City of the Lost by Kelley Armstrong (Casey Duncan #1) Review

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Publication: January 2nd 2016
Publisher:  Sphere
Pages:  352 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery, Contemporary, Adult
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

I was given an ARC of the second book in the Casey Duncan series, A Darkness Absolute, to review from the publisher. Since I hadn’t read the first one, I decided to read it first so that I could fully understand the book I was asked to review.

I am now convinced that Kelley Armstrong can write anything. Paranormal teen romance? She’s got you covered. Fantasy? Been their done that. Contemporary? Hell yeah! And now she can write mystery and thrillers. Continue reading

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Review: The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund

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Publication: June 14th 2016
Publisher:  Knopf
Pages:  768 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Horror, Psychological, Adult
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤

If you asked me to describe this book in two words, it would be this: Fucked Up. While those two words definitely sum up certain parts of the novel, it doesn’t even begin to sum up the novel as a whole. Continue reading

Review: Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. J.K. Rowling)

coePublication: October 20th 2015
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Pages: 492 pages
Source: Christmas Gift (thanks Dad!)
Genre: Adult, Fiction, Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Detective, Contemporary
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

My Thoughts

I swear, each new book in the Cormoran Strike series is better than the last. While I wasn’t too engrossed in The Cuckoo’s Calling I was completely obsessed with The Silkworm and the same goes for Career of Evil. Unlike most mystery series, the stories don’t follow the same formula each time (murder, questioning, sleuthing, solution), each book differs from the last making each new mystery new and exciting. Continue reading