Author: Rachel Hartman
Recommended to: fans of Tamora Pierce, fans of the woman dressing as a man trope
To be published on: February 2018
Tess is an adventurer stuck in the body of a young woman who is set to help her sister get married and secure a better income. That’s the role in her life, but what happens after that role is no longer needed? Once Tess’s twin sister is married off, Tess is unsure of what to do. So, she decides to go off on an adventure like her favorite character in the books she read as a child. However, Tess has secrets that begin to unravel as she goes on this adventure, secrets that are more painful than even she realizes.
Author: Christine Trent
To be Published: May 8th, 2018
Although not a medical student, I have read Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, and this past semester wrote a paper on the influence of women in medical history for a college class. Therefore, one would think that this book was right up my alley. A murder mystery with one of the medical world’s most famous woman in history?
Sign me up!
Except, maybe not with this book.
Author: Mitch Silver
Recommended to: fans of Russian themed novels (Grisha series fans, I’m looking at you.), fans of WWII stories, time hopping novels, fans of historical fiction.
To be published on: February 6th 2018 by Pegasus Books
The Bookworm is a thrilling story about a former chess champion and current Russian professor, Lara, who finds a secret about the Allies in WWII from records that were given to her by one of her students. This secret could change the course of history and ruin her career as a history professor. Throughout the novel she struggles with an ex-husband, a romantic partner, and historical secrets that could shatter everyone’s perception of history as they knew it. Read More »
Author: Jane Corry
Recommended to: fans of crime and mystery novels.
Trigger warning: This novel details accounts of self harm and rape.
One second is all that it takes to change your life forever. There is an accident when three school girls are crossing the road. The only witnesses are the survivors, Allison, the one who survived without a scrape, her sister Kitty who is unconscious at the scene, and the driver of the car. Which story is correct when everyone has a different memory of what happened? Read More »
I can’t believe another month has come and gone so fast, it felt like just yesterday I was cramming for finals and writing final papers. Now, it’s time for the beginning of 2018. I’m thinking of setting some goals for what I want to accomplish this year and then in a year from now, I can see what I have done. So here they are:Read More »
Author: Brunonia Barry
Recommended to: fans of stories about the Salem witches, and fans of mystery and crime novels
A teenager is dead in Salem, the murder echoes another murder that happened decades ago. John Rafferty is the chief of Police and is trying to piece together a decades old murder where three women, all related to accused witches during the trials, were killed. He receives help from one of the two survivors of that night, one of the daughters of the women who were killed, Callie Cahill. Will they be able to find out who killed the women or will evil run its course in Salem once again?
Author: Karla Hull
Recommended to: crime novel fans, fans of mystery
A killer is on the loose in this second installment of The Grievance Collectors series.
I did not read the first novel in this series but it is written so that you don’t have to read the first book in order to understand what is going on.