The Broken Girls

by Simone St. James Goodreads Synopsis Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears,…

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Review: Ready or Not

Let me preface this by saying that I did exactly no research going into this theater. I had seen one trailer, but I didn’t undergo my usual routine of deep diving through reviews and ratings prior to reclining in those swanky new theater seats. To be honest, if I’m shelling out $15 to go watch…

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The Golem and the Jinni

Helene Wecker Goodreads Synopsis In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic and dies at sea on…

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Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook

by Christina Henry Goodreads Synopsis There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy. Peter brought me to his island because there were no rules and no grownups to…

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