Murder by Munchausen

"Homicides are usually just messy and emotional, no mystery or matching wits with a mastermind. You're essentially cleaning up the temper tantrum of a toddler armed with a deadly weapon. But it's a completely different ball game when the act of taking a life becomes some sick mode of self-expression." Summary Detective Jack from Artificial... Continue Reading →

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The Queen of All that Dies

" "This needs to stop" […] I'm talking about war - about being a woman raised on a diet of pain and punishment. Where evil is avenged with more evil. It will never be enough to remedy the world." Summary For the last decade Serenity Freeman has lived in a world torn apart by war.... Continue Reading →

Pretty Waiter Girls

"Remember one thing before you go fighting monsters - you must take care lest you become one yourself." Summary It's year 1899, a string of brutal murders terrifies the citizens of San Francisco. Meanwhile, a young girl goes missing and Helena Brandywine takes it upon herself to find and bring her safely home. Writing The... Continue Reading →

The Sun is Also a Star

“I didn't know you this morning, and now I don't remember not knowing you."   Summary Natasha is 12 hours away from being deported. Daniel is on his way to an interview with a Yale alumni, to get into a college he doesn't want to go to. How many things had to go the exact... Continue Reading →

Children of Blood and Bone

“You crushed us to build your monarchy on the backs of our blood and bone. Your mistake wasn't keeping us alive. it was thinking we'd never fight back”  Summary Eleven years ago Zelie saw her mother's lifeless body hanging from a tree. It was the night when the magic disappeared from Orisha. It was the... Continue Reading →

Golden Son (Red Rising #2)

  "Now I am their sword. And I do not forgive. I do not forget."   Summary 2 years after graduating from the Institute and hearing nothing from the Sons of Ares, Darrow lets himself get caught in the Gold's games. He is captaining the fleet against a member of House Bellona - the enemies... Continue Reading →

Station Eleven

  “Survival is insufficient.”   Summary After an outbreak of a deadly disease that killed 99% of world's population, civilisation collapses. The book tells a story of an actor, who died before the collapse, his wife, his best friend, a man who was trying to save him and a girl who is a member of... Continue Reading →

The Shadow Breaker

Sometimes when you want to find something you need to know when to stop looking."   Summary 12 year-old Elizabeth Harding has a difficult life. While still coming to terms with her father's unexpected death, she has to deal with nights filled with terrifying nightmares and days of being bullied at school. And portal to... Continue Reading →

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