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Six Stories

SIX STORIES Written by Matt Wesolowski Published by Orenda Books, June 1, 2017 My star rating: 2.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: 1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an Outward Bound center. Verdict? Misadventure. But not... Continue Reading →

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A House at the Bottom of a Lake

A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE Written by Josh Malerman Published by This Is Horror, October 21, 2016 My star rating: 3.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Both seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. It sounded like the perfect first... Continue Reading →

Beneath The Sugar Sky

BENEATH THE SUGAR SKY (Wayward Children #3) Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, January 9, 2018 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Beneath the Sugar Sky returns to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children. At this magical boarding... Continue Reading →

One Of Us Is Lying

ONE OF US IS LYING Written by Karen M. McManus Published by Delacorte Press, May 30, 2017 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High... Continue Reading →

Every Heart A Doorway

EVERY HEART A DOORWAY Written by Seanan McGuire Published by Tor, April 5, 2016 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children No Solicitations No Visitors No Quests Children have always disappeared under the right... Continue Reading →

Horrorstor

HORRORSTOR Written by Grady Hendrix Published by Quirk books, September 23, 2014 My star rating: 3.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring wardrobes, shattered... Continue Reading →

Final Girls

FINAL GIRLS Written by Riley Sager Published by Dutton, July 11, 2017 My star rating: 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS:        Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the... Continue Reading →

Hidden Bodies

HIDDEN BODIES Written by Caroline Kepnes Published by Emily Bestler Books, February 23, 2016 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past ten years, this thirty-something has buried four of... Continue Reading →

Marina

MARINA Written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon Published by Little Brown, July 22, 2014 (Originally published in Spain in 1999. Translated and published in Canada in 2014) My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In May 1980, fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly... Continue Reading →

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