Friday Finds #8: January 13, 2017

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Friday Finds (a feature originated from Jenn at Books and A Beat) is a feature that showcases the most interesting books that I have encountered during the last week and have added to my TBR wish list on Goodreads.

I am constantly adding titles to my never-ending TBR list and I can’t wait to share them with people.

Check out my newest and most wanted additions (or editions?…see what I did there!)

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Friday Finds #7: January 6, 2017

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My first Friday Finds post (a feature originated from Jenn at Books and A Beat) of 2017! This feature showcases the most interesting books that I have encountered during the last week and have added to my TBR wish list on Goodreads.

I am constantly adding titles to my never-ending TBR list and I can’t wait to share them with people.

Check out my newest and most wanted additions (or editions?…see what I did there!)

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Book Review: The Beautiful Dead (Belinda Bauer)

Screen Shot 2017-01-06 at 6.53.55 AM.pngEve Singer, a TV crime reporter, makes her living off of death; the more grisly, the better. When a rampant serial killer contacts her, to help “advertise” his “exhibitions”, Eve finds herself in a catch 22. Although she welcomes the opportunity to be the first at each gory crime scene, she soon realizes the killer has developed an obsession other than murder. Her.

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Book Review: The Bird Eater (Ania Ahlborn)

Screen Shot 2017-01-05 at 7.10.26 AM.pngTwenty years ago, Aaron’s aunt, his main caregiver, passed away unexpectedly in her home (known as Holbrook House), leaving him alone. After his seven-year-old son passes away in an accident, he finds himself back to her home in Arkansas as he tries to deal with his own grief and his addictions.   Once he arrives back home, he hears stories and rumors of what has been happening at Holbrook House.   Aaron doesn’t believe in the paranormal but begins to change his tune when he begins to see a strange boy everywhere he goes.   As Aaron becomes more paranoid, begins experiencing visions and having strange dreams, whatever is happening at Holbrook House seems to be getting stronger….will Aaron be able to fight his own demons to stay alive or will what is happening in Holbrook House consume him?

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Book Review: I’m Travelling Alone (Samuel Bjork)

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A six-year-old girl found dead and hanging from a tree in the woods. She is wearing doll’s clothing and has an airline tag hanging around her neck with words reading, “I’m traveling alone”. Enter seasoned police investigator, Holger Munch. He takes it upon himself to motivate the brilliant Mia Kruger, who has been off dealing with her personal demons, back to the force to help on the case.  As they investigate, it soon becomes clear that both Kruger and Munch have a connection to the case; will they be able to stop the perpetrator before another girl is taken?

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Friday Finds #3: December 9, 2016

screen-shot-2016-11-25-at-9-09-29-amSo I’ve decided to take up a weekly feature on Clues and Reviews.  So fun!

I saw this awesome feature on It’s All About Books.  Apparently, it originated from Jenn at Books and A Beat.   One of my blogging buddies, Renee at It’s Book Talk also participates.  I loved the idea of this one; this feature showcases the most interesting books that I have encountered during the last week and have added to my TBR wish list on Goodreads.

I am constantly adding titles to my never-ending TBR list and I can’t wait to share them with people.

Check out my newest and most wanted additions (or editions?…see what I did there!)

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Book Review: Dark Water (Sara Bailey)

screen-shot-2016-11-29-at-6-56-41-amHelena returns to her childhood home to help care for her ailing father. Once she arrives, she is forced to reconnect with people and face memories that she has spent a lifetime forgetting.   After a tragic accident, ending with the loss of her best friend (Anastasia), Helena has spent her entire life dealing with the repercussions. No one really knows what happened that night at sea…. the only thing that was for sure, was that Helena was never the sameDark Water, the debut novel by Sara Bailey, has got to be one of the most unique “thrillers” that I have read all year.   The genre of this book is very hard to place.   This one was surely not a fast paced thriller or a complicated “whodunit” mystery but, instead, read as an intense and psychological portrait, a coming of age tale that was laced with tragedy. I thoroughly enjoyed this novel.

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