- Jan 21, 2021
Teen Killers Club by
How do you pass up a book with a title this creepy surrounded by bubble gum pink background? Obviously, I didn’t. Signal, a Class A...
- Nov 17, 2020
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
“Whether Picnic at Hanging Rock is fact or fiction, my readers must decide for themselves. As the fateful picnic took place in the year...
- May 6, 2020
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
This week’s spring weather forecast of overcast, slightly chilly, and decidedly not sunny is the perfect time to read The Sun Down Motel....
- Apr 17, 2020
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed
Khayyam's summer is off to a bad start. Her boyfriend Zaid is back in Chicago, posing up a storm with beautiful girls in precarious...
- Apr 8, 2020
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
This was fun. Like watching Investigation Discovery and listening to True Crime podcasts fun. Like the first season of Serial fun. There...
- Mar 17, 2020
The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly by Meredith Tate
This book wasn’t even on my radar until my bookseller friend (Emily from Main Street Books in St. Charles, Missouri) asked O'Daniels and...
- Jun 23, 2019
Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
Monday’s Not Coming tells the story of Claudia, who comes home from a summer away at Gramma’s house to find that her best friend is...
- Sep 26, 2018
Sadie by Courtney Summers
I could not stop listening to this audiobook. It’s 8 hours long and I finished it in a day because I. Could not. Stop. Listening. If...
- Mar 27, 2018
Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
This book is just FUN (as long as your idea of fun is a super-dark, sometimes shockingly violent, psychological thriller). Told in a...
- Jan 5, 2018
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie is a no-nonsense type of writer- she's sparse, void of flowery language and overly descriptive sentences; she just tells...
- Dec 6, 2017
Little Monsters by Kara Thomas
This whodunnit will keep you guessing until the end but the author cleverly gives enough clues that the mystery is definitely solvable. ...
- Nov 13, 2017
Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee by Mary G. Thompson
I love saying to students, “You’ll love this book! It’s about this girl who gets kidnapped.” And, then we both look at each other,...
- Oct 27, 2017
Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta
In Echo After Echo, Zara’s dream is coming true. She’s only a junior in high school, yet she is cast in her dream role, playing Echo in...
- Oct 18, 2017
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Finally! A new John Green book! John Green fans, rejoice! It’s been since 2012 since we’ve had new JG material. I must warn you,...
- Oct 11, 2017
Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
Wild Beauty is a gorgeous book, saturated in every color imaginable with lush flowers and beautiful gardens as the backdrop to this story...