Pride and Premeditation

Lizzie Bennet wants desperately to work for her father’s law firm. Though she assists in proofreading and organizing, she wants instead to solve crimes and actually receive credit for her work, instead of the glory falling upon the dreadful Mr. Collins, who is set to inherit when her father steps down. Mr. Bennet strikes a deal with Lizzie: if she can prove to him that she can . . .

House of Salt and Sorrows

The Thaumas sisters live in a manor by the sea with their father and step-mother. There were 12 girls in all, but now only 8 remain. Ever since their mother died, tragedy seems to strike the family every year. People say the family is cursed. And now that another sister has died, Annaleigh, now second-eldest of the girls, begins seeing her dead sisters’ ghosts. She begins to . . .

Vassa in the Night | book review

Remember my last post, when I said I had a lot of hours at the library this weekend, and I'd probably finish Vassa? Well, I was right. The Synopsis In Brooklyn, the nights seem never-ending. Literally. Ever since a convenient store called BY's planted it's feet (literally -- it stands on chicken feet) in Vassa's working-class…