2020: #25 – The Turn (Kim Harrison)

I don’t usually double-back and read prequels, but after finishing the newest Hollows book I wanted more, so I picked this up. And I’m glad I did! The Turn is essentially the story of Trent’s parents, Kal and Trisk, and the role they played in The Turn — where tomatoes became deadly to humans and the Interlanders began to reveal themselves to humankind. Since Trisk

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2020: #22 – Ninth House (Leigh Bardugo)

Ninth House is Leigh Bardugo’s first foray into the non-YA arena, and I think she does well. This is a dark, twisty, contemporary fantasy story set at Yale. At this Yale, the secret societies all practice magic, and one society, the House of Lethe, is there to watch over them and keep them in line. Though “house” and “society” may be a little generous, as

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