The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air #2 by Holly Black – Review

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air, #2)The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air #2 by Holly Black – Expected publication: January 8th, 2019 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers – young adult fantasy

The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince.

You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.

The first lesson is to make yourself strong. Continue reading

A Silken Thread by Kim Vogel Sawyer – Review

A Silken ThreadA Silken Thread by Kim Vogel Sawyer – Expected publication: April 2nd, 2019 by Waterbrook Press – historical romance

For readers who love a heartwarming romance and a rich historical setting comes a tale of a young woman with a heavy burden, the International Cotton Exposition, and the pursuit of true love.

Eighteen-year-old Laurel Millard, youngest of seven children, is expected to stay home and “take care of Mama” by her older siblings, but Laurel has dreams of starting her own family. Operating a silk loom at the Atlanta Exposition will give her the chance to capture the heart of a man wealthy enough to take care of Laurel and any children she might bear, as well as her mother. Continue reading

Little White Lies: Debutantes #1 by Jennifer Lynn Barnes – Review

Little White Lies (Debutantes, #1)Little White Lies: Debutantes #1 by Jennifer Lynn Barnes – Published November 6th, 2018 by Freeform – young adult

Eighteen-year-old auto mechanic Sawyer Taft did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure contract to participate in debutante season. And she definitely never imagined she would accept. But when she realizes that immersing herself in her grandmother’s “society” might mean discovering the answer to the biggest mystery of her life-her father’s identity-she signs on the dotted line and braces herself for a year of makeovers, big dresses, bigger egos, and a whole lot of bless your heart. Continue reading

The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox – Review

The Witch of Willow HallThe Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox – Published October 2nd, 2018 by Graydon House – paranormal historical fiction

Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there’s still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn’t even know it.

Take this as a warning: if you are not able or willing to control yourself, it will not only be you who suffers the consequences but those around you, as well. Continue reading

Paper Girl by Cindy R. Wilson – Review and author guest post

Paper GirlPaper Girl by Cindy R. Wilson – publication date of December 4th, 2018 by Entangled Teen

I haven’t left my house in over a year. My doctor says it’s social anxiety, but I know the only things that are safe are made of paper. My room is paper. My world is paper. Everything outside is fire. All it would take is one spark for me to burst into flames. So I stay inside. Where nothing can touch me. Continue reading

Come with Me by Helen Schulman – Review

38717834Come with Me by Helen Schulman – publication date of November 27th, 2018 by Harper

From Helen Schulman, the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller This Beautiful Life, comes another “gripping, potent, and blisteringly well-written story of family, dilemma, and consequence” (Elizabeth Gilbert)—a mind-bending novel set in Silicon Valley that challenges our modern constructs of attachment and love, purpose and fate. Continue reading