Review of “Death on the Nile” by Agatha Christie

Summary: The tranquility of a lovely cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything – until she lost her life. Who is also on board? Christie's great detective Hercule Poirot is on holiday. He recalls an earlier …

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Review of “Harley Quinn Black + White + Red”

Summary: For the first time in print, 19 short tales of Gotham City’s craziest clown princess are presented in nothing but black, white, and bold splashes of red. See how Harley’s story unfolds in worlds beyond the DC Universe, in the alternate timelines of Batman: White Knight, Harleen, and the Harley Quinn animated series! Witness …

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Review of “Chlorine Sky” by Mahogany L. Browne

Summary: A novel-in-verse about a young girl coming-of-age and stepping out of the shadow of her former best friend. She looks me hard in my eyes & my knees lock into tree trunks My eyes don't dance like my heartbeat racing They stare straight black hot daggers. I remember things will never be the same. …

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Review of “One of Us is Lying” by Karen McManus

*This is one of the first full reviews I wrote, and it's on one of my favorite books. Later this year, I will be posting a full article on my current thoughts on Karen McManus and her books. Summary: Pay close attention and you might solve this.On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk …

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Review of “Beyond the Bright Sea” by Lauren Wolk

Summary: Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift on a small boat when she was just hours old, Crow's only companions are Osh, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their fierce and affectionate neighbor …

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Review of “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert for the category "A Fairytale or Myth Retelling in a Modern Setting." While this is exactly a retelling of a fairytale, I thought it was close enough to work, especially because it was one I was eager to read.  For …

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