Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, the totalitarian and theocratic rule that has replaced the government of the United States. Women can no longer have jobs, own money, read or write, or do much of anything anymore, other than what they've been assigned. Handmaids are assigned to . . .
Dash is walking through his favorite bookstore when he finds a red moleskin notebook hiding out on the shelves. Inside, he finds a literary scavenger hunt. Of course he plays along. Lily's whole family, other than her brother, Langston, has left her alone for her favorite holiday: Christmas. Feeling more alone than ever, Langston helps Lily come up . . .
Hello, friends! I thought I'd share some of my favorite books from all the genres I read, some new, some old. But hopefully you're able to find something to add to your ever-growing TBR. Some of these were no-brainers, others I really struggled to break three-way ties. But these are all absolute favorites of mine, all 5-star reads (in my opinion), so . . .
Red London is falling, and it's up to the three Antaris to save it. Kell made a grave mistake following Ojka into White London, and he's not sure he'll survive to even try to save his home. Which means neither will Rhy... Lila may be new to this whole magic thing, but she knows she must save Kell and save this London that's slowly becoming her home... Holland did . . .
The Dollangangers are a beautiful, happy family, just as normal as any other family. There’s Cathy, her older brother Chris, and the two younger twins Carrie and Cory. But when a surprise party for the father has a horrific end, the children, along with their mother, must escape in the night. They wind up hiding in an attic—just for a night or two, says their mother, just . . .
Salem, Massachusetts is historically known for its witch trials. But that was before Hannah’s time. She and her parents are Elemental witches, and belong to a coven made up of 12 families in Salem present day. Unfortunately, one of those families includes Veronica, Hannah’s witchy ex. But when cute dancer Morgan moves to Salem and shows . . .
In the year 1819, Kell is one of the last Antari, blood magicians that have the ability to travel between the four worlds. In each world lies some version of London, which is how Kell differentiates between them all: Red, White, Black, and Grey. When a dangerous item from Black London finds its way into Kell's hands, he knows immediately the danger it . . .
When a huge storm cuts off Blackbrook academy from the mainland, a handful of students and staff are stranded on campus in Tudor House, forced to wait it out with no power, no WiFi, and no help in sight. When Headmaster Boddy is found dead the next morning with a knife in his chest, things take a turn for the worse. Did he . . .
Two children, Flora and Miles, reside at Bly Manor, and are in need of a new governess after the last one passed away. The new governess, our unnamed narrator, soon becomes unnerved at Bly, as she is convinced the two young children are being haunted. She begins to see the ghosts of two former employees: the former governess, and a . . .
For over 20 years, Hill House has been uninhabited---by humans, that is. The house is widely known as being uninviting, and Dr. Montague, being the scholar that he is, is determined to find evidence of a haunting. Along with Luke, the future heir of Hill House, Dr. Montague invites two women to stay in the house and . . .