Title: Ninth House
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Release Date: October 8, 2019
Book Source: Hardcover
“Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug-dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. In fact, by age twenty, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s thrown her life away. But at her hospital bed, Alex is offered a second chance: to attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities on a full ride. What’s the catch, and why her?
Still searching for answers, Alex arrives in New Haven tasked by her mysterious benefactors with monitoring the activities of Yale’s secret societies. Their eight windowless “tombs” are the well-known haunts of the rich and powerful, from high-ranking politicos to Wall Street’s biggest players. But their occult activities are more sinister and more extraordinary than any paranoid imagination might conceive. They tamper with forbidden magic. They raise the dead. And, sometimes, they prey on the living.” – Amazon
Just go buy Ninth House. Read it. And thank me later.
Really! You’re still here. Fine, I’ll give you what you came for, but it’s gonna be short and sweet.
If you enjoy occult, magick, or secret society novels, this one is for you.
If you enjoy supernatural fantasy, this one is for you.
If you enjoy mysteries with a supernatural vibe, this one is for you.
If you enjoy The Magicians by Lev Grossman, either the books or the TV series, this one is for you.
If you enjoy the Charley Davidson series by Darynda Jones, this one is for you.
Now go and read Ninth House.
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