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My Review of Halloween Party Murder by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis & Barbara Ross

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Title: Halloween Party Murder  Authors: Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis & Barbara Ross  Expected Publication: August 21, 2021  Publisher: Kensington Books Genre: Cozy-Mystery  Pages: 336 Pages  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review:  I am a huge sucker for Cozy-Mysteries. I’ve read a few books from Leslie Meier and since then I enjoyed her writing. I was excited to see this trio of novellas. The first novella was by Leslie Meier. Lucy and her friends are helping a neighbor plan a Halloween Party. At the party the wife of the neighbor is found murdered and the husband becomes the prime suspect. I loved the whole atmosphere lol. The second novella was by Lee Hollis. Haley throws a Halloween Party at her restaurant, now this novella definitely has some great humor.Now at this Halloween Party there is a murder and since everyone is still there no one can leave until they find out who the killer is and what happened. The third novella is  by Barbara Ross. Now I am not familiar with this series but

My Review on A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

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Title: A Good Girl's Guide to Murder  Author: Holly Jackson  Published: May 2, 2019 Published by: Electric Monkeu  Genre: Mystery/ Young Adult  Pages: 433 pages  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review:  So for this book I'd give it a 4/5.  I didnt feel like this book had the wow factor, I enjoyed the book but it wasn't like OMG! I like that this was a reinvestigation type of book, like I enjoyed like where as the reader we did not know where she was going to go with her capstone project but I enjoyed that. I did not enjoy the death of her dog, I hated that part. I also enjoyed all the twist and turns and how all the different trails went in all different directions.  I did not like how unrealistic it was, like by the end of the story there was literally all the bad things that could happen to teenagers if they did not behave and follow the rules if that makes sense. My favorite character was Pippa! I loved her determination, her intellectual puzzle piecing and I loved how she knew

My Review of The Nature of Witches by Rachel Griffin

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Title: The Nature of Witches  Author: Rachel Griffin  Published: June 1, 2021  Published by: Source Fire Books Genre: Fantasy/ Young Adult  Pages: 362 Pages  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review:  So, this one was definitely something different! I enjoy the whole fantasy and especially novels about witches so, this was right up my alley! Each witch has their powers based on a season of the year (winter, spring, fall or summer), but our MC is an Ever witch. Being a Ever witch gives Clara the power to pull powers from any season. This power scares Clara because she is constantly afraid that she won't be able to control her powers and is afraid because she doesn't want to hurt anyone that she loves. What was good about this book: The whole atmosphere of the book, I loved that it covered climate issues. The love story. Paige the loyal friend who had her back. I loved the school vibes, I have been looking for something extra like this since I have been missing Harry Potter lol All of the

My Review of Bury the Lead by Mischa Thrace

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Title: Bury the Lead  Author: Mischa Thrace  Published: June 10,2021 Published by: BHC Press  Genre: Young Adult/ Mystery  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 228 pages  Review:  I enjoyed this tremendously! So growing up my grandfather would share a Sherlock Holmes radio show as well as read me snippets about it so I am now a Sherlock Holmes fan so this was right up my alley! Now that the main character is obsessed with Sherlock Holmes that was like icing on the cake for me lol. The story follows Kennedy who is an ace detective and she is using the Sherlocks techniques to try and solve a trend of teens that were dead and missing dating back to her high school. Other than some of the characters could have been more brought out like explained more of a background and such I think the author did a spectacular job with this story! It was well written and while I dont think Kennedy is on par with Sherlock she knew how to get the information that she needed. Although Kennedy was the narrator an

My Review of The Killer's Shadow The FBI'S Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer by John E Douglas

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Title: The Killer's Shadow The FBI'S Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer  Authors: John E Douglas & Mark Olshaker  Published: November 17, 2020  Published by: Deystreet Books  Pages: 304 pages  Genre: True Crime/ Non-fiction  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review:  This story is interesting but it doesn't reach the bar that I have gotten used to with any John Douglas book. Now this story follows Douglas as he is trying to profile a guy who has a real knack for murdering africanamerican people as well as interracial couples. As well as caucasian females who say that they prefer african american or jamicain men. The killer also made sure that everyone knew how he felt about jews as well. Franklin grew up in a dysfunctional home with a lot of mistreatment and later on he decided that the killings were rooted to his mother in a way. While he was on the hunt for his victims he was pretty good at robbing banks to supply the money needed for his targets and his activities. He

My Review on Deliver Us: Three Decades of Murder and Redemption in the Infamous I-45/Texas Killing Fields by Kathryn Casey

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Title: Deliver Us: Three Decades of Murder & Redemption in the Indamous I-45/ Texas Killing Fields  Author: Kathryn Casey  Published: January 27, 2015 Published by: Harper  Genre: True Crime/ Non-fiction  Pages: 352 pages  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐  Review:  This author did an amazing job! She covered many cases and then she  covered them well! She did an amazing job by covering the victims, many times when reading a true crime novel it's all about the perpetrator and the crimes. But, this book gave insight into the victims. Showed that they were actually people and they did have families, friends and lives of their own before their lives were taken tragically too soon from all of these girls/women! Over three decades more than 20 women/young girls disappeared and many of their bodies were found, they disappeared on a 50 mile stretch between Houston and Galveston. They were savagely beaten, raped, strangled, or shot. Some of these cases were solved because many cases were not so

My Review on Couple Found Slain After a Family Murder by Mikita Brottman

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Title: Couple Found Slain After a Family Murder  Author: Mikita Brottman  Expected Publication: July 6, 2021  Publisher: Macmillan Audio & Henry Holt.& Company  Genre: True Crime/ Nonfiction  Pages: 256 pages  Raiting: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review:  To say that this book was an eye opener would be definitely selling the book short! This follows Brian Bechtold from before his  parents were murdered to after he murdered them and his stay in the mental facility. While this story is definitely an eye opener on a lot about the mental health industry I am not quick to make judgements on anything in this particular story because there is soo much going on in it. Do I think that Brian was held in the mental facility because some psychiatrist were on a power trip, yes I do. Did Brian handle things in the best way, no he did not handle them in the best way. What I hated about this story is how powerless Brian was. Anything he said or did was used against him, like literally twisted and used a