Makani Young was forced to leave her life behind in Hawaii after a terrible accident. She now lives with her grandmother in Osborne, Nebraska---basically, a giant corn field, the most boring place on the planet. That is, until Makani's classmates started turning up dead. And not just dead---horribly, disgustingly mutilated. Makani and ...
On a seemingly normal evening, Alex and his son Max chase their cat into the neighbor's back yard, then through his open back door. What they find changes everything: their neighbor, dead, in the bathtub. What first looks like suicide begins to seem like murder as new information is ...
I'm here with (you guessed it!) another binge-worthy Netflix series recommendation. What more could you ask for? You're welcome. The show I want you all to go out and watch rightnow is Dark. This series isn't brand new. It debuted on Netflix back in December and was immediately hailed as the "adult" Stranger Things. Well, I'm certifiably [...]
Albert Ellingham ran a free school for the gifted, a magical place for high school juniors and seniors who just weren't getting the attention they needed in the public school system. But not just anybody could get in---you had to appeal and ... Continue reading
Misty Marie Kleinman grew up poor, sitting on a cigarette-burned shag carpet with her hippie waitress mother, drawing beautiful houses in a perfect town on a gorgeous island. In art school, she met the man who would make her ... Continue reading
Title: Jaws Author: Peter Benchley Series: n/a Publisher: Bantam Publication Date: February 1974 Genre(s): Horror, Thriller, Adult fiction, Classics Opening Line: The great fish moved silently through the night water, propelled by short sweeps of its crescent tail. The Synopsis The small town of Amity, located on Long Island, depends on the summer people for survival. In the winter, [...]
Title: Olivay Author:Deborah Reed Series: n/a Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication Date: July 2015 Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Opening Line: Those who saw what happened that morning never said a word about Will's long stride when he walked down the sidewalk, or the way his legs bowed slightly with every step. The Synopsis Olivay’s entire life changed in a single [...]
Title: 52 Likes Author: Medeia Sharif Publisher: Evernight Teen Publication Date: January 2015 Rating: 2 stars Opening Line: "No!" *I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 52 Likes is the first novel from Medeia Sharif that I've read, and I'm glad I received a copy through NetGalley so I didn't have [...]
Title: The Girl on the Train Author: Paula Hawkins Publisher: Riverhead books Publication Date: January 2015 Rating: 4.5 stars Warning: This review contains slight spoilers. I reveal a little more information about the plot and the characters than the summary on the back of the book. Today was the absolute perfect day to read: gray skies, [...]