The River at Night is one of the best suspenseful, action-packed thrillers that I've read in quite some time. It's a debut novel from author Erica Ferencik, and what a brilliant first novel it is! The story pacing rolls and twists erratically, much like the dangerous river Wini, Pia, Rachel, and Sandra are rafting through the… Continue reading The River at Night by Erica Ferencik
Lilac Girls is a beautiful, heartbreaking story of three strong-willed women with very unique backgrounds and circumstances, but each impacted greatly by WWII and the Holocaust. Kasia, a young Polish teenager was taken by train along with her mother and older sister to an all women's prison camp, Ravensbruck, where she and her sister Zuzanna… Continue reading Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
First, let me show you the cover of this book. It's simple, but it sums up the book in a nutshell. I really love the cover, and the book is pretty great too. Read below to find out why. I would classify this as part romantic fiction, part survival fiction. The book is intended for… Continue reading The Distance From Me to You by Marina Gessner
Ashfall is the first in a 3, and planning to be 4 book series by Mike Mullin. Mike Mullin is an Indianapolis based author, whom I met at an ALA conference last year. He is well spoken, super smart, and the most down to earth guy. After reading his first book, I have… Continue reading Ashfall by Mike Mullin
I absolutely loved this fast-paced action thriller. I had never read anything by Matthew Reilly prior to this, but now I think I will go check out some of his other novels. It reminded me quite a bit of my favorite author, James Rollins', books. The story line is incredibly creative and interesting. It… Continue reading The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly
This book was excellent. The reader will find everything they hope for in a suspense novel. I was biting my nails until the finish. Great job, Gregg Hurwitz!! No wonder my absolutely favorite author James Rollins gave you a shout out and recommended this book. It's wonderful!