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 […]