The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett

The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett

The Painted Man (Demon Cycle 1) by Peter V. Brett As darkness falls, demon corelings rise — multitudes and giants, from fire, wood, and rock, hungry for human flesh. After centuries, humans dwindle, protective wards forgotten. Three young survivors of demon attacks, Arlen, Leesha, and Rojer, dare to fight back. (Goodreads) In Arlen’s world there […]

The Darling Strumpet by Gillian Bagwell

The Darling Strumpet by Gillian Bagwell

The Darling Strumpet by Gillian Bagwell From London’s slums to its bawdy playhouses, “The Darling Strumpet” transports the reader to the tumultuous world of seventeenth-century England, charting the meteoric rise of the dazzling Nell Gwynn, who captivates the heart of King Charles II-and becomes one of the century’s most famous courtesans. Witty and beautiful, Nell […]

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent (Divergent 1) by Veronica Roth In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction […]

Wake by Lisa McMann

Wake by Lisa McMann

Wake (Dream Catcher 1) by Lisa McMann NOT ALL DREAMS ARE SWEET. For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime. She can’t tell anybody about what she does — they’d […]