Book Review: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Summary: Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing cities, hippie communes and wasteland gangs. In post-apocalyptic San Francisco, former pop star Moira has created a new identity to finally escape her past—until her domineering father launches a sweeping public search … Continue reading Book Review: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Longer Fall by Charlaine Harris

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts.   In this second thrilling installment of he Gunnie Rose series, Lizbeth Rose is hired onto a new crew for a seemingly … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Longer Fall by Charlaine Harris

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Book Review: Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse

Summary: It’s been four weeks since the bloody showdown at Black Mesa, and Maggie Hoskie, Diné monster hunter, is trying to make the best of things. Only her latest bounty hunt has gone sideways, she’s lost her only friend, Kai Arviso, and she’s somehow found herself responsible for a girl with a strange clan power. … Continue reading Book Review: Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse

Book Review: The Blood Prince by Josie Jaffrey #20BooksofSummer

Summary: The price of freedom is always paid in blood. The sovereigns of the Silver have awakened, but the Queen is a fractured shell of the woman Cam remembers. He hopes to put her back together by finding her son, the missing prince. At least, that’s what he tells his friends when he leaves for … Continue reading Book Review: The Blood Prince by Josie Jaffrey #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: The Book of Flora by Meg Elison #20booksofsummer

Summary: In the wake of the apocalypse, Flora has come of age in a highly gendered post-plague society where females have become a precious, coveted, hunted, and endangered commodity. But Flora does not participate in the economy that trades in bodies. An anathema in a world that prizes procreation above all else, she is an … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Flora by Meg Elison #20booksofsummer

Book Review: The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin

Summary: THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which … Continue reading Book Review: The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin