I know very little about fanfiction and I have not read Fangirl so all I knew about this book was that characters from Rainbow Rowell’s earlier work reappeared and the story had some connection to the J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter world. The Potter connection becomes obvious very quickly – a magical school, a platonic boy-girl… Read More Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
A fast-paced, violent thriller set in North Dakota during the oil boom. Big money has brought big problems to Grimstad, not the least of which is an influx of drugs and violence. Detective Cassie Dewell barely starts her new job as deputy sheriff in this new “wild west” when the police department is faced with… Read More Badlands by C.J. Box
Shadow, released from prison, faces the death of his wife, the frequent appearance of her ghost, and a mysterious man named Wednesday who becomes his employer but turns out to be one of many ancient gods still roaming America, where they are largely no longer wanted.