Tag: Mystery


Review: Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner

Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner (website, Facebook) Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Publication: September 28th 2010 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Audiobook borrowed from library Get your own: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound synopsis from Goodreads Rating: Welcome to the tyrannical city of Jewel, where impatience is a sin and boldness is a crime. […]

Posted 19 June, 2012 by Pushy in Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 20 Comments
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Review and Giveaway – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl (Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble) by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Web) Published June 5, 2012 by Crown Copy provided by publisher for honest review Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement […]

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Review: The Name Of The Star by Maureen Johnson

The Name of the Star (Shades of London #1) by Maureen Johnson (website, Facebook, Twitter) Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mystery, Paranormal Publication: September 29th 2011 by Putnam Juvenile Audiobook borrowed from library Get your own: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound | Audible synopsis from Audible Rating: The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks […]

Posted 5 April, 2012 by Pushy in Blog, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 19 Comments
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Review: Barking Mad by Jamieson Ridenhour

Barking Mad by Jamieson Ridenhour Genre: Historical Paranormal Comedic Mystery Publication: June 6th, 2011 by Typecast Publishing Audiobook purchased by reviewer Amazon (Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook), Typecast Publishing Synopsis from goodreads The year is 1931. The scene is werewolfishly classic English fare. And tonight the moon hangs as full as a royal pie plate in […]

Posted 6 February, 2012 by Pushy in Blog, Pushy, Pushy Book Review, Uncategorized / 9 Comments
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Book Review Shattered Dreams by Ellie James

Shattered Dreams Ellie James (website, twitter) Book I in the Midnight Dragonfly Series Publication: December 6th 2011 by St. Martins Griffin Genre: YA Mystery with paranormal elements copy received from publisher synopsis from goodreads Sixteen-year-old Trinity Monsour wants nothing more than to live a normal life. But that isn’t as easy as it seems. Trinity […]

Posted 14 December, 2011 by Danny in Danny, Danny's Book Review / 2 Comments
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Review: Red Glove by Holly Black

Red Glove by Holly Black Published: April 5, 2011 Links: IndieBound (support an independent bookseller near YOU!) Amazon, Barnes & Noble (available as Kindle/Nook and Audio editions)Audiobook borrowed from the librarySynopsis from Goodreads NOTE: There are spoilers here for those who have not read the first book in the series, White Cat! Curses and cons. […]

Posted 13 December, 2011 by Pushy in Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 7 Comments
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Review and Giveaway: White Cat by Holly Black

White Cat by Holly Black Published: May 4, 2010 Links: IndieBound (support an independent bookseller near YOU!) Amazon, Barnes & Noble (available as Kindle/Nook and Audio editions)Audiobook borrowed from the library Synopsis from Goodreads Cassel comes from a family of curse workers — people who have the power to change your emotions, your memories, your […]

Posted 12 December, 2011 by Pushy in Giveaways, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 36 Comments
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Review: A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

A Great and Terrible Beautyby Libba Bray Published: December 9, 2003Links: IndieBound(support an independent bookseller near YOU!)Amazon, Barnes & Noble(available as Kindle/Nook and Audio editions)Audiobook borrowed from the library Synopsis from Goodreads A Victorian boarding school story, a Gothic mansion mystery, a gossipy romp about a clique of girlfriends, and a dark other-worldly fantasy–jumble them […]

Posted 16 November, 2011 by Danny in / 1 Comment
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Book Review & Giveaway: Never Have I Ever by Sara Shepard

Never Have I Ever by Sara ShepardThe Lying Game #2genre: YA mysteryPublished August 2nd 2011 by HarperCollinsaudiobook received from publisher for reviewamazon (Hardcover, Kindle, Audiobook) synopsis from goodreads: Sara Shepard, the author of the Pretty Little Liars novels, has followed up those top-selling fictions with an even more artfully knotted series. At its center is a […]

Posted 14 October, 2011 by Danny in Danny, Danny's Book Review / 3 Comments
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Book Review & Giveaway: Variant byRobinson Wells

Variant  by Robinson WellsPublished October 4th 2011 by HarperTeencopy received via publisher and author (thanks!)genre: YA mystery-thrilleramazon (Kindle, Hardcover, audiobook) synopsis from goodreads Benson Fisher thought that a scholarship to Maxfield Academy would be the ticket out of his dead-end life.He was wrong.Now he’s trapped in a school that’s surrounded by a razor-wire fence. A school […]

Posted 10 October, 2011 by Danny in Danny, Uncategorized / 10 Comments
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Review and Give-Away: The Twelfth Enchantment by David Liss

The Twelfth Enchantment by David Liss Published: August 9, 2011 Links: IndieBound (support an independent bookseller near YOU!) Amazon, Barnes & Noble (available as Kindle/Nook and Audiobook editions) ARC provided by TLC Tours for a fair and honest review Synopsis from Goodreads Lucy Derrick is a young Regency woman of good breeding and poor finances: […]

Posted 15 August, 2011 by Danny in / 13 Comments
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Review: Dog Tags by David Rosenfelt

Dog TagsAuthor David Rosenfelt (website, goodreads)Publisher: Grand Central PublishingDate Published: August 25, 2010 (Hardcover, Kindle Edition)368 pages (Read the first chapter for free direct to your Kindle or other device) Description:A German Shepherd police dog witnesses a murder and if his owner – an Iraq war vet and former cop-turned-thief – is convicted of the […]

Posted 18 October, 2010 by Danny in / 0 Comments
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Paranormalcy by Kristen White

This is one of those books I wouldn’t have picked if not for the various lovely Book Bloggers or all the awesome reviews on goodreads. I don’t even know why but the synopsis didn’t appeal me … Anyway, let’s jump to the Book of Awesomeness! Paranormalcy by Kristen White  Published August 31 by HarperTeen goodreads […]

Posted 18 September, 2010 by Danny in Uncategorized / 6 Comments
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