A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, Holly Jackson

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, Holly Jackson

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson is a fast-paced thriller that kept me hooked from page one. With a closed case that still has loose ends,  a trail of puzzling clues, and a clever main character who is willing to do some investigating of her own, this one has many of my favourite mystery elements. The multimedia format makes this story even more immersive, and it is the perfect read for fans of true crime. Continue reading

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig is a retelling of The 12 Dancing Princesses with a dark twist. Containing ghostly visions, mysterious balls that last all night, and a main character who is determined to uncover the truth behind her sister’s deaths, this one has all the makings of a dark and atmospheric story. Those looking for a unique and immersive fairytale retelling will not want to miss this one. Continue reading

Love & Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean

Love & Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean

Love & Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean is an entertaining journey through England in a scavenger hunt that is based on British Literature. I loved the idea of classics guiding the characters’ travels, and the main character’s unique problem-solving skills are entertaining to read about. As each challenge in the scavenger hunt makes classic literature more enjoyable and encouragers the characters to think about the stories as more than words on a page, this is a great read for both book lovers and more reluctant readers. Continue reading

Review: Places We’ve Never Been by Kasie West

Review: Places We've Never Been by Kasie West

Places We’ve Never Been by Kasie West is a sweet story revolving around a summer RV trip between two families. Featuring childhood best friends who reconnect, a relatable main character, and family secrets, this book is a recipe for a heartwarming read. Fans of Kasie West will not be disappointed in her latest novel, and for the uninitiated, this is the perfect road trip book for those looking for a cute summer contemporary. Continue reading