The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

The Dark Days Club Author: Alison Goodman Published: 1/26/2016 Publisher: Viking Books Ratings: 5/5 London, 1812.  Eighteen year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall is on the eve of her debut presentation at the royal court of George III.  Her life should revolve about gowns, dancing, and securing a suitable marriage.  Instead, when one of her family’s maids … Continue reading The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

Fates and Traitor: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth by Jennifer Chiaverini

Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth Author: Jennifer Chiaverini Published: 9/13/2016 Publisher: Dutton Ratings: 4/5 “The infamous John Wilkes Booth, the son of an acclaimed British stage actor and a Covent Garden flower girl, has been the subject of more than a century of scholarship, speculation, and even obsession.   Booth is often … Continue reading Fates and Traitor: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth by Jennifer Chiaverini

Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda, Creekwood #1 Author: Becky Albertalli Published: 2015 Publisher: Balzer & Bray Rating: 4/5 Sixteen year old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spear prefers to save his drama for the school musical.  But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the … Continue reading Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli