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Category Archives: Penguin
Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Pintail (June 25, 2013) ISBN-10: 014318749X Source: Library copy John Morgan and his wife, Anna, are excited to start their next adventure in life as new teachers in a Yup’ik Eskimo village in remote Alaska. While wary and anxious, they both see it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Sure, it will take […]
Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The; First Edition edition (June 18, 2013) ISBN-10: 1594205388 Source: Personal copy Imagine a world in which a few words can illicit a response from an individual, relinquishing their ability to resist commands. That world is real. In an exclusive school outside of Arlington, VA, students aren’t taught […]
Review: Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense by Sarah Weinman
Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Penguin Books (August 27, 2013) ISBN-10: 0143122541 Source: Publisher We’re all familiar with modern bestselling crime fiction authors like Gillian Flynn and Tana French, but before them were a host of trailblazing women writers who paved the path for others like them. In Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. The featured title this week is The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood: Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (July 30, 2013) ISBN-10: 0143123866 Source: Publisher In the summer in 1986, two eleven-year […]
Hardcover: 512 pages Publisher: NAL Hardcover (August 6, 2013) ISBN-10: 0451414187 Source: Publisher Two months ago Cal Weaver’s teenage son, Scott, died in a tragic accident. The grief Cal and his wife, Donna, have endured is forcing them apart. His obsession in learning what really happened that fateful evening has consumed Cal. He uses his […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. The featured title this week is The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey: Age Range: 12 and up Hardcover: 480 pages Publisher: Putnam Juvenile (May 7, 2013) ISBN-10: 0399162410 When the first wave hit, it […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured title is Children of the Underground by Trevor Shane: Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: NAL Trade; 1 edition (April 2, 2013) ISBN-10: 0451239296 Source: Publisher In this follow up to Children of […]
Hardcover: 480 pages Publisher: Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition (February 7, 2013) ISBN-10: 0399160876 Source: Publisher Brewster, Rhode Island is your average small town. The majority of the residents were born there and will likely die there, their roots to the tight-knit community are strong. In a matter of a few days, however, numerous […]
Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Pintail; Reprint edition (December 31, 2012) ISBN-10: 0143186817 Source: Publisher Meena is the youngest of six daughters raised by a widowed mother. Her family, native of India, continues to hold on to many of their culture’s customs. A young woman in her last year of high-school, Meena struggles to continue to honor tradition while living […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. The featured book this week is The Watcher by Charles Maclean: Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reissue edition (September 25, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0143122517 Source: Publisher Martin Gregory rushes to catch the […]