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Book Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Synopsis When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to…… Continue reading Book Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

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Book Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

When five high school students are sent to detention, just four emerge alive. Academically gifted Bronwyn keeps a flawless school record. Rising baseball star Cooper is a popular jock. Homecoming princess Addy would never reveal her insecurities. Bad boy Nate is on probation for illegal activity. Outsider Simon, creator of Bayview High’s gossip app, dies…… Continue reading Book Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

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Book Review: The Shadow Hour by Kate Riordan

In 1878, 21-year-old Harriet Jenner obtains the position of governess at Fenix House. Grieving a family loss, she resolves to adapt to her reduced circumstances and feels a new purposefulness. Unbeknownst to Harriet, her time there will be life-changing. Almost half a century later, Harriet’s granddaughter Grace follows in her footsteps. The once grand house…… Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow Hour by Kate Riordan

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Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Does Gone Girl live up to the hype? To a certain extent, yes. I don’t usually read thrillers, but this is a well-written mystery novel. The Plot On a cloudless summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, Nick Dunne and his wife Amy are preparing for their fifth wedding anniversary. When Nick comes home from work, Amy has suddenly…… Continue reading Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn