Mystery/Thriller

Review: After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

My Review: An Unexpected But Brilliant Read Calling this the most unique novel I’ve ever read would be the understatement of a century. I went into this novel thinking that the concept was cool – two different writers are … writing about … each other… I had to read it. I’m so glad I did. The Pros: What worked for…

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Literary Fiction, Science Fiction

Review: Goldilocks by Laura Lam

When I requested this book, I had a feeling it would be out of my comfort zone. I don’t read many books that take place in space but I couldn’t resist the thriller/horror vibes it was giving me. My Review: Emotionally-Charged, and Engaging as Hell While this book initially gave me thriller vibes, it is definitely more of a character-driven…

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Contemporary (Teen)

Review: The Burning by Laura Bates

My Review: Important Message, Not-So-Great Delivery A strong feminist novel with witches? I was so excited to read this novel! Instead, I got a mess. The Pros: What worked for me I liked the main character of the story. Her fears, her anxiety, her behaviour … it all made sense and it made me really understand her and empathize with…

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Contemporary (Teen), Mystery/Thriller (Teen), Romance (Teen)

Review: The Truth About Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown

My Review: Raw, gritty, and emotionally-charged Trigger warning: . I don’t like reading many novels around grief. But this one was written so well and I really cannot praise it enough. The Pros: What worked for me This story covers some hard-hitting topics but does it with the proper gravitas. The way the author describes the grief Sydney feels was…

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