The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

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Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by St. Martin’s Press

Read Date: June 6th 2017

Stars: 4.5/5

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The Breakdown – An intriguing mystery thriller. I loved it.

I heard about this book a lot before I requested from Netgalley that I so badly wanted read it. And when my request accepted,,, yeyyy! I was so excited… I must say, this book didn’t disappoint me.

Blurb (in my words)

On the way from party to her cottage, Cass takes a short cut through wood in the stormy night. On noticing a woman in car in woods, she slowed down if in case that woman needs her help but decides not to stop. Next day’s news- the woman she saw in the car found dead. Later she finds out the victim was her new friend.

This changes her whole life. Gnawing Guilt and regret makes her life difficult. She starts forgetting things but not that stormy night. And then there is silent caller.

Who is this murderer and who is the silent caller? Will Cass ever get over this unfortunate events and save herself or will breakdown for forever?

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Renascence by Leigh Goodison

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Expected publication: June 10th 2017 by Sheffield Publications

Read Date: June 9th 2017

Stars: 4.5/5

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Blurb (in my words)

Year 2072. Earth’s natural resources are depleted. Last war in 2054, left the world’ population less than hundred thousand. It’s polluted, uninhabitable, and only 3 rotations left from complete destruction of planet and human kind. The only option is, to set out on space exploration, to the exoplanet that scientist has discovered – Planet A (Arianrhod), take the samples and return back, to test for future inhabitation.

6 scientist, 1 team leader set out for the mission.

On arriving to planet A, Zeta (protagonist) find out their team leader is double-crossing. On discovering his evil intentions, rest of the team member keep him as prisoner. In last days, on this planet, they face alien creature, team-mates captured by lost cosmonauts and find mission entangled in politics.

Who are this cosmonauts and what they will learn from them? How this mission will end? Will their visit to planet A be successful or was just a futile attempt? Continue reading

Being a Witch, and Other Things I Didn’t Ask for by Sara Pascoe

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Published: February 28th 2017 by Trindles and Green

Read Date: May 5th 2017

Star: 3.5/5

 

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Welcome to witch time travel. Meet Raya – witch of the book. Here is the story about her-

Blurb (in my words)

Rachel aka Raya is 15 old teenage foster girl living with Angie under care of new social worker Bryony. Life was not so lovely for her, grandparents were the only one truly she ever loved. After their death it was difficult for her to live with her schizophrenic mother. She was having some visions but never tells anyone about it and she too have disorder like her mother. On a whim of living independent life she runs away from the foster care. After few unfortunate events she meets Pavel, who is integrator and tells her she is one too – a Witch! When her foster friend is hospitalized in critical state, she does her first time travel and ends up during the Essex Witch Trials period in 1645 England, along with talking cat, Oscar and Bryony.

What will this trio experience in 1645 the worst period for witch in history? Why they travelled to that period only? Will Raya learn to control her power? Will they return back to 21st century safely?

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Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault (Glass Vault #1) by Candace Robinson

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Published: May 16th 2017 by CreateSpace

Read Date: May 28th 2017

Stars: 4/5

Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault” is first book of the “Glass Vault” series. It’s thrilling horror book, narrated by protagonist, that you would love to read. Here is the blurb and my views.

Blurb (in my words)-

Story revolves around Perrie, 18-yr-old, living in town of Deer Park, Texas.

Some weird things are happening in the town. People are disappearing. Glass Vault museum appears in the town from nowhere.

Till now, Perrie was only worried about future and college, but when her ex-boyfriend, Neven, hit the list of disappeared people, Perrie becomes panicky. Things become even worse when her best friend and cousin, Maisie, takes a job at this weird museum and never returns home. Perrie takes her only reliable friend August to that weird museum to find out about her friend and Neven.

Will they able to find out their disappeared friends? What’s the mystery behind this museum? And who is this Quinsey?

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Elena Ransom and the Firebird Unit by J.S. Wood

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Published: January 10th 2017 by Small Frye Publishing

Read Date: May 20th 2017

Stars: 3.5 Stars

Elena Ransom and the Firebird Unit is a first book of the series.

Blurb (in my words)-

The story is featuring Elena, red haired freckled 13-yr-old girl, unapproachable, different looking from the other genetically engineered kids. Content with life and few friends, Austin-her best friend and Pigg. As per the law, all kids have to attend Grimsby boarding school at age 13, for which she was less enthusiastic than Austin and Pigg.

Against her wish she has to attend Grimsby. On arriving at Grimsby, she has to face many challenges. – Make new friends, survive loads of studies and there are many mysteries of school, of her parents, and the world they are living in.

Will she able to make new friends? Will she ever going to like Grimsby? What are these secrets?

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