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 “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 “Latte Trouble” by Cleo Coyle

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose Latte Trouble by Cleo Coyle for the category “A Cozy Mystery with a Beverage in the Title.” This mystery follows coffee shop owner Clare Cosi, as she works to solve the crime that occurred during New York Fashion Week in her shop. Can she figure out …

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Review of “A Simple Favor” by Darcey Bell

When I watched “A Simple Favor” starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, it was something that I found thrilling and at times funny. When I discovered that it was adapted from a book, I immediately placed it on hold.  “A Simple Favor” by Darcey Bell follows stay-at-home mom and blogger Stephanie as she tries to …

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Review of “The Inheritance Games” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Similar to the movie “Knives Out,” the book “The Inheritance Games” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is filled with family drama and mysteries galore. The story follows high school student Avery Grambs as she discovers she has received the inheritance of one of the world’s richest men, Tobias Hawthorne. The stipulation? She must live for a …

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Review of “Murder Must Advertise”

Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy Sayers follows Lord Peter Wimsey as he investigates a death at Pym’s Publicity, a London advertising agency. Along the way, he discovers more secrets than expected, and advertising takes a dark turn.  This was the third book I had to read for my English class, Mystery’s Golden Age. Unfortunately, even …

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Review of “The Siamese Twin Mystery”

The Siamese Twin Mystery by Ellery Queen follows the father and son duo of Ellery Queen and Inspector Queen as they stumble upon a mystery on Arrow Mountain. This was the second book I had to read for my English class, Mystery’s Golden Age. Reading this was very interesting. It was very easy to determine …

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