Tag: mystery

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Trigger warnings: child sexual abuse, pedophilia, addiction I was completely unprepared for the journey that Sadie would take me on. It was intense and uncomfortable, and the story built up to such emotional end that I have to admit I spilled a few tears at the closing lines of the novel. It covers an incredibly important topic, […]

November 9, 2018 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
White Night Review & Giveaway: #LoveOzYA with Family Secrets & an Environmental Cult

White Night Review & Giveaway: #LoveOzYA with Family Secrets & an Environmental Cult

Gently, calmly and quietly, White Night lures you in with a false sense of security and before you know it, you’re hooked. From the mystery surrounding the idyllic community of Eden, to Bo’s parents and their secrets, there’s a lot to unpack while reading this intriguing mystery about family and cults. Close family dynamics The novel […]

April 5, 2018 | 17 Comments
Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham Review – More LoVe

Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham Review – More LoVe

Where would Neptune be without Veronica Mars, the righteous blonde PI? A lot of women would be in trouble, that’s for sure as Veronica goes after a predator who has raped and abused a young woman at Neptune Grand. Reminiscent of what Veronica has experienced in the past, we can understand why she would be emotionally […]

May 15, 2015 | 20 Comments
All Fall Down by Ally Carter Review: Not About Spies

All Fall Down by Ally Carter Review: Not About Spies

There is one thing I need to say about this book: All Fall Down is not about spies, political espionage or global conspiracy. These things are over-emphasised based on its setting of foreign embassies. What it’s actually about, is a girl suffering from PTSD after witnessing her mother’s murder 10 years ago who clearly needs closure. There is a […]

February 9, 2015 | 46 Comments
The Thousand Dollar Tan-Line by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham Review: We Want More Logan!

The Thousand Dollar Tan-Line by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham Review: We Want More Logan!

This makes me miss Veronica Mars so bad. It was one of my favourite shows when it first came out and I just loved the snarky blonde detective and the handsome bad boy Logan *googly eyes*. Thankfully, after the success of the kickstarter for the movie, it seems like fans really want more Veronica Mars. There’s […]

November 28, 2014 | 21 Comments