Book Review: Final Girls by Riley Sager

What happens to the last girl left standing after a massacre? The only survivor to a night of horror that left nothing but a trail of blood and lots of dead bodies? She is dubbed a "final girl." This is the premise of the book that follows the life of Quincy, the only survivor of… Continue reading Book Review: Final Girls by Riley Sager

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Upcoming Books: Deadly Cure by Lawrence Goldstone

I received Deadly Cure by Lawrence Goldstone as an Advanced Reader's Copy from W.W. Norton in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! I loved this book. It had a very Sherlock Holmes-ish feel to it. I enjoy a good mystery and this book contained all the proper elements of a classic whodunnit. This book… Continue reading Upcoming Books: Deadly Cure by Lawrence Goldstone

Themed Book Club: September Blue Books

The College, Career, and Coffee Book Club is a monthly book club that meets at the Iredell County Public Library in Statesville, North Carolina. I've talked about the concept of a themed book club here, and it was very well received. If you are local to the Statesville area, STOP BY! Or join the discussion here… Continue reading Themed Book Club: September Blue Books

Book Review: This House is Haunted by John Boyne

The full synopsis for this book can be found here, but the gist of the story is a woman, after losing her father and last remaining family member, moves to the country become governess at the mysterious Gaudlin Hall where a "presence" resides. This book was written by the same author who wrote The Boy in… Continue reading Book Review: This House is Haunted by John Boyne

Book Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

Jaw-dropping. From start to finish, what an adrenaline rush! I had to read this for an online book club and WOW!! At first I hated Claire. I thought her character was flat and I could not feel sympathy for her. But after she is shoved headfirst into the series of unexpected events, and handles it like… Continue reading Book Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

Blog Fest Day 8- Murder in the Stacks

This is a story that is near and dear to my heart because it takes place on the campus of my Alma Mater, Penn State.  This November will mark the 46th anniversary of the mysterious death of Betsy Aardsma, the young grad student whose murder in the stacks of the library was never solved.  Her memory… Continue reading Blog Fest Day 8- Murder in the Stacks