Joe is done with big cities. After leaving New York to move to L.A., he’s finally settling down off the coast of Washington on a small, quiet island. He buys a house on the beach and spends his time volunteering three days a week at the local library. That’s where he meets her: Mary Kay DiMarco. She’s a librarian and she is his . . .
Elio and his parents spend every summer in a gorgeous cliffside mansion in Italy. During the summer, they play host to a different graduate student every year, who's meant to help Elio's father while also working on their own project. In 1983, the summer Elio is seventeen, a man named Oliver is their summer guest. There is an instant . . .
New York has not been kind to Jayne. She barely makes it to class most days, she lives in a shitty apartment with her leach of a (not)boyfriend, and she struggles daily with an eating disorder that she's not really able to admit to or deal with yet. But she's made it out of Texas, and that's all that matters. Until her sister June, who Jayne is . . .
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 . . .