February 2018 Wrap-Up

Happy March, y'all! Even though February is my birthday month, I'm not all that sad to see it go, because this is when I start getting impatient for warmer weather to come back to Chicago. But I did manage to read eight books during the shorter-than-normal month, so that's a bright side! I've also decided … Continue reading February 2018 Wrap-Up

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Book Review: Piper by Jay Asher and Jessica Freeburg

Long ago, in a small village in the middle of a deep, dark forest, there lived a lonely, deaf girl named Maggie. Shunned by her village because of her disability, her only comfort comes from her vivid imagination. Maggie has a gift for inventing stories and dreams of one day finding her fairy-tale love. When … Continue reading Book Review: Piper by Jay Asher and Jessica Freeburg

Book Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion... Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she … Continue reading Book Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Book Review: Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

One stormy summer night, Olive and her best friend, Rose, begin to lose things. It starts with simple items like hair clips and jewellery, but soon it’s clear that Rose has lost something bigger; something she won’t talk about. Then Olive meets three wild, mysterious strangers: Ivy, Hazel and Rowan. Like Rose, they’re mourning losses—and … Continue reading Book Review: Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

Book Review: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Anna Fox lives alone, a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times—and spying on her neighbors. Then, the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, and their teenage son. The perfect … Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn