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Burntown by Jennifer McMahon - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780385541367
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Published: Doubleday - April 25th, 2017

Another Vermont based mystery from the author of The Winter People and The Night Sister! McMahon weaves past and current family tragedies together into a fast-paced and suspenseful page turner. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Cthulhu Casebooks: Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows by James Lovegrove - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781783295937
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Published: Titan Books - November 15th, 2016

The brilliance of Holmes combined with the dark and cosmic feel of Lovecraft makes for a delightful mash-up. The first in a series. I cannot wait for the next installment! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062497772
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Published: Harper - March 21st, 2017

What begins as the search for a missing wife and mother turns into a psychological thriller that sneaks up on the reader in a splendidly disturbing way. I couldn't put this book down! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Hike by Drew Magary - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780399563850
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Published: Viking - August 2nd, 2016

Meet Ben. Ben is a pretty happy guy. Then he goes on a hike. What follows is a Twilight Zone worthy adventure in a surreal and terrifying world that is hell-bent on making sure Ben doesn't make it home. Featuring demons, giant insects, actual giants and a profane talking crab! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Lyndsay Faye - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802125927
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Published: Mysterious Press - March 7th, 2017

A fabulous collection of Holmes storied written by a member of the Baker Street Irregulars and other Holmes Societies. Not to be missed! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson - Book Review

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By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Introduction by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780143039976
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 31st, 2006

Family tragedies have an unsettling way of unfolding under Shirley Jackson's pen. They simmer until their full horror boils over. A classic! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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