‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas

★★★☆☆  Synopsis: In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the … Continue reading ‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas

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‘A Court of Thorns and Roses’ by Sarah J Maas

★★★★☆  Synopsis: Feyre's survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she … Continue reading ‘A Court of Thorns and Roses’ by Sarah J Maas

‘Again, but Better’ by Christine Riccio

★★★☆☆  Synopsis: Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents…sounds ideal—but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance…what’s that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change—there's nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things … Continue reading ‘Again, but Better’ by Christine Riccio

‘A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea’ by Masaji Ishikawa

★★★★★ Synopsis: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to … Continue reading ‘A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea’ by Masaji Ishikawa