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Cast in Peril (Chronicles of Elantra, #8)
Saving the world always seems to land Kaylin in deeper trouble. After the adventures in Elantra #7 (Cast In Ruin), Kaylin has acquired the only surviv ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
The Spanish Bride
I never know what to expect from a Heyer novel because she was such a prolific writer. This one was frankly disappointing. It's pretty much a four-hun ...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
The Shadow Throne (The Shadow Campaigns, #2)
An unusual princess prepares to take the throne when the king of Vordan dies. But Duke Orlanko has risen to power as the Minister of Information, and ...more
Mar 11, 2015
Mar 12, 2015
An Infamous Army (Alastair, #4)
I have to admit I read this Heyer just because it continues the Alistair storyline. I found An Infamous Army to be both more and less than These Old S ...more
Sep 21, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Hypatia of Alexandria: Mathematician and Martyr
Who would have guessed that the greatest mathematician in the Roman Empire, at one time, was a woman? I will admit up front that I read this book afte ...more
not set
Jul 08, 2011
The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides (Adventures of Kit Bristol, #1)
When Kit Bristol finds his master bleeding to death in the kitchen, he discovers that his employer is in fact the notorious highwayman Whistling Jack. ...more
Nov 10, 2014
Dec 12, 2014
Rondo Allegro
Sixteen-year-old Anna Maria Ludovisi dreams of becoming a great singer, but her dreams run aground when she finds herself married to an English Navy c ...more
Feb 08, 2015
Feb 19, 2015
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
An imaginary friend waits and waits and waits in his faraway island home for a child to choose him. Finally he gets tired of waiting, and sets off int ...more
Mar 12, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
Who Buries the Dead (Sebastian St. Cyr #10)
The year is 1813. Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, sets out to solve the gruesomely staged murder of a wealthy slave owner. The only clues at the s ...more
Mar 27, 2015
Apr 09, 2015
The Shadow Cabinet (Shades of London, #3)
Rory and her team of ghost enforcers are in danger of falling apart after the tragedy that ended book two of The Shades of London. True to form, Rory ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Mar 03, 2015
Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School, #3)
Carriger's charming steampunk finishing school series continues with Waistcoats and Weaponry, featuring Sophronia and a full cast of her classmates.
Nov 02, 2014
Dec 15, 2014
Alias Hook
Captain Hook is the consummate storybook villain stuck in a story that refuses to end: year after year he endures a purgatory-like existence in Pan's ...more
Jan 29, 2015
Feb 26, 2015
The Siege Winter: A Novel
A dying abbot calls a scribe to his bedside to narrate the history of a war--but not just the broad brush strokes coloring in the kings and queens; hi ...more
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
Blood & Beauty: The Borgias
The family whose name is synonymous with corruption is brought to life in Sarah Dunant's latest historical fiction work, Blood and Beauty.
I'm not goin
Mar 04, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
The Thousand Names (The Shadow Campaigns, #1)
Captain Marcus d'Ivoire is stuck in the unenviable position of commanding a colonial outpost of the Vordanai empire. When a religious revolution threa ...more
Mar 09, 2015
Mar 11, 2015
Vision in Silver (The Others, #3)
The shape-shifting Others fought to free the oppressed blood prophets from captivity, but the newly freed girls may be unable to handle the challenges ...more
Mar 07, 2015
Mar 08, 2015
Dangerous Deceptions (Palace of Spies, #2)
Peggy's life in the royal palace should be easier, now that she isn't pretending to be someone else. But life as a lady in waiting who also happens to ...more
Dec 07, 2014
Jan 06, 2015
Child of a Hidden Sea (Hidden Sea Tales, #1)
Sophie Hansa sets out to find her birth mother and discovers an entire birth world--the magical, hidden world of Stormwrack. Sophie's unexpected arriv ...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Rebel Queen
During the height of British imperialism Rani Lakshmi, the legendary Last Queen of India, rallies the Kingdom of Jhansi for one final rebellion.
Mar 10, 2015
Mar 12, 2015
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
A new Pigeon book! Willems is one of my favorite "hook" author/illustrators for young boys especially. I read That is Not a Good Idea to a 2nd-grader ...more
Apr 09, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Prudence (The Custard Protocol, #1)
Prudence, daughter to three of the world's most powerful paranormal figures, is bored. When her adoptive vampire father gives her a dirigible of her v ...more
Mar 17, 2015
Mar 24, 2015
Natalya lives in a world as gorgeous--and fragile--as the Faberge egg that will shape her life. Born into the opulent lifestyle of the Russian nobilit ...more
Apr 02, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Close to Famous
This charming book would be a great prequel for tweens who haven't read Hope was Here or Bauer's more serious novels yet. This shorter, sweeter, Bauer ...more
not set
Mar 16, 2011
The Secret Sky: A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan
Fatima and Sami grew up in the same village, but ancestry, religion, and economic status are an implacable barrier between them now that they are teen ...more
Aug 25, 2014
Sep 26, 2014
Black Dove, White Raven
Emilia and Teo grow up as brother and sister, sharing everything except genetics: Emilia's mother is American Quaker, her father an Italian pilot; Teo ...more
Mar 31, 2015
Apr 02, 2015
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
I just re-read Scarlet (I've read it twice in six months now!), and I don't know what I was thinking, giving it only four stars. This is definitely a ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Dec 16, 2011
Uninvited (Uninvited, #1)
Davy is "uninvited" from her prestigious private school when a routine test shows that she is a carrier for "Homicidal Tendency Syndrome." In this fut ...more
Jul 24, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity, #2)
Rose Justice loves to fly. When she isn't ferrying RAF planes with the ATA (Air Transport Auxiliary), she is fending off marriage proposals from loves ...more
May 26, 2013
Jun 03, 2013
After Iris (The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby, #1)
Bluebell sees the world through the lens of a camera. Instead of keeping a journal, she records a screenplay of her eccentric family's daily life. Blu ...more
Jul 18, 2014
Sep 26, 2014
Wren Journeymage (Wren, #4)
When Hawk Rhiscarlan shows up at the palace, Wren is sure he's up to no good. Teressa, who has queen for two years now, is more willing to offer Hawk ...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
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