Book Dares, Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews VERITY

★★★ Genre: Thriller Buy SUMMARY Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at… Continue reading Kayla Reviews VERITY

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Scout and Cellar Wine

The Marsh Queen gets 5 ⭐️ from Becky because it is beautifully written!

The Marsh Queen by Victoria Hartman My first month’s choice from Ardvark Book Club! Love it!!! I loved Victoria Hartman’s writing. It was beautiful and smooth. The Marsh Queen isn’t a page turner in that the suspense is so intense (even though there is suspense) that you have to know what happens next but… Continue reading The Marsh Queen gets 5 ⭐️ from Becky because it is beautifully written!

BOTM, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Humor

Kayla Reviews SIGN HERE

★★★★ SUMMARY Peyote Trip has a pretty good gig in the deals department on the fifth floor of Hell. Sure, none of the pens work, the coffee machine has been out of order for a century, and the only drink on offer is Jägermeister, but Pey has a plan—and all he needs is one last… Continue reading Kayla Reviews SIGN HERE

Fiction, Romance


★★★★★ Are there TWO five-start reviews in one week?! What is Kayla thinking?! SUMMARY Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases—a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the… Continue reading Kayla Reads THE KISS QUOTIENT

Cozy Mystery, Fantasy, Fiction, Magical Realism


BUY ★★★★★ SUMMARY Emme Wynn has wanted nothing more her whole life than to feel like part of a family. Having grown up on the run with her con artist mother, she’s been shuffled from town to town, drawn into bad situations, and has learned some unsavory habits that she’s tried hard to overcome. When… Continue reading Kayla Reviews IN THE MIDDLE OF HICKORY LANE

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller


Buy ★★★★★ SUMMARY One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Abby Winter, something doesn't add up. Looking… Continue reading Kayla Reviews EMMA IN THE NIGHT

Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller


BUY ★★★ SUMMARY 1978: At her renowned treatment center in picturesque Vermont, the brilliant psychiatrist, Dr. Helen Hildreth, is acclaimed for her compassionate work with the mentally ill. But when she’s home with her cherished grandchildren, Vi and Eric, she’s just Gran—teaching them how to take care of their pets, preparing them home-cooked meals, providing… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE CHILDREN ON THE HILL

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller


Buy ★★★ SUMMARY When Paris Peralta is arrested in her own bathroom―covered in blood, holding a straight razor, her celebrity husband dead in the bathtub behind her―she knows she'll be charged with murder. But as bad as this looks, it's not what worries her the most. With the unwanted media attention now surrounding her, it's… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THINGS WE DO IN THE DARK

Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews THE SHADOWS

BUY ★★★★★ SUMMARY You knew a teenager like Charlie Crabtree. A dark imagination, a sinister smile--always on the outside of the group. Some part of you suspected he might be capable of doing something awful. Twenty-five years ago, Crabtree did just that, committing a murder so shocking that it’s attracted that strange kind of infamy… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE SHADOWS