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The Roses of May by Dot Hutchison ~ Fiction Book Review

This book picks up shortly after where the previous book, The Butterfly Garden, ended. Same special agents, even a few of the same girls from the previous book, but this one has an entirely new main character, new mystery, and … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison ~ Fiction Book Review

Every once in a while a book comes along that makes you say, “Wow.” It stuns and amazes and leaves you slightly breathless. You find yourself thinking about it when it’s not in your hand, longing to finish the tales … Continue reading

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The Good Neighbor by A.J. Banner ~ Fiction Book Review

The writing was good, the pacing was fast, and the mystery was . . . a mystery. This book was quick and simple, but it kept my attention and kept me guessing until the end. I wasn’t a huge fan … Continue reading

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Truly Madly Deadly by Hannah Jayne ~ Fiction Book Review

I have some mixed feelings about this book. I liked the writing, and I liked the story. It was fast paced, witty, and, although I did suspect the culprit, it wasn’t entirely predictable. The author did a good job of … Continue reading

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Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine ~ Fiction Book Review

This book was the change in a tide of what seemed like an insufferably long string of duds. It left me wondering who this author was, and where she’d been all my life. Not that it’s the most spectacular thing … Continue reading

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Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson ~ Fiction Book Review

This author’s The Kind Worth Killing was fantastic. Like, super awesome, wish I had written it first fantastic, even though it lost the teeniest bit of steam in the end. In this one, the author mastered suspense and atmosphere. If … Continue reading

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You by Caroline Kepnes ~ Fiction Book Review

Um . . . so that just happened. Interesting. In the beginning, I thought it was addicting, but at times it became a bit much. I needed some space. This one was an interesting journey, definitely fresh, and I’m glad … Continue reading

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The Girl from the Sea by Shalini Boland ~ Fiction Book Review

I’d give the plot of this book an A, the execution a B-. Despite a fresh, original premise, the character’s internal dialogue was so repetitive at times that it was annoying. Even though most chapters ended with a tasty cliffhanger, … Continue reading

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Pig Island by Mo Hayder ~ Fiction Book Review

A thrilling mystery mixed with a dash of horror? At first, I wasn’t sure, but my opinion quickly changed to, “Yes, please!” This is a novel by Mo Hayder, after all, who, true to form, delivers a brutal tale that … Continue reading

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Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica ~ #Fiction #Book #Review

Well, you can’t love them all. I heard a lot of hype about this author and decided to check her out. The book was well written, suspenseful, and kept me reading. That said, something about it really pissed me off, … Continue reading

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