Audiobook, Dystopia, Literary Fiction, Magical Realism

The Bear by Andrew Krivak

It’s rare for me to not be able to summarize the description of a story in my own words but I’ve given it two days and just cannot do more justice to that provided with the book so here it is. “In an Edenic future, a girl and her father live close to the land… Continue reading The Bear by Andrew Krivak

Audiobook, Dystopia, Fantasy

The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts

Word of caution...this series has a continuing story arc and is intended to be read in order. Fallon Swift, The One, and the rest of her family and community at New Hope are continuing their strikes against Raiders, Purity Warriors and the corrupt government officials who are waging war against magickals and keeping the world… Continue reading The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts

Audiobook, Dystopia

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

Tierney James has reached 16 years of age, called the grace year in Garner County when young girls must leave for the next year and purge themselves of their magic, which reaches its height and most potent level now. That “magic” is their essence that causes men to be unable to resist them and women… Continue reading The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

Audiobook, Dystopia, Fantasy

Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts

    This series has a continuous story arc and the books cannot be read as standalones. If you haven’t read the first book, Year One, don’t start here.           The story resumes years after the last book where Lana’s child was identified as being The One and she escaped after… Continue reading Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts

Dystopia, Sci-fi, Young Adult

Red Rising by Pierce Brown ★★★★★ (Red Rising #1)

I read this a few years ago and still remember it being one of the most exciting books I’ve  read! I’m trying to read the third book in the series but am too chicken right now. Once planned for the big screen, the author recently regained the rights and is now actively working to make… Continue reading Red Rising by Pierce Brown ★★★★★ (Red Rising #1)

Audiobook, Dystopia, Fantasy

Year One by Nora Roberts ★★★★★ (Chronicles of The One #1)

A normal set of events on New Years Eve sets off a catastrophe that slowly turns the world on end. Half of the population is gone, governments lose control, law and order are a thing of the past and magick is unleashed...some good and definitely some dark and evil. The story chronicles the paths of… Continue reading Year One by Nora Roberts ★★★★★ (Chronicles of The One #1)