Friday, December 7, 2018

The Moors

Title: The Moors
Author: Jen Silverman
Publisher: Samuel French
ISBN: 9780573705403

Why Read?: Scriptd

Thoughts: A fascinating modern Gothic absurd play.  The Mastiff and Moor Hen scenes, though, could have been left out.

Rating: 4/5

The Ghost in the Garden

Title: The Ghost in the Garden
Author: H.L. Carpenter
Publisher: Mirror World
ISBN: 9781987976441

Why Read?: Early Review

Thoughts: Cute mystery that is a little darker than most MG mysteries, but still fun to read.

Rating: 3/5

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Give Me Your Hand

Title: Give Me Your Hand
Author: Megan Abbott
Publisher: Hachette
ISBN: 9781549118357
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: The pacing was too slow for a psychological thriller.  And the epilogue just did not fit correctly.

Rating: 2/5

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Somebody I Used to Know

Title: Somebody I Used to Know
Author: Wendy Mitchell
Publisher: Ballantine
ISBN: 9781524797911

Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: A raw, witty, and heart-warming look at young-onset Alzheimer's.  Definitely a must for family members of a loved one with dementia.

Rating: 5/5

Fresh Ink

Title: Fresh Ink: An Anthology
Author: Lamar Giles, Ed.
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 9781524766283

Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Nice mix of YA short stories featuring minorities.  I would have enjoyed it more if the genres were not such a wide range.

Rating: 3/5

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Man Who Came Uptown

Title: The Man Who Came Uptown
Author: George Pelecanos
Publisher: Mulholland
ISBN: 9780316479820
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Story was interesting and moved, but seemed a bit lacking for the genre.

Rating: 3/5