Set in the Italian alps, Flowers Over the Inferno, is fast-paced and chilling. Tuti comes from that region and she brings the fictional town of Traveni, a picturesque village that … Continue reading Flowers Over the Inferno by Ilaria Tuti [Book Review]
Violet Hurst's family is a vortex of toxicity. Nearly everyone is a narcissist, liar, or addict, an abuser an enabler, or some combination. After a drug-fueled night that Violet has … Continue reading Book Review: Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas
Quite possibly there's no worst feeling than be watched, scrutinized or stalked. Mr. Tender's Girl captures the nightmare of being observed by a group of online "fans." At fourteen, Alice … Continue reading Book Review of Mr. Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson
Rachel deeply regrets letting her eight-year-old run ahead of her while walking in the woods. Ben Finch disappears, leaving almost no clues except his clothing, which was found near a pond. Britain's … Continue reading Book Review: What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan
This hypnotic novel tells the story of a house, Mortmain House, located in the Welsh Marches, and the people whose lives intersect with its sad history. Mortmain, means "dead hand," … Continue reading Book Review: A Dark Dividing by Sarah Rayne.
Bi-racial January has always felt out-of-place and ignored by her beloved father, Julian, who is a field agent for Mr. Locke, head of the New England Archaeological Society. Julian travels … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
Set in East Texas, this murder mystery looks at crime through the eyes of Texas Ranger, Darren Matthews. Darren's 9/11, as he calls it, was the murder of an … Continue reading Book Review: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke