Review

Crooked Kingdom

“Sometimes,” said Kaz, “a proper thief doesn’t just take. He leaves something behind.” Crooked Kingdom has been one of my most anticipated releases of 2016 ever since I finished it’s brilliant predecessor Six of Crows. Luckily, I was not disappointed. Leigh Bardugo manages to take all of the stunning characterization, wonderful romance, and intricately plotted… Read More Crooked Kingdom

Review

The Killer in Me

Margot Harrison’s debut The Killer in Me was an atmospheric and well-written mystery, but ultimitely it wasn’t anything especially memorable or life-changing, which is especially disappointing given the creative premise. Every night, 17-year-old Nina Barrows sees through the eyes of a serial killer named “The Thief.” Unwilling to watch any more innocents die, Nina embarks… Read More The Killer in Me

Review

Never Missing, Never Found

Sometimes it may look like someone is doing something bad, or evil, but when you look more closely at the situation, you realize that whatever’s happening may not be so bad or evil after all. It may be warranted. Maybe even good. I’ve said before that Amanda Panitch one of my favorite YA mystery authors… Read More Never Missing, Never Found

Review

The Problem with Forever

Forever was something we all took for granted, but the problem with forever was that it really didn’t exist. The Problem with Forever is an emotional and eye-opening book. The story is simple yet powerful, and reminds us that no matter how bad we think we have it, others have suffered worse. Mallory grew up… Read More The Problem with Forever

Review

With Malice

Why is they say that you always hurt the ones you love? Because you know exactly how to do it. With Malice is not a bad book by any means – it’s gripping and it keeps you on your toes from start to finish. But I can’t help but compare it to other YA mysteries… Read More With Malice

Review

Outrun the Moon

Tragedy can give the pot a good shake, not only causing the good bits in us to float to the surface, but the nasty bits, too. Maybe it’s better to skim off the nasty parts and let them go. I read Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky and found it extremely entertaining and well-written, so… Read More Outrun the Moon