I've been reviewing books for some time now, and these are the ones that have stood out the most to me.
1. Strange the Dreamer- Laini Taylor
A beautifully written novel, and a wonderfully mythological epic that's completely immersive. Fantasy and escapism at it's best.
2. The Other Typist- Suzanne Rindell
Another wonderful novel that takes place during the roaring twenties, features jazz music and speakeasies, but has dark and obsessive undertone.
3. Conspirata- Robert Harris '
A thrilling historical novel set in Ancient Rome, centering around the life of the legendary Marcus Cicero.
4. The Natural Way of Things- Charlotte Wood.
A gripping feminist horror novel that asks us to examine how we treat sex scandals.
5. Words on Bathroom Walls- Julia Watson
A heartfelt novel detailing the life of a teenager battling schizophrenia in Catholic School.
6. The Captive Prince Trilogy- C.S Pacat
A thrilling fantasy epic and love story between two princes of opposing nations, a series rife with political intrigue.
Jarad attends Middle Tennessee State University, loves tea, and tries to spend every spare second reading. Jarad is majoring in English. Bless his heart! Let's all light a candle for him and send him happy thoughts!