A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder (Mini-Reviews/Thoughts)

I wouldn't say that I'm the biggest mystery fan. If I went to a bookstore or library, a mystery is probably not the first book that I'm going to pick up and take home with me to read. That being said, I have read them on occasionally and a little bit more frequently in recent … Continue reading A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder (Mini-Reviews/Thoughts)

Morbius

Title: MorbiusRelease: 2022Rating: PG-13Stars: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Jared Harris Morbius, played by Jared Leto, grew up with a blood disorder that will eventually kill him at a young age. Determined to find a cure, Morbius obsessively researches blood infusions using various types of animal blood to connect with his missing DNA parts. Things take … Continue reading Morbius

The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor

The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor. Photo by Ashley French 2022 Title: The Trouble With TuckAuthor: Theodore TaylorPublished: 1981 (Dell Yearling) Summary Helen loved her dog Tuck from the moment he was placed in her arms as a puppy. A loyal dog who was her best friend and protector, the two of them went … Continue reading The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Someone said this cover reminded them of Stranger Things. I never saw it, so does it? Photo by Ashley French 2022 Title: My Best Friend’s ExorcismAuthor: Grady HendrixPublished: 2016 (Quirk Books)Genre: Horror Summary Abby Rivers and Gretchen Lang have been best friends since fourth grade. But when they were sophomores in high school, something strange … Continue reading My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Layla by Colleen Hoover

Title: LaylaAuthor: Colleen HooverPublished: 2020 (MontlakeGenre: Thriller/Paranormal Leeds is part of a band that is playing at a wedding when he meets Layla. They fall in love and move in together. But when an enraged obsessed fan shoots Layla, things aren't the same. Desperate to get back to normal, Leeds rents the mansion where they … Continue reading Layla by Colleen Hoover

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Title: JawsAuthor: Peter BenchleyGenre: Fiction: ThrillerPublished: 1974 (Ballantine Books) Plot When a man eating shark moves in off coastal town of Amity, police chief Brody and various townsfolk must make difficult decisions on whether or not to keep the beaches open and risk losing potential revenue while trying to figure out how to get rid … Continue reading Jaws by Peter Benchley

American Royals by Katharine McGee

American Royals by Katharine McGee is written on the basis that when George Washington defeated the British in the 1700's, the new American people proposed that he become the new American monarch. 200 years later, the descendants of Washington are on the throne and Beatrice Washington, the eldest daughter is going to become the first … Continue reading American Royals by Katharine McGee

Verity by Colleen Hoover

Title: VerityAuthor: Colleen HooverGenre: Suspense/Mystery/ThrillerPublished: 2018 (Grand Central Publishing)Series: No Plot Lowen Ashleigh, a small time writer on the brink of financial ruin, accepts a job to finish writing famous author Verity Crawford's successful book series. When she moves into her and her husband Jeremy's house to do research into Verity's writing style, Lowen finds … Continue reading Verity by Colleen Hoover