Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Book Review: The Lump of Coal by Lemony Snicket

Title: The Lump of Coal Author: Lemony Snicket Genre: Childrens Fiction. Festive Story. Humour. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Miracles can happen, even to those who are small, flammable, and dressed all in black. Review: This is a funny short story about a lump of coal who can think, talk, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Lump of Coal by Lemony Snicket

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 14+, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Title: The Immortal Rules Author: Julie Kagawa Genre: Young Adult Fiction. Supernatural. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: What if having a chance to save humanity comes with a grim price? One that you hate and fear the most? To survive in a ruined world, she must embrace the darkness. Allison Sekemoto… Continue reading Book Review: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Book Review: The Mane Attraction by Shelly Laurenston

Title: The Mane Attraction Author: Shelly Laurenston Genre: Fiction. Paranormal Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: The third book in the Pride series, this title finds weddings having the strangest effect on people. Exhibit 1: Sissy Mae waking up in a strange place after her brother Bobby Ray's nuptials. Exhibit… Continue reading Book Review: The Mane Attraction by Shelly Laurenston

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry

Title: Crash Into You Author: Katie McGarry Genre: Young Adult Fiction. Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: People expect Rachel Young to be the good girl who always gets straight As. But Rachel is keeping her real life a secret. Her wealthy family has no idea that she loves racing… Continue reading Book Review: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Title: The Love Hypothesis Author: Ali Hazelwood Genre: Young Adult Fiction. Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: As a third-year PhD candidate, Olive Smith doesn't believe in lasting romantic relationships-but her best friend does, and that is what got her into this conundrum. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating and… Continue reading Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Title: Pushing the Limits Author: Katie McGarry Genre: Romance, Young Adult Fiction Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Echo can't remember the night that changed her life. The night she went from being the popular girl to being the school's freak. Her family are determined to keep it that way. They said… Continue reading Book Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston

Title: The Unleashing Author: Shelly Laurenston Genre: Romance, Paranormal Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Kera Watson never expected to face death behind a Los Angeles coffee shop. Not after surviving two tours lugging an M16 around the Middle East. If it wasn't for her hot Viking customer showing up too… Continue reading Book Review: The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Fires of Winter by Johanna Lindsey

Title: Fires of Winter Author: Johanna Lindsey Genre: Historical Fiction. Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Lovely and dauntless, abducted by invaders from across an icy sea, Lady Breena vowed vengeance. She warned that no Viking brute would be her master and no barbarian would enslave her noble Celtic heart,… Continue reading Book Review: Fires of Winter by Johanna Lindsey

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Title: The Catastrophic History of You and Me Author: Jess Rothenberg Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: If I’d known right then that this was the kid who would grow up to break my heart beyond repair, maybe I would’ve stayed upstairs on the phone with… Continue reading Book Review: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Book reviews and recommendations, Children 10-12

Book Review: Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo

Title: Listen to the Moon Author: Michael Morpurgo Genre: Children's Fiction Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: The month is May.  The year, 1915.  On an uninhabited island in the Scillies, Alfie and his father discover an injured girl - thirsty, hungry and with not an inkling of who she is or… Continue reading Book Review: Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo