There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

★★

Pages: 287   Published: 2017 by Macmillan   Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Thriller

Blurb:

“Makani Young thought she’d left her dark past behind her in Hawaii, settling in with her grandmother in landlocked Nebraska. She’s found new friends and even started to fall for mysterious outsider Ollie Larsson. But her past isn’t far behind. Then, one by one, the students of Osborne High begin to die in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasingly grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and her feelings for Ollie intensify, Makani is forced to confront her own dark secrets”

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A Bargin In Silver (Solis Invicti 1) by Josie Jaffrey

★★★★

Pages: 356   Published: 2015   Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Dystopian

Blurb:

“A deadly infection threatens to wipe out humanity. The only people who can stem its advances are the Silver, a vampiric race who offer a simple exchange: protection in return for blood and subservience. It’s not a deal that Emmy’s willing to make, but as her world burns around her she finds herself in the arms of the enemy and the line between oppressor and saviour begins to blur. After an attack by the infected, Emmy is rescued by the handsome Drew who introduces her to the world of the Silver. Desperate to escape subjugation and confused by her attraction to him, she gathers what remains of her surrogate family and plans to make a break for freedom. But despite her efforts to resist, she is draw further into the intrigues of the mysterious Silver through the agency of their ruler, the Primus: Solomon. Emmy refuses to submit to the cold and detached Primus and an attempt on her life makes it clear that he is unable to protect her from the political machinations of his race. As the connection between them deepens she must choose between her desire and her will to rebel, but can she trust his intentions when everyone is after her blood?” Continue reading “A Bargin In Silver (Solis Invicti 1) by Josie Jaffrey”

IT by Steven King

This review will contain spoilers, you have been warned.
★★★★

Pages: 1166   Published: 2017 by Hodder, Originally: 1986   Genre: Horror

Blurb:

“Derry, Maine is just an ordinary town: familiar, well-ordered for the most part, a good place to live. It is a group of children who see – and feel – what makes Derry so horribly different. In the storm drains, in the sewers, IT lurks, taking on the shape of every nightmare, each one’s deepest dread. Sometimes IT appears as an evil clown named Pennywise and sometimes IT reaches up, seizing, tearing, killing…
Time passes and the children grow up, move away and forget. Until they are called back, once more to confront IT as IT stirs and coils in the sullen depths of their memories, emerging again to make their past nightmares a terrible present reality.”
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The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson

★★★★★

Pages: 210   Published: 2016 by Harper Collins   Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-help, Humor

Blurb:

“A Counterintuitive approach to living a good life. In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger shows us that the key to being happier is to stop trying to be “positive” all the time and instead to become better at handling adversity.” Continue reading “The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson”

The Walking Dead 3: The Fall of the Governor Part 1 by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

★★★

Pages: 245   Price: £8.00   Published: 2013   Genre: Horror, Zombie

Blurb:

“The Governor and uber-villain Phillip Blake has come a long way. Having journeyed from humble beginnings into the dark heart of the zombie apocalypse, he has become the self-proclaimed leader of the small town of Woodbury. But the residents (those who survive) will live to regret the day Blake darkened their doors. For the Governor runs a twisted, violent dictatorship within the town’s ever tightening barricades. Those that manage to breach the defences find only misery within – and a man who is just as terrifying as the zombie menace outside.” Continue reading “The Walking Dead 3: The Fall of the Governor Part 1 by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga”

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5) by Lee Child

★★★★★

Pages: 572   Price: £8.00   Published: 2001 by Bantam Press
Genre: Thriller

Blurb:

“Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband’s in jail. When he comes out, he’s going to kill her. Her family’s hostile, she can’t trust the cops, and the lawyers won’t help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder. Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress.”
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The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4) by Lee Child

★★★★★

Pages: 510   Price: £8.00   Published: 2000 by Bantam Press
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Age 16+
(The Visitor is also called Running Blind in other countries)

Blurb:

“Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common. Both were army high flyers. Both were acquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service. Now they’re both dead. Found in their own homes, naked in a bath full of paint. Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante. A man just like Jack Reacher.” Continue reading “The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4) by Lee Child”