Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Broken Land

Title: Broken Land: A Brooklyn Tale
Author: John Biscello
Publisher: self
ISBN: n/a

Why Read?: Early Review
Thoughts: A noir novella that was rather all over the place making it a bit hard to follow thoroughly.

Rating: 2/5

Better Nate Than Ever

Title: Better Nate Than Ever
Author: Tim Federle
Publisher: Simon Schuster
ISBN: 9781442366206

Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: A fun book for anyone who has ever dreamed of running away to New York and  auditioning for a Broadway show.

Rating: 4/5

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Hot Secrets

Title: Hot Secrets
Author: Lisa Renee Jones
Publisher: self
ISBN: n/a

Why Read?: Fresh Fiction
Thoughts: Needed a better twist at the end, but not a bad romantic suspense.

Rating: 3/5

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The Foreigner's Loneliness

Title: The Foreigner's Loneliness
Author: S. Hunter Nisbet
Publisher: self
ISBN: n/a

Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Very melancholy love story, and I am not exactly sure how to interpret the ending.

Rating: 3/5

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Oryx and Crake

Title: Oryx and Crake
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780385721677

Why Read?: Book Club

Thoughts: The flashback scenes were much more engaging than those in the present.  Very odd story that is sometimes uncomfortable.

Rating: 2/5

The Whispers

Title: The Whispers
Author: Greg Howard
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
ISBN: 9780525517498

Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Really engaging MG novel covering some heavy topics.  Looks like fantasy, but isn't.

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Stacking the Shelves: 3/31-4/6

For possible review (on Bookloons):
How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

Finding Our Forever by Barbara Novak