Review: The Black Nile by Dan Morrison

  Synopsis for The Black Nile by Dan Morrison Upon hearing the news of tenuous peace in Sudan, foreign correspondent Dan Morrison bought a plank-board boat, summoned a friend who’d never left America, and set out from Uganda, paddling the Nile on a quest to

Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Synopsis for Passenger by Alexandra Bracken In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles

Review: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife’s grave. Then he joined the army. The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce-and aliens

Review: Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

Synopsis for Ugly Love When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she knows it isn’t love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction.

Review: Hey Sunshine by Tia Giacalone

Synopsis for Hey Sunshine Avery Kent knows that life can change in an instant: one second you’re on your way out of small-town life, the next you’re left heartbroken and stunned when your thrill-seeking high school boyfriend runs off in pursuit of a potentially dangerous

Review: Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig

Synopsis for Star Wars: Aftermath As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance—now a fledgling New Republic—presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy’s scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate. But above the remote planet

Review: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Synopsis for The Good Girl One night, Mia Dennett enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn’t show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. At first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will

2016 Bookish Resolutions

Yet another new year is here. I always have a list of resolutions at the end of every year only for them to go out the window by the end of January. They’re the usual: eat healthy, exercise, lose weight, have more patience. Inevitably they