Review: A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder by Holly Jackson

An addictive YA crime thriller with endless twists and turns. A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder Summary The case is closed. Five years ago, a schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up…

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Review: The Island by Olivia Levez

An incredible exploration of a troubled teen’s mind as it’s put through its paces in the most unlikely of situations. The Island Summary Frances is alone on a small island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. She has to find water and food. She has to survive. And when…

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Review: The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood

Contemporary novel about loss and grief with a splash of sci-fi that just didn’t quite work for me. The Square Root of Summer summary This is what it means to love someone. This is what it means to grieve someone. It’s a little bit like a black hole. It’s a…

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Review: The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones

Excellent premise with an incredible non-linear narrative, but The String Diaries leaves too many unanswered questions and, honestly, has a bit of a crappy ending. The String Diaries summary (Goodreads) A family is hunted by a centuries-old monster: a man with a relentless obsession who can take on any identity.…

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