The Dragons of Nova

By Elise Kova 5 out of 5 stars Summary: Cvareh returns home to his sky world of Nova with the genius crafter Arianna as his temperamental guest. The mercurial inventor possesses all the Xin family needs to turn the tides of a centuries-old power struggle, but the secrets she harbors must be earned with trust [...]

July Wrap-Up

July was a slow month of reading for me. This was caused by my week vacation running around Calgary attending Stampede and visiting museums and by my change in schedule as I am now focusing on getting back in shape and spending a lot more time at the gym. I've found a lot of audiobooks are [...]

The Bone Season

By Samantha Shannon 5 out of 5 stars Reread Summary: The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people's minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant [...]

Strange the Dreamer

By Laini Taylor 5 out of 5 stars Summary: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone [...]

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

By Mackenzi Lee 5 out of 5 stars Summary: Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his roguish passions—not for gambling halls, late [...]

The Passage

By Justin Cronin DNF | 3 out of 5 stars Summary: First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All [...]