Tag: mystery/thriller

Review: A Madness So Discreet

Review: A Madness So Discreet

This novel is set in historical, 19th century America and delves into the fine lines between what is normal versus what makes one insane.  Set in a time where it takes very little to judge one mad, this book provides an enjoyable “whodunit” premise while making a subtler argument that… Read more »

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Review: Blackbird, Anna Carey

Review: Blackbird, Anna Carey

This was my first foray into reading Anne Carey, I never read the Eve trilogy and this synopsis intrigued me with its mystery/thriller elements. Blackbird is one of those stories which has you as confused as the main character for the entirety of the story and its a breath of… Read more »

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Review: Save Yourself, Kelly Braffet

Review: Save Yourself, Kelly Braffet

Ok, so if you read the jacket blurb on this book it sounds like nothing much happens. I will try to sum it up without giving too much away. Patrick turns his alcoholic father in to the police after he is involved in a hit and run, killing a young… Read more »

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Review: The Storycatcher, Ann Hite

Review: The Storycatcher, Ann Hite

“Her spirit will never rest ‘cause she’s a storycatcher” “A what?” I snorted. “That’s someone who untangles the wrongs plaguing others. Some people are born that way, some are only burdened after they die. You never want to be a storycatcher, Armetta. You spend your life giving things up for… Read more »

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Review: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Michelle Hodkin

Review: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Michelle Hodkin

Overview This book had me hooked. I thought it was suspenseful, horrifying, and full of mystery. What in the world could possibly be happening to Mara? There were times that I was sufficiently creeped out while reading. That is the good stuff; however, this book fell into some of the… Read more »

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Review: One Step Too Far, Tina Seskis

Review: One Step Too Far, Tina Seskis

What would make a woman with a successful career, a happy family and a devoted husband leave it all behind to start a new life? Emily Coleman is running away. She leaves Manchester with nothing but a small suitcase and a little money. Her family receives no explanation. In fact… Read more »

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Review: Hemlock, Kathleen Peacock

Review: Hemlock, Kathleen Peacock

Kyle took a deep breath, like he had picked up on the question I hadn’t asked. That was one of the differences between him and Jason: Kyle always gave just as much weight and consideration to the things I didn’t say as to the things I did. When I first… Read more »

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Review: Night Beach, Kirsty Eagar

Review: Night Beach, Kirsty Eagar

I don’t want romance and stolen kisses and sweetness and hand holding. I want something so big it’s like two planets colliding, with an aftershock that I feel for the rest of my life. Where to start with this book.  This is not a run of the mill Young Adult… Read more »

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Review: Unspoken, Sarah Rees Brennan

Review: Unspoken, Sarah Rees Brennan

“You’re crazy,” said her best friend, Angela, as the bell rang to signal five minutes before the first class on the first day back at school. “They said that about all the great visionaries.”. “You know who else they said it about?” Angela demanded. “All the actual crazy people.” Every… Read more »

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