While I thoroughly enjoyed reading Stevens’s debut novel, the more I thought about it, the less I realized actually happened. This is the first time I’ve ever edited a review of a book, but I’m sure it won’t be the last…(minor spoilers; content warning)
The lives of two young women become intrinsically intertwined when Ella, young and desperate for work, accepts a nanny position for Lonnie, rich and effortlessly beautiful, looking after her son William. But Lonnie’s life isn’t what it seems—nor is Ella’s.
In December of 2018, I decided to participate in the “Reading Challenge” that Goodreads hosts every year. I imagined myself being ambitious when I set my challenge at a measly 15 books. I don’t have to tell you that this goal was easily accomplished—and then some.
Australian author Jennifer Mills crafts a new kind of apocalyptic story, one without mutual destruction, nuclear winter, and the end of humanity as we know it. Using the strange and unexpected, Mills pulls the reader back and forth from present to past to create her novel.
The next installation in examining popular trends in book cover design! It’s all about flower power—floral motifs, elegant greenery, and bright flowers.
A dazzling journey back-and-forth through time, “Velocity Weapon” is the new space opera you’ve been waiting for. The first book in O’Keefe’s new “Protectorate” series, “Velocity Weapon” promises intrigue, espionage, and the thrilling race for survival set against the background of deep space.
While spending time abroad in Melbourne, I've made a mental note not to buy too many books since I’d have to take them all back home with me. This advice did not last long. Here is a collection of titles I’ve added to my reading list since the beginning of August.