aaron Stein. While his […]

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. Was whimsical and unapologetically gay. #2021AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen.That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, […]

Namesake by Adrienne Young. Review of a sequel that reads itself.

Synopsis Welcome to a world made dangerous by the sea and by those who wish to profit from it. Where a young girl must find her place and her family while trying to survive in a world built for men.With the Marigold ship free of her father, Fable and the rest of the crew were set to […]

The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni was an excellent surprise! #review #2021AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan has spent the last ten years fighting for survival in the notorious death prison, Zalindov, working as the prison healer.When the Rebel Queen is captured, Kiva is charged with keeping the terminally ill woman alive long enough for her to undergo the Trial by Ordeal: a series of elemental challenges against […]

Rosaline Palmer takes the Cake by Alexis Hall was such a great story! Light, fun, insightful… perfect for fans of The Great British Bake Off! #2021AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis Following the recipe is the key to a successful bake. Rosaline Palmer has always lived by those rules—well, except for when she dropped out of college to raise her daughter, Amelie. Now, with a paycheck as useful as greaseproof paper and a house crumbling faster than biscuits in tea, she’s teetering on the edge […]