Review: The Woman in Black – Susan Hill

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Upon the sudden death of Alice Drablow, Arthur Kipps, her solicitor, travels to the town she lived near, Crythin Gifford. From there, he travels to Eel Marsh House, Drablow’s house, to sort through her paperwork. While there, he witnesses inexplicable happenings that stay with him for the rest of his life.


Why this book?: I really enjoyed the movie, and I was interested in how the book was.

 

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Review: The Edge of the Abyss (The Abyss Surrounds Us #2) – Emily Skrutskie

After the events in The Abyss Surrounds UsCas Leung is still struggling with her place on the Minnow. Keeping away from Swift and constantly being under Santa Elena’s eye is one thing, but suddenly rogue Reckoners, dubbed Hellbeasts, begin attacking ships. Cas and the crew of the Minnow must work to figure out how to fight them before the entire NeoPacific biosystem is destroyed.


Why this book?: TASU is one of my favorite books ever. I needed the sequel.

I would like to thank the people at Flux for allowing me to have an ARC of this book via NetGalley.

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Authors Aren’t Infallible

AUTHORS.pngSomething I see people regularly mention are “auto-buy authors”. I know plenty of people have these; where they read a few books by an author, and are blown away by all of them, and therefore feel compelled to purchase every book an author buys, even if you don’t know what it’s about. Mine are Julia Ember, V.E. Schwab, & Michael J. Sullivan.

But recently, an author I trusted wrote a book that personally harmed me, and I realized that this post needed to be written sooner, rather than later.

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Review: Fluency (Confluence #1) – Jennifer Foehner Wells

Long ago, NASA discovered an alien ship caught in Mars’s orbit. Years later, NASA learns of an asteroid on a direct path to destroy the ship. They send a team to investigate and possibly formulate a way to pull the ship out of the orbit. But the small team finds the ship abandoned, and one member claims to be having contact with the last surviving resident of the abandoned ship.


Why this book?: E-book deal. Plus I want some good alien books.

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Novella Review: Prom Queen Perfect – Clarisse David

 

After Alexandra dela Cruz’s crush Adam Cordero calls her selfish, she decides to transform the school misfit into being a princess to Alex’s Queen. But when her protege threatens her hold over the school, Alex begins to show that what she would do to keep her Prom Queen Crown.


Why this book?: I won it in a giveaway through The Book Voyagers!! They highly recommended it!

 

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