Thoughts on : My Siter Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

Thoughts on : My Siter Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

My Siter Rosa by Justine Larbalestier Audio narration : David Linski Genre : YA, contemporary Stand alone About the Book  : What if the most terrifying person you know is your ten-year-old sister? Seventeen-year-old Aussie Che Taylor loves his younger sister, Rosa. But he’s also certain that she’s a psychopath—clinically, threateningly, dangerously. Recently Rosa has been making trouble, hurting things. Che is the only one who...

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Thoughts on : One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Thoughts on : One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus Audio narration : Kim Mai Guest , MacLeod Andrews , Shannon McManus , Robbie Daymond Genre : Mystery, YA Stand alone About the Book  : Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal,...

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Thoughts on : The Child by Fiona Barton

Thoughts on : The Child by Fiona Barton

The Child by Fiona Barton Genre : Mystery Stand alone About the Book  : As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it s a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but at a loss for answers, she can only pose a question: Who is the Building Site Baby? As Kate investigates, she unearths...

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Review : Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Review : Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty Pages : 352 Genre : Sci-fi Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : A space adventure set on a lone ship where the murdered crew are resurrected through cloning to discover who their killer was — and the secret to their mission. It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood. At least, Maria had never experienced it. She had no memory of how she died. That was also new;...

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Review : Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Review : Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough Pages : 320 Genre : Psychological Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 3/5 About the Book  : Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she’s thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very...

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Review : What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan

Review : What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan

What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan Pages : 384 Genre : Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : In a heartbeat, everything changes… Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It’s an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry—until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already...

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Review : I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

Review : I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh Pages : 384 Genre : Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : On a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street . . . I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from...

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Review : This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

Review : This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

This is Our Story by Ashley Elston Pages : 320 Genre : YA, Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Five went in. Four came out. No one knows what happened that morning at River Point. Five boys went hunting. Four came back. The boys won’t say who fired the shot that killed their friend; the evidence shows it could have been any one of them. Kate Marino’s senior year internship at the district attorney’s office...

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