Jack Be Quick / Benjamin Thomas

Jack Be Quick / Benjamin Thomas

Title: Jack Be Quick Author: Benjamin Thomas Genre: Fiction, Crime, Thriller, Mystery Publisher: Owl Hollow Press, May 9th 2017 Pages: 305 Synopsis: A picture scrawled in blood pushes paramedic Noah McKeen into a game of hide and seek with someone attempting to honor Jack the Ripper. Tormented and controlled by little white pills and visions of the woman [...]

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It / Stephen King

It / Stephen King

I need to give a huge thank you to Shannon over at Shannon's Shelves for letting me use her wonderful photo to feature this spoiler free review.  Title: It Author: Stephen King Genre: Fiction, Horror, Thriller Publisher: Scribner, January 5th 2016 (first published in 1986) Pages: 1,156 Synopsis: To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine was just [...]

Winter TBR 2017

Winter TBR 2017

It's that time of year again. My palms are curled around a peppermint mocha frappe as I watch the first flakes of the season fall from a gray sky. Starbucks is warm, but just on the other side of the glass blows a chilly winter wind. Books are always on my mind this time of [...]

Turtles All the Way Down / John Green

Turtles All the Way Down / John Green

This review contains very mild spoilers for the sake of discussing multiple aspects of the story.  Title: Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Genre: YA, Realistic Fiction Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers, October 10th 2017 Pages: 288 Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at [...]

In a Dark, Dark Wood / Ruth Ware

In a Dark, Dark Wood / Ruth Ware

Title: In a Dark, Dark Wood Author: Ruth Ware Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press, April 19th 2016 (first published July 30th 2015) Pages: 308 Synopsis: What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Sometimes the only thing to fear… [...]