The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths [review]

The Stranger Diaries - Elly Griffiths

Title: The Stranger Diaries Author: Elly Griffiths Publisher: Quercus [Synopsis] A gripping contemporary Gothic thriller from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries: Wilkie Collins and MR James meet Gone Girl and Disclaimer. Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. As a literature teacher specialising in the Gothic writer RM Holland, she teaches a short course… Continue reading The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths [review]

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Educated by Tara Westover [review]

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House UK [Synopsis] Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills bag.” In the summer she stewed herbs… Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover [review]

Only Child [review]

Title: Only Child Author: Rhiannon Navin Publisher: Pan Macmillan [Synopsis] Squeezed into a coat closet with his classmates and teacher, first grader Zach Taylor can hear gunshots ringing through the halls of his school. A gunman has entered the building, taking nineteen lives and irrevocably changing the very fabric of this close-knit community. While Zach's mother… Continue reading Only Child [review]

These Violent Delights [review]

Title: These Violent Delights Author: Victoria Namkung Publisher: Griffith Moon Publishing [Synopsis] At Windemere School for Girls, one of America’s elite private schools, Dr. Gregory Copeland is the beloved chair of the English Department. A married father with a penchant for romantic poetry—and impressionable teenage girls—he operates in plain sight for years, until one of his former… Continue reading These Violent Delights [review]

The Wrong Child [review]

Title: The Wrong Child Author: Barry Gornell Publisher: Orion [Synopsis] 21 of 22 children in a rural village die in a disaster. By chance, the 'wrong' child, Dog Evans, lives. Crippled with survivor's guilt, his parents abandon Evans to a feral life at the margins. He is shunned by those left behind, for whom his… Continue reading The Wrong Child [review]

Bone by Bone [review]

Bone by Bone by Sanjida Kay

[Synopsis] How far would you go to protect your child? When her daughter is bullied, Laura makes a terrible mistake... Laura loves her daughter more than anything in the world. But nine-year-old daughter Autumn is being bullied. Laura feels helpless. When Autumn fails to return home from school one day, Laura goes looking for her.… Continue reading Bone by Bone [review]