2022 Reading Challenge

2022 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 5 books toward her goal of 260 books.
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Book Review: Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

About the Book

Fresh out of rehab, Mallory Quinn takes a job as a babysitter for Ted and Caroline Maxwell. She is to look after their five-year-old son, Teddy.

Mallory immediately loves it. She has her own living space, goes out for nightly runs, and has the stability she craves. And she sincerely bonds with Teddy, a sweet, shy boy who is never without his sketchbook and pencil. His drawings are the usual fare: trees, rabbits, balloons. But one day, he draws something different: a man in a forest, dragging a woman’s lifeless body. Continue reading Book Review: Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

Excerpt: On a Quiet Street by Seraphina Nova Glass

About the Book

A simple arrangement. A web of deceit with shocking consequences.

Welcome to Brighton Hills: an exclusive, gated community set against the stunning backdrop of the Oregon coast. Home to doctors, lawyers, judges–all the most upstanding members of society. Nothing ever goes wrong here. Right? Continue reading Excerpt: On a Quiet Street by Seraphina Nova Glass

Book Review AND Giveaway: Dark Factory by Kathe Koja

About the Book

Welcome to Dark Factory! You may experience strobe effects, Y reality, DJ beats, love, sex, betrayal, triple shot espresso, broken bones, broken dreams, ecstasy, self-knowledge, and the void. Continue reading Book Review AND Giveaway: Dark Factory by Kathe Koja

Guest Post: Polishing the Treasure: Bringing Marjorie Carter’s Red With Native Blood Series to Publication by Randal Nerhus

Today I’m pleased to introduce you to Randal Nerhus and Marjorie Carter, whose new series – Red With Native Blood – is now available. A Native American seer and shaman pens a powerful YA fiction novel based on a vision of an 1870s Apache battle. And the story behind the story is even more engaging! Enjoy… Continue reading Guest Post: Polishing the Treasure: Bringing Marjorie Carter’s Red With Native Blood Series to Publication by Randal Nerhus

Book Review: Scarlet in Blue by Jennifer Murphy

This was a really excellent story that drew me in with its compelling characters, who were able to hold my attention despite an unfortunate slow-down in the middle that felt a little unnecessarily labored. Continue reading Book Review: Scarlet in Blue by Jennifer Murphy