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She’s Too Pretty to Burn

Reimagining of Picture of Dorian Grey with the ultimate dysfunctional relationships between main characters Veronica, and Mick, as well as best friend Nico. She’s too pretty to burn explores the intersection between love, art, power and violence. Each character struggles with their own life while balancing the growing obsessions that ultimately tumble out of control. …

Rock, Paper, Killers

‘Rock Paper Killers’ is a decent, hypnotic thriller novel. The book is set in Dublin, basedaround 5 teenagers made to attend a summer boarding school to learn Irish. The 5 of themkeep harmful secrets from each other that slowly unveil. All of them end up befriendinganother one’s enemy. These events lead to a cruel death. …

I loved Firekeeper’s Daughter. It was a gripping, fast-paced thriller that is balanced out with slower moments of character development. Firekeeper’s Daughter teaches so much about Ojibwe culture in an interesting way that doesn’t affect the pacing. The characters felt so real and I loved watching Daunis, the protagonist, grow throughout the story. Although I …

The Agathas

This book captured my attention for many different reasons such as why some cases were seen as more worthwhile or beneficial due to things like race, gender, age and class. It truly horrified me that some deaths would make headlines in the papers for days whereas other deaths would be dismissed and forgotten. The book …

The Firekeepers Daughter.

An intriguing but heartbreaking story Firekeepers Daughter reads equal parts YA thriller and equal parts love letter to Ojibwe community’s which have faced the same struggles as those in this book. With a story that teaches you about Native American culture, including traditions, language, history, and the importance of family. It is partially a suspenseful …

A Good Girls Guide to Murder.

This book was so good! There were twists and turns around every corner,shocking new details around every new clue and suspect as we follow Pipwho is trying to solve the close case of Andie Bell and Sal Singh. It wasemotional, shocking, and so very realistic. I could connect with this bookand the characters in different …

All eyes on her

Usually, you only hear one side of the story: that it was a tragic accident which could have been easily avoided. But in this mystery, you get to see the story in every possible way. A searing look at gender roles that is loaded with barded zingers on unfair expectations from the way that society …