Fantasy / Fiction / Henry

The Watchmaker’s Daughter by C. J. Archer

I don’t think I’ve ever read another book to which the term “meh” could more appropriately be applied. “The Watchmaker’s Daughter” by C. J. Archer follows the story of India Steele, a watchmaker’s daughter whose father recently died, leaving the whole of her inheritance to her now ex-fiance.  In the process of confronting her ex, … Continue reading

Fantasy / Fiction / Henry / Young Adult

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

“The Merciful Crow”, by Margaret Owen, follows the recent trend in young adult literature of exploring the struggles experienced by the underprivileged and underrepresented portions of society.  The book follows the story of a young girl named Fie whose caste, the Crows, is considered to be the lowest of the low in their society.  Despite … Continue reading

Henry / History / Nonfiction / Travel Writing

The White Darkness by David Grann

From the author of “Killers of the Flower Moon” comes a story of determination, exploration, love and loss on Earth’s most unforgiving continent:  Antarctica.  In “The White Darkness,” author David Grann follows the efforts of modern day explorer Henry Worsley as he seeks to recreate the historic expeditions of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. Though, perhaps, … Continue reading