Category Archives: M Author

Hooray for The Witches of New York

The Witches of New York by Ami McKay

 Genre: Fantasy; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 11 July 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “New York in the spring of 1880 is a place alive with wonder and curiosity. Determined to learn the truth about the world, its residents enthusiastically engage in both scientific experimentation and spiritualist pursuits. Séances are the entertainment of choice in…

One of Us is Lying is an old-fashioned locked-room murder mystery

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

  Genre: Young Adult; Mystery Publication Date: 30 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal,…

Burntown fizzles

Burntown by Jennifer McMahon

Genre: Thriller and Suspense Publication Date: 25 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “A fantastic machine that can reunite the living with the dead. A haunting–and dangerous–legacy that could destroy one family for generations. All families have secrets, but Eva Sandeski’s family has a secret that someone is willing to kill for. Find out…

The Radium Girls shine bright

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Genre: Nonfiction Publication Date: 2 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years…

Girl in Disguise is all about girl power

Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 21 March 2017 Source: Publisher Synopsis from the Publisher: “Inspired by the real story of investigator Kate Warne, this spirited novel follows the detective’s rise during one of the nation’s times of crisis, bringing to life a fiercely independent woman whose forgotten triumphs helped sway the fate of the country. With no…

I See You and I’m not a fan

I See You by Clare Mackintosh

Genre: Suspense and Thriller; Crime Mysteries Publication Date: 21 February 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The author of the New York Times bestseller I Let You Go propels readers into a dark and claustrophobic thriller, in which a normal, everyday woman becomes trapped in the confines of her normal, everyday world… Every morning and…

The Possessions: What does it mean?

The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 7 February 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “In this electrifying literary debut, a young woman who channels the dead for a living crosses a dangerous line when she falls in love with one of her clients, whose wife died under mysterious circumstances. In an unnamed city, Eurydice works…

Shining a light on The Unseeing

The Unseeing by Anna Mazzola

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 7 February 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “A thrilling debut based based on the real case of Sarah Gale, a seamstress and mother sentenced to hang for her alleged role in a shocking murder, bringing together the accused with an idealistic young lawyer assigned to investigate whether she…

Everything You Want Me to Be – A lesson in what not to do

Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

Genre: Fiction; Suspense Publication Date: 3 January 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to the forefront…and she inches closer and closer to…

Book Review – All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

Title: All the Missing Girls Author: Megan Miranda ISBN: 9781501107962 No. of Pages: 384 Genre: Mystery Origins: Simon & Schuster Release Date: 28 June 2016 Synopsis: “It’s been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared from Cooley Ridge without a trace. Back again to tie up loose…