Season two of criminology dives into a mostly unknown case–that is, until the 40-year unsolved case was solved all of a sudden in 2018. The Golden State Killer, also known as the East Area Rapist and the Original Nightstalker, is guilty of over 100 break-ins, over 50 rapes, and at least 12 murders.
Why this book?: Now that I’m back to reading, I’ve decided that I need to make progress on the various books I have from NetGalley that I haven’t sent back feedback on. This is one of them, mainly due to it’s graphic content that I wasn’t expecting.
I would like to thank the people at Wildblue Press for allowing me to have an advance copy of this book via NetGalley.
Logan’s fathers are best known for their paranormal ghost hunting TV show. What many people don’t know about them, though, is that they are both from the same small down in Oregon with a mysterious past. When Logan’s fathers return to their small hometown, Logan quickly realizes that there’s more going on then what she was told when she hears about the missing local boy, and their number one suspect …
Quinn and her father just moved to Kettle Springs from Philadelphia after her mother’s death, wanting to make a fresh start. Quinn soon finds herself in the middle of the town’s war between the adults and teenagers, with the adults blaming the kids for everything that has gone wrong. While getting to know her new peers, a masked intruder shows up, ready to get revenge on the high schoolers.
Why this book?: I’m not good with slasher horror movies, but I wanted a scary book and a slasher horror BOOK sounded like exactly what I needed.
CONTENT WARNING for the review: discussed/mentioned gore and violence.
If y’all have been following me for a bit, you might have noticed my absence from the book blogging community. This blog, and my bookish social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram, have been more or less dead for the past few years.
Well, if you didn’t know, I’ve been going to college! And I just graduated in December! So as I work to get this blog back up and running, I wanted to compile a short list of books published during the time I was in college that I want to read ASAP now that I have some freetime.
After moving across country, Skye decides to remake herself in order to fit in and make friends. While Skye soon finds a group of friends to be with, her sister Deirdre is not so lucky, outcasted both by her classmates, and now her sister, who used to spend all her time with her. When Deirdre goes missing, Skye soon realizes that she’d do anything to get her sister back.
Why this book?: Horror always gets me back into reading when I’ve been dealing with a slump, and now that I’ve graduated once and for all, I have a lot of freetime to fill!
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