May 3, 2016

Frustrated. Irritated. Incredulous.


These are the three words that come to mind as I write a review for Frayed by Kara Terzis. It has been a long time since I felt so strongly about a book. I disliked characters and the plot itself so intensely!


I won’t bother to go through a synopsis, because you can read it on GoodReads here. Let’s just get to the review, because I feel close to bursting with sheer frustration! If you had Frayed on your reading list, perhaps I can save you some trouble.



March 19, 2016

As an ardent fan of murder mysteries, harboring an obsession for true crime TV shows (Snapped, Forensic Files, The First 48, etc.), I was excited to receive an early copy of The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas. This story is about as dark and twisted as a YA murder mystery can get!  

Tessa has returned to her hometown of Fayette, Pennsylvania to say good-bye to her estranged father, as he lay dying in prison. She hasn’t set foot in Fayette in more than 10 years, and for good reason. When Tessa wa...

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