The Sweetest Dark by Shana Abe The Skinny: Lora gets the opportunity to do something many in her situation never get to - attend a prestigious school for girls, the scholarship student of a Duke who "owns" the school. After her troubling past in the orphanage, Lora embraces the opportunity, despite the snide and cruel… Continue reading That is just sweetest thing!
Dark Triumph by R.L. LaFevers The Skinny: Sybella, one of Mortain's daughters and the convent's deadliest weapon, is sent back to her home in order to find the betrayers of the duchess of Brittany - those who are marked by St. Mortain. She also hopes that her father, the hated d'Albret, will be marked by… Continue reading It is both dark AND triumphant!
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein The Skinny: Two girls, in the midst of WWII, are involved in secrets and espionage. One has been captured by the Germans, tortured and forced to tell her country's secrets. The other is a pilot, crash landed in the middle of enemy territory and on a mission to find… Continue reading Code Name Verity
Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame The Skinny: At Wentworth Hall everyone has a secret, from the new nanny to Lord Darlington himself, secrets of passion and betrayal, heartbreak and revenge. But the secrets are kept, until scandalous satires begin appearing in the newspaper that seem awfully close to the Darlingtons and their staff. Will the… Continue reading Where’s Mr. Pamuk when you really need him?
Grave Mercy by Robin LeFevers The Skinny: After escaping from a perilous marriage, Ismae joins the sisters at the convent of St. Mortain, the god of Death. Trained to be a handmaiden of the god, Ismae is taught to kill a man who is marked for death. The headmistress of the convent sends Ismae with… Continue reading Have mercy….