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Book Review: Jar of Hearts, by Jennifer Hiller

I won a copy of Jar of Hearts, by Jennifer Hiller, on Goodreads. The book came in the mail with some bling. In with the book was a small glass jar, and a handful of candy hearts. Classy, Ms. Hiller. Classy. While I planned to read and review the book regardless, this little bit of […]

Book Review: Closer Than You Know, by Brad Parks

I read  in two sittings Closer Than You Know. From the opening chapter until the last, I just kept turning pages. I needed to know what would happen next. Had to know. Melanie Barrick had a rough childhood. She was put in the system. Her parents a waste of space, using up oxygen. They cared […]

Book Review: PACIFICA, by Kristen Simmons

In 2016, I read, and loved METALTOWN, rating it my favorite book of the year. When I received a copy of PACIFICA to review, I couldn’t wait to dig in. PACIFICA is a YA Dystopian that is different, and unique. The world is a mess. There are basically two types of people. The Haves and […]

Book Review: LIGHT IT UP, by Nick Petrie

Because I won a copy of Nick Petrie’s LIGHT IT UP on Goodreads, I went ahead and ordered the first two books in the Peter Ash series. It was a risk. What if I did not care for Petrie’s writing? I’d be stuck with three books I didn’t want to read. That’s what. Thankfully, that […]

Book Review: POISON, by John Lescroart

Generally, not a fan of reading a book mid-series. Turns out, POISON is like … the 17th in the series? What? Let me put your mind at ease. I have never (and I have no idea why) read John Lescroart before, and I was able to read POISON without having read any of the other […]