May 25, 2022

The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray: Book Review + Synopsis


Title: The Murder of Mr. Wickham

AuthorClaudia Gray

Publisher: Vintage
Release Date: May 3rd, 2022
Genre: Historical Mystery 


The Knightleys are throwing a house party for new and old friends alike. Invited are Juliet Tilney, The Darcys and their son, the Wentworths, Bertrams, and Colonel Brandon and his new wife. A month of fun is planned for the group, but that is all shattered when the uninvited Mr. Wickham is murdered within the house. Everyone knows Mr. Wickham to be vile and manipulative, but who had the most motive to want him dead? Can the two youngsters of the group piece together the puzzle before an innocent person is hanged?

May 20, 2022

When The Day Comes by Gabrielle Meyer: Book Review + Synopsis


Title: When The Day Comes

AuthorGabrielle Meyer

Publisher: Bethany House
Release Date: May 3rd, 2022
Genre: Christian Historical Fiction


Gabrielle Meyer writes a fantastic split-time novel revolving around Libby, a young lady who lives two different lives in different times. When she falls asleep in one path, she wakes up in the other. In 1774, Libby fights to keep her late father's printing press open with her mother to provide for their debt-ridden family. Fiercely in love with her childhood friend, Henry, she holds most of the people close to her in 1774 Virginia. In 1914 New York, Libby is surrounded her mother's (in that path) expectations of her. She must be wealthy, ladylike, and marry into nobility. These are things Libby does not value or want. With both paths on the brink of war, she knows she must contain herself to avoid changing history. She also knows she must choose which path she wants to stay in permanently on her 21st birthday. What life will she choose? Will she hold fast to God's sovereignty and promises in the midst of uncertainty and pain?

May 11, 2022

Masters Of The Broken Watches by Razi Imam: Book Review + Synopsis

Title: Masters Of The Broken Watches

AuthorRazi Imam

Publisher: Independently published 
Release Date: April 21st, 2020
Genre: Science Fiction


When a humble, lowly Vietnamese fishermen catches a strange fish in dangerous waters, he knows it is something special. Once Sebastian Miles, an adventurous scientist, gets a hold of it, his mind is blown. This fish isn't just special. It is beyond that. It has the capabilities to control time itself. Miles must go on a life altering adventure to study this phenomenon and keep it out of the hands of those who wish to abuse it. Fighting for his life alongside his team of Paramarines, Miles will see just how far they will go to protect it.

May 9, 2022

The Island by Adrian McKinty: Book Review + Synopsis


Title: The Island

AuthorAdrian McKinty

PublisherLittle, Brown and Company
Release Date: May 17th, 2022
Genre: Thriller


Tom, recently widowed, and Heather, his young new wife, have taken his two children on a fun adventure to Australia. While Heather tries hard to be a good stepmom to the kids, they are not warming up to her like she had hoped. Hopeful that this trip can turn things around, they decide to take a spontaneous trip to Dutch Island. After a tragic accident occurs on the island, the flood gates to chaos are opened. The tight knit family that runs the island is on a hunt to settle the score. Heather and Tom must find a way off the island with the kids... alive.