Sadie by Courtney Summers (ARC): A Dark and Twisting Thriller with a Unique Format

4.5 stars Raising her little sister Mattie alone hasn't been easy on Sadie, especially in a small town where everyone's focused on keeping their heads above water. Yet, when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's whole world crumbles and she's determined to bring her sister's killer to justice after the police have proven useless. Sadie hits … Continue reading Sadie by Courtney Summers (ARC): A Dark and Twisting Thriller with a Unique Format

Murder? No Biggie!: The Desensitization of Murder in Young Adult Literature

Death. Destruction. MURDER. It's all just a day's work...right? WRONG. Murder & violence in young adult fiction is something that's becoming increasingly more common (especially as characters in books become more and more mature yet remain the same age--another post on this next month), but it seems to shock readers less and less. Yet, as … Continue reading Murder? No Biggie!: The Desensitization of Murder in Young Adult Literature

Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (DRC): Monsters, Murder, and Mayhem

4.5 stars Nita isn't a murderer. She just dissects the bodies of supernatural beings after they've been "acquired" by her mother. But when her mom brings home a live specimen of a scared teenage boy, Nita decides she wants out. Yet saving her mother's victim leads Nita to being sold in his place—because Nita herself … Continue reading Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (DRC): Monsters, Murder, and Mayhem

Love These Books & TV Series? Then Check Out Girl at the Grave by Teri Bailey Black! (+Giveaway & Review!)

Do you love Stalking Jack the Ripper, Gothic or Victorian settings, murder mysteries, and/or giveaways? Then you're totally in the right place! Welcome to the Girl at the Grave blog tour! Today I have a post straight from the awesome author about ten mystery novels or TV shows you'll love if you loved Girl at the Grave (but this … Continue reading Love These Books & TV Series? Then Check Out Girl at the Grave by Teri Bailey Black! (+Giveaway & Review!)

DRC: Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings

2 stars Androma Racella is known as the Bloody Baroness, a powerful mercenary who terrorizes the Mirabel Galaxy. She and her three girl crew upon the ship, Marauder, has a bad mission and they find themselves in a treacherous situation at the mercy of a bounty hunter ex-lover Dax from Andi's past and forced to complete … Continue reading DRC: Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings