Tag: mystery

Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff

Wow. This is my first Brenna Yovanoff book. I will definitely be reading the rest of her books based on the strength of Paper Valentine. The writing was excellent and I really loved the story and the main characters. Paper Valentine is a story about loss first and foremost. The main character Hannah has recently lost her best friend Lillian, who essentially starved herself to death. Hannah is not really […]

Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 3 Comments
Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

I am having a really hard time trying to sort out my feelings about this book. The story was beautiful and terrible at the same time – I both loved and hated it in equal measure. Since I finished reading Teeth it has continued to plague my thoughts. I can honestly say it is one of the most hard-hitting, emotional stories I have ever read. It is just really that good. […]

The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

The Madman’s Daughter is based on the novel The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells. This main character in this version is the young Juliet Moreau, daughter of the aforementioned ‘madman’. I confess, I have never read the original, but having seen the two most recent movie adaptations, I am passingly familiar with the story and the setting so was looking forward to this book. Juliet Moreau is a […]