Thursday, 30 April 2020

A Perfect Scandal

Judul : A Perfect Scandal (Scandal #2)
Penulis : Tina Gabrielle
Tebal : 392 halaman
Penerbit : Elex Media Komputindo

Lady Isabel Cameron tak menginginkan pernikahan dan harta.

Impiannya adalah belajar seni lukis di Paris. Tetapi ayahnya mempertunangkan ia dengan seorang lord yang bila berjalan megal-megol, miskin, dan pendominasi yang selisih umurnya dua kali umur Isabel. Ketika cinta masa kecilnya Marcus Hawksley muncul kembali-tampan, lajang, dan diasingkan dari pergaulan sosial-Isabel merancang cara sempurna untuk meloloskan diri.
Ia akan meminta bantuan Marcus untuk merusak reputasinya.

Sir Marcus Hawksley, pria yang terbuang dari masyarakat.

Marcus sudah mengalami kemarahan masyarakat kelas atas, karena bisnisnya sebagai pialang saham dianggap tak dapat diterima. Tapi ia bukanlah perusak gadis-gadis polos - sampai secara tak sengaja, pendekatan tak patut Isabel membuat gadis itu menjadi satu-satunya saksi atas suatu kebohongan yang dapat menghancurkan hidup Marcus. Dihadapkan pada tuntutan ayah Isabel untuk menikah, Isabel dan Marcus setuju untuk menikah di atas kertas - dan tinggal bersama selama enam bulan sebagai suami dan istri pura-pura. Tapi saat gairah bertumbuh di antara mereka, yang tadinya hanya pura-pura menjadi sungguhan....

The Dream Thieves

Judul : The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle #2)
Penulis : Maggie Stiefvater
Tebal : 450 halaman
Penerbit : Scholastic

Blue didn't mean to fall for the Raven Boys, but she has - and the more her life entwines with theirs, the more dangerous it becomes.

Ronan is the most dangerous of all.

He's the haunted one, the darkest, the most raven.

His dreams invade reality and confuse what is true.

With magic growing stronger around them, now is a time to be wary. Before everything unravels …

Friendships will be tested. Someone will get hurt.

And a kiss will be shared.

Crystal Cove

Judul : Crystal Cove (Friday Harbor #4)
Penulis : Lisa Kleypas
Tebal : 320 halaman
Penerbit : Piatkus Books

Justine Hoffman has made a comfortable life for herself on the island of Friday Harbor. She is the proprietor of a successful boutique hotel, and she has the safe, predictable life she has always wanted. Growing up with her flighty, nomadic mother, Marigold, has instilled in her a deep longing for stability. But in spite of everything Justine has achieved, there is still something missing. Love. And after years of waiting and dreaming, she is willing to do whatever it takes to change her destiny.

What Justine soon discovers is that someone cast a spell on her when she was born, with the result that she will never find her soul mate. Determined to change her fate, Justine finds a way to break the enchantment, never dreaming of the dangerous complications that will follow.

And when Justine meets the mysterious Jason Black, she accidentally unleashes a storm of desire and danger that threaten everything she holds dear . . . because Jason has secrets of his own, and he wants more from her than fate will ever allow.

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

The Girl in the Tower

Title : The Girl in the Tower (Winternight Trilogy #2)
Author : Katherine Arden
Number of Page : 346
Publisher : Del Rey

For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or a life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic...
The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roam the countryside, burning the villages and kidnapping its daughters. Setting out to defeat the raiders, the Prince and his trusted companion come across a young man riding a magnificent horse.

Only Sasha, a priest with a warrior's training, recognises this 'boy' as his younger sister, thought to be dead or a witch by her village. But when Vasya proves herself in battle, riding with remarkable skill and inexplicable power, Sasha realises he must keep her secret as she may be the only way to save the city from threats both human and fantastical...

Dream Lake

Judul : Dream Lake (Friday Harbor #3)
Penulis : Lisa Kleypas
Tebal : 385 halaman
Penerbit : Piatkus

Zoë Hoffman is as gentle and romantic as they come, and when she meets the startlingly handsome Alex Nolan, all her instincts tell her to run. But something about him intrigues Zoë, so she attempts to make Alex open his mind to the possibility that love isn't for the foolish.

Alex Nolan is about as bitter and cynical as they come, battling his demons with the help of a whiskey bottle, until he is visited by a mysterious ghost. Has Alex finally crossed over the threshold to insanity.

The ghost doesn't know who he is, or why he is stuck in the Nolans' Victorian house. All he knows is that he loved a girl once. And Alex and Zoë hold the key to unlocking the mystery that keeps him trapped there.

Friday, 3 April 2020


Title : Steelheart (Reckoners #1)
Author : Brandon Sanderson
Number of Page : 384
Publisher : Ember

David wants Steelheart — one of the Epics said to be invincible, who killed David's father. For ten years, David has studied and planned for revenge. He wants to join the Reckoners. These rebels assassinate the Epics, super-powered tyrants. He has seen Steelheart bleed.

The Black Prism

Title : The Black Prism (Lightbringer #1)
Author : Brent Weeks
Number of Page : 735
Publisher : Orbit

Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live.

When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

The Queen of Nothing

Judul : The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air #3)
Penulis : Holly Black
Tebal : 308 halaman
Penerbit : Hot Key Books

After being pronounced Queen of Faerie and then abruptly exiled by the Wicked King Cardan, Jude finds herself unmoored, the queen of nothing. She spends her time with Vivi and Oak, watches her fair share of reality television, and does the odd job or two, including trying to convince a cannibalistic faerie from hunting her own in the mortal world.

When her twin sister Taryn shows up asking of a favor, Jude jumps at the chance to return to the Faerie world, even if it means facing Cardan, who she loves despite his betrayal.

When a dark curse is unveiled, Jude must become the first mortal Queen of Faerie and uncover how to break the curse, or risk upsetting the balance of the whole Faerie world.

Thursday, 2 April 2020

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Judul : The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #4)
Penulis : Agatha Christie
Tebal : 352 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Roger Ackroyd tahu terlalu banyak. Ia tahu bahwa wanita yang ia cintai meracuni suami pertamanya yang kejam. Ia juga curiga bahwa wanita itu diperas seseorang. Dan kini… wanita itu bunuh diri. Malam itu Roger menerima sepucuk surat berisi informasi yang sangat fatal. Sayang sekali, sebelum ia sempat membaca surat itu sampai selesai, seseorang menikamnya hingga tewas. Hercule Poirot pun terpaksa menunda masa pensiunnya untuk menyelidiki kasus ini.

The Wicked King

Judul : The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)
Penulis : Holly Black
Tebal : 326 halaman
Penerbit : Hot Key Books

You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.

The first lesson is to make yourself strong.

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.

When it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves, Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortal in a Faerie world.