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Just Like Home (2022, Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom) 5 stars

“Come home.” Vera’s mother called and Vera obeyed. In spite of their long estrangement, in …

Just Like Home

5 stars

This is my third Sarah Gailey book, and every single time I finish one, I think "That woman has lived through some shit, I hope she's ok."

Just Like Home is a book about good and evil and belonging and terror and growing up and death and family, but not in the ways I expected.

Hell Bent (Hardcover, 2023, Flatiron Books) 4 stars

Wealth. Power. Murder. Magic. Alex Stern is back and the Ivy League is going straight …

Hell Bent

4 stars

A satisfying continuation of the series, but whereas Ninth House was gritty, dark, contemporary supernatural fantasy, Hell Bent is verging into YA supernatural. Which is fine, but the gritty darkness was what I liked most about Ninth House.

Children of Memory (2022, Pan Macmillan) 4 stars

Earth is failing. In a desperate bid to escape, the spaceship Enkidu and its captain, …

Children of Memory

4 stars

Content warning plot arc metaspoilers maybe? also for Nona the Ninth

Infomocracy (2016) 3 stars

It's been twenty years and two election cycles since "Information," a powerful search engine monopoly, …

Content warning discussion of character traits, addiction

The Twisted Ones (2019, Saga Press) 4 stars

When a young woman clears out her deceased grandmother’s home in rural North Carolina, she …

The Twisted Ones

5 stars

This is the best/worst book to have just gotten into when a bout of insomnia strikes, so you can lie reading in a dark, silent house while the level of creepiness steadily builds, and something outside makes a tok-tok-tok noise