Adult Fiction book review

The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben

Every time I read a Harlan Coben novel, it surpasses the previous one and becomes my new favorite. The Boy From the Woods was no different. Harlan is amazing at hooking the reader very early and then delivering nonstop thrills until the final pages turn. And then the whiplash of surprise at the very end… Continue reading The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben

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Crucible by James Rollins

The latest title in the fast-paced adventure/thriller Sigma Force series, Crucible, will be available from William Morrow on January 22, 2019. Well-known skilled Sigma operatives Monk, Gray, Kowalski, Painter, Seichan, Kat, and Lisa are back for another action-packed race against time. The subject matter of artificial intelligence (AI) is both timely and terrifying to readers.… Continue reading Crucible by James Rollins

Adult Fiction book review

My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd

Originally published in Library Journal, February 2018. Readers meet Venus Black, age 13, in 1980 Washington state, as she is locked up in juvenile detention after a horrific event involving her stepfather Raymond. Her father died when she was 5, and soon after Inez, her self-absorbed mother, married Ray. The only positive aspect of their… Continue reading My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd

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Here and Gone by Haylen Beck

Here and Gone tells the tale of a mother's worst nightmare: someone taking her children and no one believing her. They were here with her one minute and gone the next. And now fingers of the townspeople and the law are pointing at her. She was desperate to leave her abusive husband and set out… Continue reading Here and Gone by Haylen Beck

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Starr Fall by Kim Briggs (Book Review & Giveaway)

As a thank-you to readers, author Kim Briggs, has generously donated a copy of Starr Fall to giveaway to one lucky person. To be entered in the giveaway, please leave a comment on this post by Friday, March 24th, 2017. Winner will be notified by email. ***** Preparing to take an entrance test for the… Continue reading Starr Fall by Kim Briggs (Book Review & Giveaway)

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Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

This book is set to be published on September 29, 2015. I raced through this book so quickly because the story line was fast-paced even though it jumps back and forth between past and present tense. It is definitely a nail biting, up-all-night-after-reading kind of scary suspense novel. Karin Slaughter has an uncanny knack of… Continue reading Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter