Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Synopsis:  Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fifth grade, when they bonded over a shared love of E.T., roller-skating parties, and scratch-and-sniff stickers. But when they arrive at high school, things change. Gretchen begins to act…different. And as the strange coincidences and bizarre behavior start to pile up, Abby realizes there’s only one … Continue reading Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Review: Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott

Synopsis:  The town of Rotherweird stands alone – there are no guidebooks, despite the fascinating and diverse architectural styles cramming the narrow streets, the avant garde science and offbeat customs. Cast adrift from the rest of England by Elizabeth I, Rotherweird's independence is subject to one disturbing condition: nobody, but nobody, studies the town or … Continue reading Review: Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott

Review: The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle

Synopsis: Should you find yourself in need of a discreet investigation into any sort of mystery, crime or puzzling circumstances, think of Jesperson and Lane . For several years Miss Lane was companion, amanuensis, collaborator and friend to the lady known to the Psychical Society only as Miss X - until she discovered that Miss … Continue reading Review: The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle

Review: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

Synopsis: From internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier, a riveting drama of a pioneer family on the American frontier 1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck – in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from … Continue reading Review: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier