Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Reviews · Romance

The Night Circus

Author: Erin Morgenstern Series: Standalone Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Romance Pages: 502 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… Continue reading The Night Circus

Contemporary · Mystery · Reviews · Sci-fi · YA

The Unseen World

Author: Liz Moore Series: Standalone Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary Pages: 451 Ada Sibelius is raised by David, her brilliant, eccentric, socially inept single father, who directs a computer science lab in 1980s-era Boston. Home-schooled, Ada accompanies David to work every day; by twelve, she is a painfully shy prodigy. The lab begins to gain acclaim… Continue reading The Unseen World

Fantasy · Mystery · Reviews · YA · YA Fantasy

Vicious

Author: V.E. SchwabSeries: (Villains #1)Genre: Fantasy, AdultPages: 364Victor 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 intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could… Continue reading Vicious

Contemporary · Reviews · YA

I Am the Messenger

Author: Markus Zusak Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary, YA, Mystery Pages: 360 protect the diamonds survive the clubs dig deep through the spades feel the hearts Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking… Continue reading I Am the Messenger

Contemporary · Reviews

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Author: Gabrielle Zevin Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary, Fiction Pages: 260 A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely,… Continue reading The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Mystery · Reviews · Sci-fi · Thriller

Dark Matter

Author: Blake Crouch Series: Standalone Genre: Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 342 “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 strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles… Continue reading Dark Matter

Mystery · Reviews · Thriller

Night Film

Author: Marisha Pessl Series: Standalone Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Pages: 606 On a damp October night, beautiful young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley’s life and death,… Continue reading Night Film