Posts Categorized: Reviews

Jan 09 2018
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Release Day Review for The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

Release Day Review for The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor Published by Crown Publishing Group (NY) on January 9th 2018 Genres: Adult, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Crime Pages: 280 Format: Hardcover Source: Personal Library Buy on Amazon Goodreads

In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one another as messages only they can understand. But then a mysterious chalk man leads them right to a dismembered body, and nothing is ever …

Jan 08 2018
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Review for The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1) by Dylan Young

Review for The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1) by Dylan Young

The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1) by Dylan Young Published by Bookouture on January 19th 2018 Genres: Adult, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Crime, Police Procedurals Pages: 309 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

The Silent Girls: A gripping serial killer thriller (Detective Anna Gwynne Crime Series Book 1)‘Ambulance and police. Something’s happened. I don’t know what. But my little girl.’ A sob choked off the sentence… ‘It’s my daughter.’
 
When a young girl disappears from the edge of the local forest, the Gloucestershire police are convinced she’s been taken by the same killer who stabbed to death beautiful, young Emily Risman eighteen years ago. …

Jan 05 2018
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Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner Published by Berkley Books on February 6th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Fiction, War Times Pages: 400 Source: BookishFirst Buy on Amazon Goodreads

In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could now give their three daughters—Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa—a chance at a better life.

But just months after they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the shores of America. As the pandemic claims …

Jan 04 2018
25

Review for The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Review for The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons on January 9th 2018 Genres: Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction Pages: 352 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

If you were told the date of your death, how would it shape your present?

It’s 1969 in New York City’s Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children—four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness—sneak out to hear their fortunes.

Their prophecies inform their next five decades. Golden-boy Simon escapes to the West Coast, searching …

Jan 02 2018
8

Review for Unraveled (Whiskey Sharp #1) by Lauren Dane

Review for Unraveled (Whiskey Sharp #1) by Lauren Dane

Unraveled (Whiskey Sharp #1) by Lauren Dane Published by Harlequin Books on February 1st 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 384 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

The sharpest ache comes from wanting what you think you can’t have

Maybe Dolan has lived independent, free-spirited and unattached since leaving home at sixteen. Whiskey Sharp, Seattle’s sexy vintage-styled barbershop and whiskey bar, gave her a job and a reason to put down roots. Cutting hair by day, losing herself drumming in a punk rock band by night, she’s got it good.

But a longtime crush that turns into a hot, edgy night with brooding and bearded Alexsei Petrov makes …

Dec 29 2017
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Review for Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt

Review for Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt

Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt Published by MIRA on January 23rd 2018 Genres: Adult, Suspense, Mystery, Psychological Thriller Pages: 336 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

How well do you really know your best friend?

Kat Grant and Alice Campbell have a friendship forged in shared confidences and long lunches lubricated by expensive wine. Though they’re very different women—the artsy socialite and the struggling suburbanite—they’re each other’s rocks. But even rocks crumble under pressure. Like when Kat’s financier husband, Howard, plunges to his death from the second-floor balcony of their South Florida mansion.

Howard was a jerk, a drunk, a bully and, police say, a murder …

Dec 28 2017
14

Review for Markswoman (Asiana #1) by Rati Mehrotra

Review for Markswoman (Asiana #1) by Rati Mehrotra

Markswoman (Asiana #1) by Rati Mehrotra Published by Harper Voyager on January 23rd 2018 Genres: Epic Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 384 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

An order of magical-knife wielding female assassins brings both peace and chaos to their post-apocalyptic world in this bewitching blend of science fiction and epic fantasy—the first entry in a debut duology that displays the inventiveness of the works of Sarah Beth Durst, Marie Lu, and S. J. Kincaid.

Kyra is the youngest Markswoman in the Order of Kali, a highly trained sisterhood of elite warriors armed with telepathic blades. Guided by a strict code of conduct, …