Contemporary, Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

This novel sounded like your usual thriller about two sisters falling apart because of some tragedy and then something brings them back and they solve everything. So my expectations for this novel were not too high. I mean, there have been so many thrillers that have a similar story line that I really wasn’t expecting anything more. Well, let me…

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Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Help For the Haunted by John Searles

I have literally been waiting for this book for close to 7 months, which is a VERY long time. Something about the idea of psychics and demonologists is just so enticing that I can’t help but grab any book on that topic. This novel is no exception. Sylvie’s parents have an unusual career: they are demonologists. Aside from nation-wide conferences…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Black Feathers by Robert J. Wiersema

So I’m not a very smart person. I say this because I spent a big chunk of yesterday reading this novel instead of studying for my upcoming (and very important) test on Tuesday, which I’m now probably going to fail. BUT I JUST COULDN’T STOP READING!!! So at the end of the day, I have no regrets. Cassie has run…

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Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Well by Catherine Chanter

When I first read the teaser about this book, I thought it would be about ghosts and spirits and the like. It certainly had a lot of elements to it that sounded like something supernatural was about to happen. I was planning on reading it in eBook version but I found it in the public library on a whim and…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

I don’t know if you’ve read my post Good Girl but that was Mary Kubica’s first novel! I quite liked that and I was pleasantly surprised to see she had written another one already, so of course I had to read it! Heidi Wood is an extremely charitable woman: she works in a nonprofit organization, brings in stray cats, and is an…

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