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Bad Girlz by Shannon Holmes

Bad Girlz by Shannon Holmes

A book that has been in my ‘pile’ for a while, just waiting to be listened to. For me, delving into stories that feature the underdogs in life, the seamier side of things and the struggles to just stay afloat require the right frame of mind to get into them. Shannon Holmes heads to Philadelphia – the parts that aren’t on the tourist maps with

Bad Girlz

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Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

Blood on Snow: Blood on Snow #1 by Jo Nesbo

Blood on Snow: Blood on Snow #1 by Jo Nesbo

I started reading this book because I want to participate in a crime reading challenge and part 2 of this duology is one of the books listed in the challenge.

It helps of course that it’s from Jo Nesbo and I really like his writing. Please read on for my review of

Blood on Snow

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AudioBook Review ~ Aurora Sky: Aurora Sky Vampire Hunter #1 by Nikki Jefford

AudioBook Review ~ Aurora Sky: Aurora Sky Vampire Hunter #1 by Nikki Jefford

Originally having grabbed this title for one of my teen read slots, I wanted some fantasy to add in the mix. Aurora Sky, the first in Nikki Jefford’s Aurora Sky Vampire Hunter series is really best read or listened to by older teens / mature YA/NA readers.  Please read on for my review of this audio title.

AudioBook Review:

I wanted to mix up the audio a bit and go for a straight vampire saga, and after the first few twists, Aurora Sky fit the bill. Read more of this post

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter: Glasgow Underworld Trilogy #1 by Malcolm Mackay

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter: Glasgow Underworld Trilogy #1 by Malcolm Mackay

This is a bit of a diversion from my usual fare: but the synopsis and buzz on the book could not be ignored.  Malcolm Mackay has written a crime thriller: dark and gritty and OH so fun!

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter

Far from my usual fare, I was attracted to the Glasgow setting of this book, because of family ties to the area.  A rough and tough town, the imagery and world building in this story epitomize the grit hiding in the shadows.  Read more of this post