Camden, NJ, 1948. When 11 year-old Sally Horner steals a notebook from the local Woolworth's, she has no way of knowing that 52 year-old Frank LaSalle, fresh out of prison, is watching her, preparing to make his move. Accosting her outside the store, Frank convinces Sally that he’s an FBI agent who can have her … Continue reading RUST AND STARDUST BY T. GREENWOOD: The Truth Behind Lolita
Violence in the small, suburban town of Highbone, Long Island, is escalating, and best friends Joan and Daisy are finding themselves in the center of it. Joan has always been fascinated by the inner workings of living things: dogfish, eels, stingrays. But the more she sees of life outside her microscope, the more she realizes … Continue reading HOW WE LEARNED TO LIE BY MEREDITH MILLER || Book Review & Giveaway!
Cecilia Wilborg has it all--a loving husband, two beautiful daughters, and a gorgeous home in an affluent Norwegian suburb. And she works hard to keep it all together. Too hard... There is no room for mistakes in her life. Even taking home a little boy whose parents forgot to pick him up at the pool … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW || THE BOY AT THE DOOR BY ALEX DAHL
Spinning Silver is far more than the Rumpelstiltskin retelling it was marketed as. Although, we can find elements of the fairy tale peppered in the book – greed and vanity, the power of names, cold-hearted demons, and a dying kingdom – Spinning Silver, still stands out as a whole new world of its own. Miryem … Continue reading From Silvered Words to Five Golden Stars: FIVE REASONS I LOVED SPINNING SILVER BY NAOMI NOVIK
When freelance journalist, Crystal Nguyen, heads to South Africa, she thinks she’ll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National Geographic, while searching for her missing colleague. But, within a week, she’s been hunting poachers, hunted by their bosses, and then arrested in connection with a murder. And everyone is after a briefcase full of money that … Continue reading Blog Tour || DEAD OF NIGHT BY MICHAEL STANLEY