PositiveBooklistRich with historical details of Victorian life, freak shows, and racial tension, Dillsworth’s debut is an empowering tale of strength and determination.
RaveBooklist... gives readers an inside look at the racial injustices and rigors of wartime that the women battled. Alderson sweeps readers in with Grace and Eliza’s personal journeys through a little-known portion of our army’s history. Themes of female friendship, bravery, and resilience radiate from the pages of this magnificent novel.
PositiveBooklistIn her debut, Donohue deftly captures the longing of unrequited feelings and overwhelming teenage emotions. Long-buried secrets make their way to the surface, making readers contemplate what consequences actions have. Atmospheric and suspenseful, this will be appreciated by fans of Kate Elizabeth Russell’s My Dark Vanessa (2020).
PositiveBooklist... a delicious beach read ... This story full of family secrets and memories explores the relationships between parent and child, sister and sister, and love from the past. Delinsky reminds readers that there is always time to repair damaged feelings.
K Arsenault Rivera
RaveBooklistThe sweeping, lush love story between the Qorin warrior Shefali and the warrior empress Shizuka continues ... Together, they have to protect their people (and themselves) from impending magical doom ... Rivera captures the feelings of spouses learning each other’s secrets, and learning to forgive. This lengthy and detailed read that depicts what love can conquer builds toward the final installment in the series.