The Forest of Vanishing Stars, Kristin Harmel

Books that take place during the World Wars are my favorite. With the bonus of having a person raised in the woods as a survivalist, I thought this would be an easy home run. But unfortunately, for all the strength Yona was supposed to have, I found her lack of assertiveness weak. She let people… Continue reading The Forest of Vanishing Stars, Kristin Harmel

Flowers of Darkness, Tatiana de Rosnay

We’re some years into the future, and temperatures are consistently beyond what is comfortable. Technological advancements have grown by leaps and bounds, and life is easier using such technology. But what if those advancements are being used for nefarious reasons? That’s what we look at in this novel. I must confess that I almost didn’t… Continue reading Flowers of Darkness, Tatiana de Rosnay