Killing November by Adrianna Mather Adventure Historical Fiction Horror Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) November was enjoying her quiet life in Pembrook when, without warning, she is shipped off to the most peculiar boarding school. Instead of Language Arts and Math, it’s poisons and weapons. November already hates this school, but when a student is murdered, November must find out who it is before she is … Read more
The Raft by S.A. Bodeen Adventure Suspense Realistic Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The book “The Raft” is my favorite book. I felt that I was actually in the story because of the words. This girl is in a rush to go back to her home. She knows the pilot, so he lets her in. Nobody knew she was there. The plane crashed and she is by herself on … Read more
Kalahari Corpus #3 by Jessica Khoury Adventure Romance Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book was action-packed! Full of adventure and thrill. A group of teens arrive in Africa for different reasons, but don’t expect to find a deadly disease or be chased by poachers, scientists, and bounty hunters. I loved the romance, even if it was very little.
Low Men in Yellow Coats (novella) by Stephen King Mystery Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) I was a little disappointed. I thought for Stephen King’s books would captivate me from the very beginning. I had to push through, hoping to get to something interesting. I finally got there. He did give amazing detail on the Low Men. I could clearly see it in my mind’s eye.
The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller Adventure Historical Fiction Romance Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Elodie Buchanan is the eldest of 10 daughters in a family that’s being torn apart by her plant collector father’s continued absence. Unspeakable things happened to him on his last trip to China and he remains haunted and broken in his apartment at Kew gardens. When his employer threatens to take everything they own to recoup … Read more
Wildcard sequel to Warcross by Marie Lu Mystery Romance Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) When Emika Chen learns that Hideo has created an algorithm that allows him to control the minds of anyone who uses his NeuroLink, she breaks off their relationship and turns to Zero, the mysterious entity who attempted to sabotage the Warcross Championships. He knew what Hideo was going to do, and now he has another plan … Read more
The Unidentified by Rae Mariz Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) Katey (kidzero) goes to one of the Game schools (hers is for 13-17 year olds) – created, funded, and managed by corporate interests that closely monitor the consumer behaviors of their students and test out new products on them while gamifying their education. By now, most of the students only care about popularity, number of friends/people subscribed to their streams, … Read more
Slated Slated trilogy #1 by Teri Terry Dystopian Mystery Romance Science Fiction Suspense/Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Kyla is one of the Slated – her memories have been erased to give her a clean slate and she’s just been given clearance to go home with a new family. As part of her contract, she must wear a monitoring bracelet (a Levo) that measures her mood – if she drops below a certain level, … Read more
Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf Fairytale Fantasy Horror Romance Supernatural Suspense/Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) When Zera’s family was murdered by bandits, she alone was saved – by a witch (Nightsinger) – who turned her “Heartless” by removing her physical heart and placing it in an ensorcelled jar. Heartless have some wonderful abilities due to their ties to their witches (they can’t die, and their wounds heal almost instantly), but they … Read more
Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom written by Terry Blas & Molly Muldoon illustrated by Matthew Seely Graphic Novel Horror Mystery Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Teens attending a summer camp for weight loss are witnesses to the grisly murder of one of their senior counselors. When they learn that the camp director is either knowingly or unknowingly covering up the truth about what really happened, they decide to launch their own … Read more