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Monthly Archives: May, 2016

The Story Traveler by Max Candee

I rated this book 3 out of 5 stars. I received this book free from NetGalley. Haley Spade is a 15 year old who, after her parents die and her … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

I rated this book 2 ½ out of 5 stars A vicious fifteen-year-old “droog” is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick’s … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Wicked Boy (The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer) by Kate Summerscale

I rated this book 2 out of 5 stars I received this book free from Netgalley. In the summer of 1895, brothers Robert Coombes (13 years old) and Nattie Coombes … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

I rated this book 5 out of 5 stars A coming of age story, Charlie is a freshman who is shy and intelligent beyond his years but also socially awkward. … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham

I rated this book 4 out of 5 stars. I received this book free from NetGalley. Seven people might have murdered Eric Crowther, the mysterious recluse who lived in the … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

I rated this book 2 out of 5 stars. So I decided to add some classics to my reading rotation this year. I didn’t want to read books that I … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

I gave this book 2 out of 5 stars. When I was in high school all those years ago, we had 3 English teachers who taught 3 separate Literature classes. … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Spirit Chaser by Kat Mayor

I rated this book 4 out of 5 stars I received this book for free from NetGalley. Austin Cole is the star of the hit TV show Spirit Chasers Investigations, a … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Karma’s A Bitch (A Pet Psychic Mystery #1) by Shannon Esposito

I rated this book 4 out of 5 stars. Karma is a Bitch is the first installment of the Pet Psychic series by Shannon Esposito. Darwin, the main character, moves to … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Latent Psychic: A Tarot Card Mystery (A Tarot Card Mystery #1) by Ashley Carrillo

I rated this book 3 out of 5 stars. Tasha Costerman finds a deck of Tarot cards on sale when her roommate Lauren and her visit their favorite book store. … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment