Book Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

It has been hard to escape the hype for Truly Devious, a book that has taken the YA book world by storm, and I was totally taken in by it. I try to not let hype dictate my reading choices -- I so often end up disappointed -- but I was just so curious about this book. I had never read YA crime before, knew that it was the first in a trilogy, and knew that the author is a true crime fan -- that was all. I had one false start with this book because I couldn't get past the main character, however I ended up giving it a try on audiobook and absolutely devoured it.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: 18 October 2019

Hello friends, happy Friday! I, for one, cannot believe we are halfway through the spookiest month of the year. I've read a ton of books this week (I don't know what magical thing happened this week but I'm definitely pleased), and today is the start of the Off the Grid readathon so I should get even more reading done this weekend!

December TBR Strategy

It’s time for one of the most pointless yet enjoyable posts for me -- my monthly TBR!  This was meant to go up on the 1st of December, but due to technical difficulties and laziness...well, it didn't.  Because of this, there are a couple of books on this TBR that I've already read.  You'll have to wait for tomorrow's wrap up to find out what those are!

Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling

Robert Galbraith's debut novel, The Cuckoo's Calling, received moderate success, selling approximatley 1,500 copies (a respectable number for a debut) and boasting blurbs from the Queen of Crime Val McDermid among others.  Of course, when the author's true identity was leaked as none other than J. K. Rowling, sales skyrocketed and Robert Galbraith became a … Continue reading Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling