Category Archives: murder

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus – YA New Book YA F MCM What’s it about:  When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students all four become suspects. It’s up … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Best of 2017!

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Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco About: Stalking Jack the Ripper is a cross between A Taste for Monsters, Frankenstein, and Sherlock Holmes. Audrey Rose will not be held back by silly social ideals that women are meant to … Continue reading

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The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Reviewed by Debbie About: Seventeen-year-old Cassie knows who you are and want you want. She knows what makes you tick. She doesn’t know why she knows these things but she does. She tries not … Continue reading

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The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters

The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters About: A sixteen-year-old biracial girl in rural Oregon in the 1920s searches for the truth about her father’s death while avoiding trouble from the Ku Klux Klan in this YA historical novel inspired … Continue reading

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I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

I am Princess X by Cherie Priest About: Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, sixteen-year-old May is shocked to see stickers, patches, and graffiti images … Continue reading

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Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell

Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell About: “Kit, a seventeen-year-old moral nihilist serial killer, chooses who to kill based on anonymous letters left in a secret mailbox, while simultaneously maintaining a close relationship with the young detective in charge of the … Continue reading

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The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry Set in 1890 rural England. The seven students at Saint Ethelreda’s School for Young Ladies, although very different in both looks and personality, have one thing in common; all are unwanted … Continue reading

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