THE GOD QUEEN, by M.L. Tishner, Self-Published

The return of the God Queen is not what everyone hoped… Humans have long since spread their numbers among the stars. Now far, far into the future, war has torn the Tyre Star Cluster into two major political factions. The militant Dominion have gained the upper hand in the last decade with the murder of … Continue reading THE GOD QUEEN, by M.L. Tishner, Self-Published

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THE NICKEL BOYS, by Colson Whitehead, Bond Street Books, Doubleday Canada, Penguin Random House Canada

Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is … Continue reading THE NICKEL BOYS, by Colson Whitehead, Bond Street Books, Doubleday Canada, Penguin Random House Canada

THE RUNAWAY DAUGHTER, by Joanna Rees, Panmacmillan

The first novel in a dazzling and sweeping historical trilogy from bestselling author Joanna Rees. It's 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy American dancer at the notorious nightclub, The Zip. Re-inventing herself as Vita Casey, … Continue reading THE RUNAWAY DAUGHTER, by Joanna Rees, Panmacmillan

GRACE AND FURY, by Tracy Banghart, Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group

In a world where women have no rights, sisters Serina and Nomi Tessaro face two very different fates: one in the palace, the other in prison. Serina has been groomed her whole life to become a Grace - someone to stand by the heir to the throne as a shining, subjugated example of the perfect … Continue reading GRACE AND FURY, by Tracy Banghart, Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group

THE HEARTS WE SOLD, by Emily Lloyd Jones, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Hachette Book Group

  Dee Moreno is out of options. Her home life sucks (to put it mildly), and she's about to get booted from her boarding school--the only place she's ever felt free--for lack of funds. But this is a world where demons exist, and the demons are there to make deals: one human body part in … Continue reading THE HEARTS WE SOLD, by Emily Lloyd Jones, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Hachette Book Group

TEETH IN THE MIST, by Dawn Kurtagich, Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Books

Before the birth of time, a monk uncovers the Devil's Tongue and dares to speak it. The repercussions will be felt for generations... Sixteen-year-old photography enthusiast Zoey has been fascinated by the haunted, burnt-out ruins of Medwyn Mill House for as long as she can remember--so she and her best friend, Poulton, run away from … Continue reading TEETH IN THE MIST, by Dawn Kurtagich, Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Books

THE LAST ASTRONAUT, by David Wellington, Orbit

Mission Commander Sally Jansen is Earth’s last astronaut–and last hope–in this gripping near-future thriller where a mission to make first contact becomes a terrifying struggle for survival in the depths of space. Sally Jansen was NASA’s leading astronaut, until a mission to Mars ended in disaster. Haunted by her failure, she lives in quiet anonymity, … Continue reading THE LAST ASTRONAUT, by David Wellington, Orbit

HIDEAWAY, by Nicole Lundrigan, Viking

What if home is the most dangerous place you can be? For fans of Room and readers of Shari Lapena. Gloria Janes appears to be a doting suburban mother and loving wife. But beyond her canary-yellow door, Gloria controls her husband, Telly, as well as seven-year-old Maisy and her older brother Rowan, through a disorienting … Continue reading HIDEAWAY, by Nicole Lundrigan, Viking

TO FOLLOW ELEPHANTS: A NOVEL, by Rick Hodges, Stormbird Press

As a young elephant learns the ways of the world from his herd’s matriarch, 18 year old American Owen Dorner travels to Africa to meet his father for the first time.   Plunged into the corrupt underworld of Colonel Mubego, a conniving prison warden and former revolutionary fighter, Owen seeks friendship amongst unlikely allies and … Continue reading TO FOLLOW ELEPHANTS: A NOVEL, by Rick Hodges, Stormbird Press

HAPPINESS IS GREEN, by Donna Mulvenna, Stormbird Press

Donna only daydreams of pulling up stakes and starting a new life, until an impetuous decision catapults her on a soul-changing journey in the Amazon rainforest. Tested mentally, physically and spiritually it is hard for her to feel lost in the wilderness when pure joy pounds in her heart. Written with stirring poignancy, laugh-out-loud humour … Continue reading HAPPINESS IS GREEN, by Donna Mulvenna, Stormbird Press