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A Small Town: A Novel of Crime by Thomas Perry

a small town

3 stars

This is a tense mystery/thriller with an original premise. Continue reading “A Small Town: A Novel of Crime by Thomas Perry”

A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine #2) by David Baldacci

a minute to midnight

4 stars

Another fast-paced, interesting mystery/thriller in the FBI agent Atlee Pine mystery/thriller series. Continue reading “A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine #2) by David Baldacci”

Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert

get a life, chloe brown

4.5 stars

This is an adorable, witty and steamy romantic comedy that you won’t want to put down. Continue reading “Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert”

The Companions by Katie M. Flynn

the companions

2 stars

This was a confusing, lack-luster science fiction book that left me wondering “what the heck did I just read?” Continue reading “The Companions by Katie M. Flynn”

A Dangerous Duet by Karen Odden

a dangerous duet

4 stars

This is a fun, interesting historical fiction mystery set in Victorian London. Continue reading “A Dangerous Duet by Karen Odden”

Stormsong (The Kingston Cycle #2) by C.L. Polk


4 stars

This is the second book in the Kingston Cycle series. I loved the first book, Witchmark, and was very excited when I was given the opportunity to read and review this one. (You can read my review for Witchmark here:…. Continue reading “Stormsong (The Kingston Cycle #2) by C.L. Polk”

The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet

the unwilling

3.5 Stars

This is a dark, violent, haunting fantasy book that won’t be for everyone, but I enjoyed it. Sensitive topics include child abuse and descriptive violence. If you’re looking for a warm and fuzzy YA fantasy book with cross-starred crushes, cute misunderstandings and a happy ending, move along. In fact, I wouldn’t characterize this as YA at all. Continue reading “The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet”

Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

things in jars

4 stars 

I haven’t read a lot of gothic books, mainly because I’m a big chicken and get scared easily. (It’s why I don’t read or review horror books) The gothic books I’ve read aren’t necessarily scary per se, but they can be creepy. There were times in this book when I felt a bit creeped out – which I guess is the purpose, right? SO, job well done, Ms. Kidd! Continue reading “Things in Jars by Jess Kidd”

Children of Virtue and Vengeance ( Legacy of Orïsha #2) by Tomi Adeyemi


3.5 Stars

This is a pretty good second book in a YA Fantasy book series about the fight to bring back magic to a group of people that the Monarchy wants to destroy. Continue reading “Children of Virtue and Vengeance ( Legacy of Orïsha #2) by Tomi Adeyemi”

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