A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson : smart, fun and addictive! Review

Synopsis The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it.But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the murder, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure. When she chooses the case as the […]

The Diviners by Libba Bray. Audiobook Review. I am so happy to have found a new series! #AudiobookChallenge2020

Synopsis Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his […]

Sadie by Courtney Summers. Is the hype deserved? Yes but …

Synopsis Sadie hasn’t had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she’s been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie’s entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is […]

Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy: Review

A bad deed will always come bite you back or when revenge is savage. Synopsis Beautiful. Perfect. Dead.In the peaceful seaside town of Cape Bonita, wicked secrets and lies are hidden just beneath the surface. But all it takes is one tragedy for them to be exposed. The most popular girls in school are turning […]

Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp: review

Nerve racking with an oppressive mood. Synopsis Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska. When Corey moves away, she makes Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return.Just days before Corey is to return home to visit, Kyra dies. Corey […]

YA Review: Too Shattered for Mending by Peter Brown Offmeister Gritty litterary mystery.

“The missing link between Looking for Alaska and Winter’s Bone,” says Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King. A gripping—and gritty—literary mystery that shines a light on rural poverty. “Little” McCardell is doing all he can just to keep it together after the disappearance of his grandfather “Big” and the arrest of his older brother, JT. He’s looking out for his younger […]