Genre: Mystery

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

This was a step outside of my usual circle of genres for me. I like forensic stuff and I’m a huge fan of the show Dexter, but this was the first thriller/murder mystery I’ve ever read (unless you count Deadly Cool, which I don’t). Like a typical crime scene setup, there were some gruesome scenes in this book – so if you’re really squeamish, I probably wouldn’t recommend it. Those scenes didn’t exactly go into depth and detail and they […]

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Review: Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday

Review: Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 12, 2012 | 6 Comments

What a quick and fun read! I devoured this one in a single sitting. It kept me guessing – I just wanted to finish it as soon as possible to find out who the heck the killer was!   Hartley had a witty voice and I enjoyed reading her sarcasm. I found myself smiling or giggling to myself regularly at the snarky and creative things she said. I loved her journey through solving the clues – the trouble she gets into […]

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Review: The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman

Review: The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

I must say I kinda waffled when it came to rating this one. I had a bit of a love/hate relationship going with this  book, alternating between being intrigued and bored out of my freakin’ mind. My attention span wandered and I couldn’t connect to the characters at all, which really dragged the story down for me. A few times I considered giving up, but I’m glad I didn’t. The last 20% or so made up for the rest. When […]

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