Book Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Rating: 3.5/5 I really really wanted to like this book. Book CWs Character Death/MurderChild Death/Murder (Teens)DrugsAlcoholAnxiety (MC has anxiety)Cliff hanger ending Premise A long time ago, Albert Ellingham founded a Elingham Academy in Vermont as a school for the best and brightest teen prodigies. After the school opened, his wife and daughter were kidnapped by … Continue reading Book Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Book Review: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

Rating: 5/5 A thriller that actually had me on the edge of my seat. Book CWs DeathWidespread InfectionSexismSuspense Premise A military satellite crashes near a small town of Piedmont, Arizona. Almost immediately after it's opened, all of the towns inhabitants suddenly drop dead. After discovering the town's desolation, a protocol known as "Wildfire" is set … Continue reading Book Review: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

Audiobook Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Rating: 5/5 Words cannot express how much I adore this book. Book CWs Character DeathMurderParanormal CreaturesGore Premise Aurora (Rory) Deveaux is an American who, after her parents move to Bristol, begins attending Wexford Academy in London. What she thinks will be a casual study abroad experience turns in to much more when someone begins killing … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Book Review: Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Rating: 4.5/5 I read this book for House Battles and it turned out to be much more than I thought. I was happily surprised! Book CWs DiseaseCharacter DeathAnimal DeathProfanity Premise Raxter School for Girls, a boarding school located on a remote island, is forced into quarantine after a mysterious disease breaks out, infecting and killing … Continue reading Book Review: Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Book Review: Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James (Please Don’t Read This Book)

Rating: 1.5/5 This was the most frustrating thing I've ever read. Book CWs Abuse (physical, sexual, emotional)Sexual AssaultStatutory RapeStalking Premise Anastasia Steele is a senior in college who is just about to graduate. When her friend Kate becomes sick and cannot interview wealthy businessman Christian Grey, Ana steps in to take her place. What Ana … Continue reading Book Review: Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James (Please Don’t Read This Book)

Book Review: The Things She’s Seen by Ambelin & Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Rating: 5/5 I'm not sure I understand what the heck was happening in this book but I completely adored it. Book CWs DeathSupernatural BeingsImplied Torture/Sexual Assault Premise Beth Teller died in a tragic car accident when a truck lost control and plowed into her Aunt Viv's car. Now that she's dead, only her father is … Continue reading Book Review: The Things She’s Seen by Ambelin & Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Book Review: The Last Little Blue Envelope (13 Little Blue Envelopes Sequel)

Rating: 4/5 I liked this a lot more than the previous book. The story kept me interested and the main character was more bearable than before. Book CWs CheatingBlackmailParent abandonmentDeath Premise Last summer, Ginny received instructions from her recently deceased aunt in the form of 13 little blue envelopes. The letters took her through several … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Little Blue Envelope (13 Little Blue Envelopes Sequel)