Review: You’re Next by Kylie Schachte (Non-Spoiler)

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Title: You’re Next by Kylie Schachte
Genre: Thriller/Mystery
Pages:  464 Pages
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson Presents 
Published: July 7th, 2020

Trigger Warnings:  Queer character death at the beginning (not a spoiler, in the synopsis), violence, domestic abuse.   

 

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Review: The Companion by Katie Alender

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My rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Pages: 448
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Published: August 25th 2020

Trigger Warnings: Mental Health Issues, Parental Abuse, Body Horror, Some Gore

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“Lies pile up. And then they bury you.”

I admit I was drawn in by the cover, it’s freaking creepy.  I had no idea what the book was about, I just knew I needed to read it.  I’m also up for just about anything horror, even in the YA field – where it’s pretty lacking.  I am happy to say The Companion was a twisted good time.

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ARC Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

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My rating:
 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: Adult Mystery
Pages: 384
Pacing: Normal
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published:  August 6th, 2019

 

 

 

When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss—a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten—by the luxurious “smart” home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and by this picture-perfect family. What she doesn’t know is that she’s stepping into a nightmare—one that will end with a child dead and herself in prison awaiting trial for murder.
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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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My rating:
 5 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA Fantasy
Pages: 456
Pacing: Normal
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Published: June 4th, 2019

Trigger Warnings: Loss of a loved one, PTSD nightmares, violence, anxiety and threats of being institutionalized.

 

 

All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. She hopes to become a warden, charged with protecting the kingdom from their power.

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SUMMER BOOK HAUL!!

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This haul is long overdue, but I’m finally starting to get my shit together and post all the hauls I’ve had over the last couple months – so look out for more! In June, I got it in my head that this year I’m going to start reading some romantic contemporary.  I know – I swear I am not a pod person! I actually don’t have a ton of experience with light contemporary because I’ve never taken much of an interest in it till recently.  In June, I went to my local bookstore – Indigo/Chapters and they had a good sale going – buy three books and get one free, so obviously I had to go nuts and spend a couple hundred dollars I didn’t have because I have zero self-control.

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Don’t Say a Word by Amber Lynn Natusch Blog Tour SIGN UPS!

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Hey Blogger Friends! TBR and Beyond is so excited to announce that we are hosting our very first blog tour for the upcoming YA release Don’t Say a Word, which releases on September 17th, 2019.  I have personally read this book and it was such a fun ride! This is the sequel to Dare You to Lie. Continue reading “Don’t Say a Word by Amber Lynn Natusch Blog Tour SIGN UPS!”

Arc Review: Swipe Right For Murder by Derek Milman

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My rating:
 5 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA Thriller
Pages: 336
Pacing: Fast
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Published:  August 6th, 2019

 

Trigger Warnings: homophobia (challenged), terrorism, mass murder, talk of suicide, cutting, cheating, grief.

 

Still time to pre-order Swipe Right for Murder now!
Amazon/ Barnes and Noble/ Indigo / Book Depository

For more details on pre-order offer go HERE.  US only – ends August 5th, 2019.  Great pack, get yours now!

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On the run from the FBI.
Targeted by a murderous cult.
Labeled a cyber-terrorist by the media.
Irritated texts from his best friend.
Eye contact with a nice-looking guy on the train.
Aidan has a lot to deal with, and he’s not quite sure which takes top priority.

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