Mystery, Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie Agatha Christie is one of the most famous writers in all of history in the mystery genre. This book was first  published in 1934. It has since been reprinted and made into a movie. This proves that Christie's books stand the test of time. In this book,… Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express

Mary Higgins Clark, Suspense, Under Suspicion

Every Breath You Take

Every Breath You Take By Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke This story follows the Under Suspicion  series including Laurie Moran and her successful television series by the same name. This time there is a new on-air host, Ryan Nichols, and her previous host (and romantic partner), Alex Buckley, has left in all aspects of her life.… Continue reading Every Breath You Take

Elememtary/Middle School, Uncategorized


Wonder  by R.J. Palacio Wonder follows the life of August, Auggie, during his first year at a prestigious school. His first year at an school other than homeschooling and to make matters even more high stakes, Auggie is not what others consider to be normal. Auggie has medical issues that have interacted with each other and… Continue reading Wonder

Diane Chamberlain, Suspense

The Silent Sister

The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain   The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly This book follows the life of Riley MacPherson as she goes through her father’s things when he passes away. Her mother had already passed away years earlier and so she travels back to her hometown to go through his things and… Continue reading The Silent Sister

Rachel Caine, Stillhouse Lake, Suspense

Stillhouse Lake

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Wow! All I can say is wow! Even though I wanted to yell at Gwen (Gina) for being stupid at times, overall this story was great. It had a decent pace and moved quicker when the action got going. The story that follows… Continue reading Stillhouse Lake

Paula Hawkins, Suspense

Into the Water

Into the Water  by Paula Hawkins   I eagerly awaited this book by Paula Hawkins. Her other book was great. When I read this one, I saw that it was instantly switching character viewpoints. Each of the beginning chapters is someone new. There were about 10 characters to keep track of. The stories didn't always… Continue reading Into the Water

Fantasy/Supernatural, Ransom Riggs

Tales of the Peculiar 

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs This short book contains an assortment of short stories referenced multiple times in the series, "The Tales." Millard Nullings has taken his favorite stories and compiled them into a book with a few of his owm footnotes and annotations. This book gives a new glimpse into the world… Continue reading Tales of the Peculiar