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Review of “Stalker” by Lisa Stone

Someone is always watching…

Do you cover your webcam with a sticky note? What about switching your phone off when you don’t need it? In today’s age, with in-home security cameras, things like Alexa and Google Home, and other various technologies that can be used track our every move, how safe, how private, are our lives really? Continue reading “Review of “Stalker” by Lisa Stone”

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Review of “Pretty Girls Dancing” by Kylie Brant

Seven years ago, sixteen-year-old Kelsey Willard went missing never to be seen again, thought to have been kidnapped by the serial killer dubbed the Ten Mile Killer. Now, fourteen-year-old Whitney DeVries has gone missing and an investigation has been launched to find her. New clues and information are found, and old secrets are uncovered and brought to light. Who took Whitney? Was it the same person who took Kelsey? Are the two cases even related? What secrets are the two families hiding behind their polished veneers? In this mystery/suspense/who-done-it, follow Special Agent Mark Foster of the BCI (Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation) to uncover the truth and solve a mystery that has haunted Ohio for over thirty years. Continue reading “Review of “Pretty Girls Dancing” by Kylie Brant”

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Review of “A Monster Calls” By Patrick Ness

“Stories don’t always have happy endings.”

Heart-wrenching. Tear-jerking. Soul crushing. Incredible. This story is all those and so much more. Inspired by Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness has crafted a story that will tear your heart out, stomp on it, and, for good measure, rip it to pieces. It will bring up every sad memory and regret yet apply a soothing balm to an aching soul. This is a book that will completely destroy you but in the most remarkable of ways.

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Review of “Landing” by Laia Fàbregas

I learned about this book thanks to Portal in the Pages, who read it as part of her Around the World Reading Challenge. You can check out her challenge and progress here.

If you were sitting next to someone on a plane, chatting with them briefly before falling asleep, then upon landing discovered that they were dead, how would you react? Well, that is exactly how Landing begins. Continue reading “Review of “Landing” by Laia Fàbregas”