Review #7: Too Hard to Handle by John Perich

Too Hard to Handle is the second in the Mara Cunningham series, the follow-up to John Perich’s debut, Too Close to Miss. In the first book, we are introduced to Mara, who is… Continue reading

Review #6: Dead Weight (Lizzy Gardner Series #2) by T.R. Ragan

Again… what is with the covers of T.R. Ragan’s books?? These are both awful, just like the first ones! I don’t think I’m not a particularly particular cover-person… but Ragan clearly needs a… Continue reading

Review #5: The Dead Man, Volume 1 by Lee Goldberg and William Rabkin

The Dead Man, Volume 1 is a collection of three short novellas: Face of Evil, Ring of Knives, Hell in Heaven (each about 100 pages). They are placed as consecutive chapters, presented as… Continue reading

Review #4: Survival of the Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman

Survival of the Fittest is the thirteenth in the Alex Delaware series by Jonathan Kellerman, released in 1998. It’s certainly lucky number thirteen, as I think this is one of the strongest books… Continue reading

Review #3: Abducted (Lizzy Gardner Series #1) by T.R. Ragan

Abducted is the first in the Lizzy Gardner series by self-published author, T.R. Ragan. When Lizzy Gardner was 15, she was kidnapped by serial killer “Spiderman,” and held hostage for weeks. Through her… Continue reading

Review #2: A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

I’ve long been a fan of the quirkier children’s books. Roald Dahl has always been my favorite. He has a way of putting kids in awful situations and bringing a wacky sense of… Continue reading

Review #1: Mystery by Jonathan Kellerman

Time to start the Cannonball Read again! I must apologize – I’m on a Jonathan Kellerman splurge these days, since his books are available to borrow on Kindle from the local library (if… Continue reading

Review #52: Monster by Jonathan Kellerman

My final review!!!! How thrilling!!! I read a few books that I didn’t review for various reasons, so I’m excited that I still made the 52! I wish I had something more exciting… Continue reading

Review #51: The Uninvited by Liz Jensen

Description from Amazon: A seven-year-old girl puts a nail gun to her grandmother’s neck and fires. An isolated incident, say the experts. The experts are wrong. Across the world, children are killing their… Continue reading

Review #50: The Help by Kathryn Sockett

I bought this book ages ago, right around the time movie came out. I avoided reading it once I’d seen the multiple ads and “hype” for the movie that presented it as a… Continue reading