Kayla reviews SUCH A QUIET PLACE

★★★★★ Genre: thrillerPage count: 352Publication date: July 13,2021 (today!)Buy: Such a Quiet Place: A Novel Summary Welcome to Hollow’s Edge, where you can find secrets, scandal, and a suspected killer—all on one street. Hollow’s Edge used to be a quiet place. A private and idyllic neighborhood where neighbors dropped in on neighbors, celebrated graduation and… Continue reading Kayla reviews SUCH A QUIET PLACE


Kayla Reviews: THE MAIDENS

★★★★★ Hi everyone! Yes, I'm alive. I've taken a bit of a break from blogging for the summer to focus on my writing career (more on that later). I hope you're all doing well, and I'm proud to present Alex Michaelides's newest book. I was given the audiobook from Netgalley in exchange for an honest… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: THE MAIDENS

Cozy Mystery, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller


★★★★★ Genre: Cozy MysteryPages: 304Buy: Class Reunions Are Murder (A Poppy McAllister Mystery) Summary: For fortysomething Poppy McAllister, taking a stroll down memory lane in Cape May, New Jersey, isn’t just awkward—it’s deadly. Newly widowed and stuck in a middle-aged funk, Poppy has been running on cookies, infomercials, and one-sided chats with her cat for… Continue reading Kayla Reviews CLASS REUNIONS ARE MURDER

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller


★★★★★ Genre: ThrillerPages: 209Publication date: August 2020Buy: Once Two Sisters: A Novel Goodreads Summary: When her sister goes missing, Zoe assumes it's just another one of her estranged sibling's stunts--but the danger is all too real. Zoe Hallett and her sister, Ava, are the precocious offspring of two pioneering scientists, but the sisters have been… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: ONCE TWO SISTERS

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s ARC Review: THE PLOT

★★★★ Genre: ThrillerPages: 336Publication date: March 11, 2021Buy: The Plot Summary from Goodreads: Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book. Today, he's teaching in a third-rate MFA program and struggling to maintain what's left of his self-respect; he hasn't written--let alone published--anything decent in years. When Evan… Continue reading Kayla’s ARC Review: THE PLOT

Mystery/Thriller, Young Adult


★★★★★ Genre: Young AdultPages: 368Published: April 6, 2021Buy Pride and Premeditation (Jane Austen Murder Mysteries, 1) Summary: This first book in the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries series is a clever retelling of Pride and Prejudice that reimagines the iconic settings, characters, and romances in a thrilling and high-stakes whodunit.  My Take: For some reason, I've read several… Continue reading Kayla Reviews PRIDE AND PREMEDITATION


Kayla Reviews GIRL IN THE ICE

Genre: Crime FictionPages: 670GoodreadsBuy: The Girl in the Ice (Erika Foster series, 1) Summary When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation.  The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appeared to have… Continue reading Kayla Reviews GIRL IN THE ICE

Cozy Mystery, Mystery/Thriller


★★★★★ Genre: MysteryPage count: 316GoodreadsBuy: Relative Fortunes (A Julia Kydd Novel Book 1) Summary In 1924 Manhattan, women’s suffrage is old news. For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life’s too short for politics. With her cropped hair and penchant for independent living, Julia wants only to launch her own new private press. But as a woman,… Continue reading Kayla Reviews RELATIVE FORTUNES



★★★★ Genre: ThrillerLength: 453 PagesBuy Nine Perfect Strangers Summary: Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know… Continue reading Kayla Review NINE PERFECT STRANGERS