The Hollow Places – T. Kingfisher

Synopsis: Pray they are hungry. Kara finds these words in the mysterious bunker that she’s discovered behind a hole in the wall of her uncle’s house. Freshly divorced and living back at home, Kara now becomes obsessed with these cryptic words and starts exploring the peculiar bunker—only to discover that it holds portals to countless…

Anxious People – Fredrik Backman

Synopsis: Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentlessly hunt down fixer-uppers to avoid the painful truth that they can’t fix up their…

The Sword of Kaigen – M.L. Wang

Synopsis: A mother struggling to repress her violent past,A son struggling to grasp his violent future,A father blind to the danger that threatens them all. When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will the Matsuda family have the strength to defend their empire? Or will they tear each other apart before the true enemies…

From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Synopsis: A Maiden… Chosen from birth to usher in a new era, Poppy’s life has never been her own. The life of the Maiden is solitary. Never to be touched. Never to be looked upon. Never to be spoken to. Never to experience pleasure. Waiting for the day of her Ascension, she would rather be…

TBR Ten Round #5

March was an excellent reading month for me. It seems that all of my reading issues of the last few months are behind me. I was able to tackle all ten of the novels on my list. There were some highs and some lows but this month was overall enjoyable. March Wrap Up: The Need…

Dead Ringers- Christopher Golden

Synopsis: When Tess Devlin runs into her ex-husband Nick on a Boston sidewalk, she’s furious at him for pretending he doesn’t know her. She calls his cell to have it out with him, only to discover that he’s in New Hampshire with his current girlfriend. But if Nick’s in New Hampshire…who did she encounter on…

The Bone Maker – Sarah Beth Durst

Synopsis: Twenty-five years ago, five heroes risked their lives to defeat the bone maker Eklor—a corrupt magician who created an inhuman army using animal bones. But victory came at a tragic price. Only four of the heroes survived.  Since then, Kreya, the group’s leader, has exiled herself to a remote tower and devoted herself to…

The Four Winds – Kristin Hannah

Synopsis: Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl…

TBR Ten Round #4

Normally, I would post this at the end of the month/beginning of the month but I have struggled to keep up with everything lately. Life, home and work balance is getting a little skewed. However, it seems I am back on track and I am starting to have a functioning brain again. Reading is coming…

Valor – John Gwynne

Synopsis: The Banished Lands is torn by war as High King Nathair sweeps the land challenging all who oppose him in his holy crusade. Allied with the manipulative Queen Rhin of Cambren, there are few who can stand against them. But Rhin is playing her own games and has her eyes on a far greater…