An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, a Brief Summary

An Ember in the Ashes is a book like no other. In a page-turning, all-consuming, can’t-put-it-down novel , Sabaa Tahir creates a world that seamlessly blends together a swoon-worthy love story, a dystopian society, and even throws in a bit of the supernatural. What starts out as two storylines-one of Elias, a recently graduated martial, … Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, a Brief Summary

Forbidden by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee, A Book Review

From The Giver to Hunger Games, dystopian literature has consistently been a great seller.  So much so, in fact, that sometimes it's hard to find something that distinguishes itself from the pack. I was at first hesitant to read Ted Dekker's Forbidden.  I'd never read his work before, and I don't like to start with trilogies.  It's just too big a … Continue reading Forbidden by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee, A Book Review

Archivist Wasp by Nicole Kornher-Stace, a Book Review

I felt like Archivist Wasp was a combination of The Last Apprentice/Wardstone Chronicles by Joseph Delaney and What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson. There's also some dystopian and survival elements to it. Overall, I enjoyed Kornher-Stace's tale about a girl with claw marks on her face who traps and studies ghosts because she's a … Continue reading Archivist Wasp by Nicole Kornher-Stace, a Book Review