Nothing to See Here follows Lilian as she becomes a nanny for one of her childhood friends. To her surprise, the children spontaneously catch on fire. So Lilian has to help conceal this secret to protect the children’s father’s political job.
Things You Save in a Fire follows a female firefighter, Cassie, after an altercation with a government employee at an award ceremony causes her to lose her position. Cassie’s estranged mother needs help while recovering from eye surgery, so Cassie reluctantly accepts the invite, with the caveat that it would be temporary.
Trail of Lightning follows the monster hunter, Maggie, after a climate-change-induced flood drowns most of the world. Now, gods, heroes, and monsters walk amongst those who remain on an old Navajo reservation.
On the Come Up follows teen rapper Bri, trying to follow in her late father’s footsteps. She finally goes viral for her controversial rap.
Ugly Love follows Tate after she moves in with her pilot brother. She quickly finds chemistry with his next-door neighbor and fellow pilot. But he’s too emotionally damaged to ever love again and she’s too busy for a relationship. So they create rules for a friends-with-benefits situation. But rules are meant to be broken.
This is a crazy time in the world full of unknowns and fear. Some people use books as escapism, while others look to them for possibilities. If you are someone who wants to consume as many dystopian, apocalyptic, zombie, and virus books possible, here is the list for you! Here are my Coronavirus quarantine book recommendations.
After an all-too-realistic dream, Helena realizes that her future husband is closer than she thinks. Too bad she’s already in a relationship and her future husband is dating her roommate.
Happiest Baby on the Block is a guide for getting babies to stop crying and to sleep better. It breaks down easy to follow steps and explains why they work. (Spoiler: think about the conditions of the womb.)
We follow the story of Kya, known as “the Marsh Girl”, from 1952 to the present day. After being abandoned by every member of her family as a very young child, she lives in solitude in a shack in the North Carolina Marshes. Only a select few people make an attempt to get to know her: some with honest intentions and some seeking their own gain.
Throughout the year, I have been awarding books with my Best Book Award if they receive a five-star rating from me. In order to receive a five-star rating, it needs to be an incredible book that leaves me with nothing bad to say. I have read many outstanding books this year, but a few have stuck in my head and really made a lasting impression. It was hard to pick my favorite book of the year, but here is the winner and a few that almost made the cut.