Book Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink

Title: Welcome to Night Vale Author: Joseph Fink Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Humor Publisher: Harer Perennial Published: October 20, 2015 Page Amount: 421 pages Goodreads Summary: Night Vale is a small desert town where all the conspiracy theories you’ve ever heard are actually true. It is here that the lives of two women, with…

Book Review: Circling The Sun by Paula McLain

Title: Circling the Sun Author: Paula McLain Genre: Historical, Fiction, Africa, Cultural Publisher: Ballantine Books Published: July 28, 2015 Page Amount: 366 pages Goodreads Summary: Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her…

Book Review: The Truth And Other Lies by Sascha Arango

Title: The Truth and Other Lies Author: Sascha Arango (Translator: Imogen Taylor) Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Suspense, German Publisher: Atria Books Published: June 23, 2015 Page Amount: 241 pages Goodreads Summary: Dark, witty, and suspenseful, this literary crime thriller reminiscent of The Dinner and The Silent Wife follows a famous author whose wife—the brains behind his success—meets…

Book Review: Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry that Forged a Nation by John Ferling

Title: Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry that Forged a Nation Author: John Ferling Genre: History, Nonfiction, North American History, American History, Biography, Politics Publisher: Bloomsbury Press Published: October 1, 2013 Page Amount: 464 pages Goodreads Summary: Jefferson and Hamilton is the story of the fierce struggle-both public and, ultimately, bitterly personal-between these two titans. It ended…

Book Review: Half World by Scott O’Connor

Title: Half World Author: Scott O’Connor Genre: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Thriller Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: February 18, 2014 Page Amount: 432 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Inspired by real CIA operations, the riveting novel of a fraying CIA analyst who conducts secret mind-control experiments and the young agent who, years later, uncovers the appalling legacy of the program and…

Book Review: A Scot in the Dark by Sarah MacLean

Title: A Scot in the Dark Author: Sarah MacLean Genre: Romance, Historical Romance, Fiction Publisher: Avon Published: August 30, 2016 Page Amount: 352 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Miss Lillian Hargrove has lived much of her life alone in a gilded cage, longing for love and companionship. When an artist offers her pretty promises and begs her to pose for a…

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Title: Dark Matter Author: Blake Crouch Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller, Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: July 26, 2016 Page Amount: 342 pages Blurb From Goodreads: “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by…

Book Review: The Travelers by Chris Pavone

Title: The Travelers Author: Chris Pavone Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Espionage Publisher: Crown Published: March 8, 2015 Page Amount: 281 pages Blurb From Goodreads: It’s 3:00am. Do you know where your husband is? Meet Will Rhodes: travel writer, recently married, barely solvent, his idealism rapidly giving way to disillusionment and the worry that he’s living the wrong life. Then one…

Book Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Rivers of London (Rivers of London #1) Author: Ben Aaronovitch Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal Publisher: Gollancz Published: January 10, 2011 Page Amount: 392 pages Blurb From Goodreads: My name is Peter Grant. Until January I was just another probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan…

Book Review: John Dies at the End by David Wong

Title: John Dies At The End Author: David Wong Genre: Horror, Fiction, Humor, Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Published: December 24, 2012 Page Amount: 466 pages Blurb From Goodreads: STOP. You should not have touched this book with your bare hands. NO, don’t put it down. It’s too late. They’re watching you. My name is David Wong. My best friend is…

Book Review: The Yid by Paul Goldberg

Title: The Yid Author: Paul Goldberg Genre: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Russia, Jewish, Novel, Literature, Contemporary Publisher: Picador Published: February 2, 2016 Page Amount: 321 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Moscow, February 1953. A week before Stalin’s death, his final pogrom, “one that would forever rid the Motherland of the vermin,” is in full swing. Three government goons arrive in the…

Book Review: Superposition by David Walton

Title: Superposition Author: David Walton Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Fantasy, Detective Publisher: Pyr Published: April 7, 2015 Page Amount: 303 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Jacob Kelley’s family is turned upside down when an old friend turns up, waving a gun and babbling about an alien quantum intelligence. The mystery deepens when the friend is found dead in…