Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Title: Night FilmAuthor: Marisha PesslRating: ★★★Summary: When Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse, her death is ruled a suicide, but investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley's life and death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of her father: the legendary, reclusive cult-horror film director … Continue reading Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Title: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space RaceAuthor: Margot Lee ShetterlyRating: ★★★Summary: Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as ‘Human Computers’, calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie … Continue reading Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Title: My Favorite Half-Night StandAuthor: Christina LaurenRating: ★★★Summary: Millie Morris may have four guys as best friends, but she's still perma-single. When a routine university function turns into a black-tie gala, Mille and her circle make a pact to find plus-ones for the event via online dating. There’s only one hitch, though: after making the pact, … Continue reading Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Review: Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks

Title: Notes from My CaptivityAuthor: Kathy ParksRating: ★★★Summary: Adrienne cares about three things: getting into a great college, becoming a revered journalist, and making her late father proud. So when she's offered the chance to write an article that will get her into her dream school and debunk her stepfather's belief in a legendary family … Continue reading Review: Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks

Review: Call Them by Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Title: Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays)Author: Rebecca SolnitRating: ★★★½Summary: In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, Solnit turns her attention to battles over meaning, place, language, and belonging at the heart of the defining crises of our time. She explores the way emotions shape political life, electoral politics, police … Continue reading Review: Call Them by Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Review: The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee

Title: The Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor #2)Author: Katharine McGeeRating: ★★★Summary: New York City, 2118. Leda is haunted by memories of what happened on the worst night of her life. Watt just wants to put everything behind him…until Leda forces him to start hacking again. Rylin wins a scholarship to an upper-floor school, but being there also means seeing … Continue reading Review: The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee

Review: The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales

Title: The Regional Office Is Under Attack!Author: Manuel GonzalesRating: ★★★½Summary: In a world beset by amassing forces of darkness, one organization—the Regional Office—and its coterie of super-powered female assassins protects the globe from annihilation. At its helm, the mysterious Oyemi and her oracles seek out new recruits and root out evil plots. Then a prophecy … Continue reading Review: The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales