April showers bring May flowers. But what will you be reading on those rainy days? We’ve got all the April books to choose from!
For those of you not up on their history, March 15th is infamous as the day Julius Caesar was stabbed in the back. Repeatedly. Like 23 times. The Emperor was murdered by his own friends and son-in-law Marcus Brutus. The Ides of March reminds us how quickly one can go from friend to frenemy to foe. We’ve got Ides of March books to keep you looking over your shoulder.
Ahoy, Matey! Every year about this time in Tampa, Florida, the city celebrates all things pirate with the Gasparilla Pirate Festival, a lavish city-wide reenactment of the 1904 invasion of Tampa Bay by the mythical pirate Jose Gaspar. The legend is fiction and the festival is mostly booze, parades and folks handing out plastic beads. We have a bookish alternative to the drunken mayhem. Avoid the looting and plundering by staying safely at home with a pint of grog and one of these pirate themed books.
Victoria Schwab takes us into a world of manipulation, music and monsters with her highly anticipated novel This Savage Song. Continue reading “First Reads Friday Presents: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab”
Burning Glass quickly sets up a world where a gift is a curse, politics are deadly and the road to hell is paved with good intentions.
***We have a winner! Congratulations to @arcticbookss who’s getting Assassin’s Heart by Sarah Ahiers!******