Book Review: Slade House (David Mitchell)

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Every nine years, when the conditions are just right, the entrance to Slade House can be found. You’ll be invited in and you’ll be so glad. Tickled to be included. You won’t want to leave. And soon you’ll find out that you never will….

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Book Review: Bird Box (Josh Malerman)



Reports on the news speak of people going insane; they are becoming viciously violent, killing themselves and others.   First people assume it’s a hoax, but as they become more frequent and impossible to ignore. Something is out there. Something is making this happen. Five years later, Malorie is alive with two young children. They cannot open their eyes; the children have never seen anything outside of their small, abandoned house.   Malorie needs to travel to safety, it’s their only hope, but to do so, they must travel.

They mustn’t open their eyes.

They must listen carefully.

They don’t know what’s out there…

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Book Review: Dark Matter (Blake Crouch)


Jason Dessen, a physicist, is busy in the monotony of his life. He has a wife and a son. He works in a teaching job that reminds him of what he gave up to start a family. One night, he is abducted and awakens to find himself in an entirely different world. His wife is not his wife. His child is not his child.   Which reality is true? Can he make it back home to what he knows?

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Book Review: A Head Full of Ghosts (Paul Tremblay)



Marjorie is a typical fourteen-year-old girl; she teases her sister, jokes around with her parents and attends school. Soon, Marjorie begins acting strange and exhibiting signs of schizophrenia.   As her symptoms progress and Marjorie becomes progressively more violent and disturbing, the family questions if something more sinister is going on….

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Book Review: The Toy Breaker (Roy Chester)


Children are being abducted from their beds in the middle of the night.   The only thing left at the scene is bits of broken toy clowns.   With no leads, police employ Dr. Hannah Nightingale, a forensic psychiatrist and criminal profiler, to help them in their investigation. As more children disappear, a mass grave is found and the case thickens Hannah finds herself in a race against time to stop “The Toybreaker” before families are shattered….

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Book Review: The Trespasser (Tana French)


The Trespasser, by Tana French, is a police procedural crime thriller that is a part of the Dublin Murder Squad series.   This novel opens with the murder of a young woman. Although it initially appears to be an open/close domestic dispute involving the dead woman’s boyfriend, Detective Antoinette Conway soon realizes something far more sinister is going on…

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Book Review: The Girl With All The Gifts (M.R. Carey)


At 10 years old, Melanie spends her day in monotony.   She is locked up, alone, in a cell; she is only removed from it to be transported to and from her classroom. When they come from her, a gun is pointed at her and she is strapped into a wheelchair so she cannot move. Everyone is deathly afraid of her. Melanie is a special girl.

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Book Review: The Apartment (S.L Grey)


The Apartment by S.L Grey follows a couple (Mark and Steph) who are still reeling after a traumatic robbery. As part of their recovery and attempt to move on, they decide to book a trip to Paris and plan to take part in a house swap with a French couple. Upon their arrival, things are not what they appeared and their nightmare begins…

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