The Left-Handed Booksellers of London-Garth Nix

Susan is searching for her unknown father in London before she starts art school in the fall. But while she is on the hunt she stumbles into a world unknown to her. She meets Merlin a left-handed bookseller who is an assassin of out-of-line magical beings. Susan is swept into this magical world unwillingly but becomes invested in the action-packed lifestyle of Merlin and his family. The more entangled Susan is in the world, she realizes she may not be completely human and she is in very serious danger.

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London is 393 pages long and took me four days to read.

I absolutely LOVED this book and hope this becomes a series. I’m giving it a 4.5 out of 5! If you need a break from the real world, I highly recommend this funny, heart-warming and action packed book!

Thank you, Katherine Tegen Books, for sending me this copy!!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Hope Island-Tim Major

Nina needs a break from her everyday life. After her partner Rob leaves her, she decides to go on a trip to visit his parents on Hope Island with their daughter Laurie. She hopes spending some time with Laurie in a place Laurie loves so much will bring them closer. But Nina is having a difficult time leaving her job as a reporter on the mainland and finds that the islands commune has some strange rumors surrounding it. When Nina finds out there was a dead body on the beach near the commune she must decide if she should follow her journalist instincts or if this could be the final straw that causes her to lose her daughter.

Hope Island is 381 pages long and took me six days to read.

This book is WEIRD and gave me spooky dreams but I’m glad I read it and am giving it a 3 out of 5. If you like strange books you need to check out Hope Island!

Thank you, Titan Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

High Treason-Sean McFate

When the Vice President’s motorcade is attacked and causes many deaths, including the Vice President, Tom Locke (former military contractor) knows this is more than a typical terrorist attack. He feels in his gut that this has his former bosses signature to it. But that’s impossible since he’s dead… Or is he? Tom knows he must go back to the U.S. to find out what happened and to stop whoever is plotting against the country he loves so much.

High Treason is 369 pages long and took me three days to read.

I really enjoyed this book! I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! It’s suspenseful and the stakes feel high the entire time. It feels like you’re reading an action-packed movie!

Thank you, William Morrow, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Rules For Vanishing-Kate Alice Marshall

If you’re wanting a spooky book for Spooktober, look no further!

The legend says that once a year a road appears in the small town of Briar Glen and makes those who walk it disappear. This year Lucy is determined to find the disappearing road after Lucy’s sister Becca walked it the year before. But Lucy isn’t the only one with this idea and several of her sister’s friends come to help. The only problem is her friends all think this is a joke and that Becca ran away but little do they know the disappearing road is very real and not all of them will make it out alive.

Rules For Vanishing is 402 pages long and took me three days to read.

I read this book last year and I still think about it often and get scared. I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! It is the perfect October book and I highly recommend it!

Thank you, Viking, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

And Now She’s Gone-Rachel Howzell Hall

Grayson Sykes is assigned to her first missing person case through Rader Consulting. She is being paid to find the missing girlfriend of prominent Emergency Room physician, Ian O’Donnell. But Isabel does not want to be found, or so her mystery texts to Grayson lead her to believe. The further Grayson looks into this case the further she goes down the rabbit hole that is Isabel’s life. Will Grayson be able to solve this case without losing not only her job, but also her life?

And Now She’s Gone is 525 pages long and took me four days to read.

I really enjoyed this book and would recommend to those who love thrillers. I’m giving it a 3.5 out of 5! I look forward to reading the author’s next book since this kept me thinking about it long after I was done.

Thank you, Forge, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Shadow School-Dehaunting

The second book in the Shadow School series is even better than the first!

Now that Cordelia and her friends know how to set free the ghosts that haunt their school, it should be a piece of cake! Except now the ghosts are refusing their keys that allow them to leave. And even worse… Their teachers are starting to act when weirder and angrier than normal. Could they be related?

Shadow School:The Dehaunting is 262 pages long and took me two days to read.

I loved this book! I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! I love Cordelia and her friends and it brought me back to middle school in the best way possible!

Thank you, Katherine Tegen Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Until It’s Over-Nicci French

Astrid has a happy life as a cycle courier in London and her house full of roommates. But when people around Astrid keep winding up dead, she’s not sure who she can trust and if she is even safe anymore in her home.

Until It’s Over is 434 pages long and took me four days to read.

I’m a relatively new fan of Nicci French and was so thrilled with this book. I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! If you’re looking for a great fall thriller, look no further!

Thank you, William Morrow, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Silent Conspiracy-L.C. Shaw

The exciting follow-up to The Network!

Two years after Jack and Taylor brought down the evil syndicate called the Institute, we find the lovebirds happily married with their son, Evan. They know there are still members of the Institute out there that might want to cause them harm but so far it’s been quiet. When some strange things start to happen on the East coast, Jack knows that reporting this story is important and that it almost feels familiar somehow. So he digs and makes a shocking discovery, not only is their arch-nemesis (Crosse) alive, he has embedded himself in their lives and won’t stop until he destroys them and the world as they know it.

The Silent Conspiracy is 320 pages long and took me three days to read.

I LOVED the follow-up and can’t wait for book 3! I’m giving it a 4 out of 5 and highly recommending you read this series because it truly feels like you’re reading a fast-paced movie!

Thank you, Harper Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey