Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews THE VANISHING SEASON

★★★★★ Genre: Thriller/MysteryBuy: The Vanishing Season: A Mystery (Ellery Hathaway Book 1) Summary: Ellery Hathaway knows a thing or two about serial killers, but not through her police training. She's an officer in sleepy Woodbury, MA, where a bicycle theft still makes the newspapers. No one there knows she was once victim number seventeen in… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE VANISHING SEASON

Book Tags, Lists, Top Ten

Kayla’s Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. The rules are simple: Each Tuesday, Jana assigns a new… Continue reading Kayla’s Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2021

Fantasy

Kayla Reviews FATE OF THE FALLEN

★★★★★ Genre: FantasyBuy: Fate of the Fallen (The Shroud of Prophecy Book 1) Summary: The Shroud of Prophecy tests fate to discover what happens when the path of good and right, the triumph of light over darkness, the only path to salvation… fails. Everyone loves Mathias. So naturally, when he discovers it’s his destiny to… Continue reading Kayla Reviews FATE OF THE FALLEN

Nonfiction

Kayla Reviews: AMERICAN MONSTERS

★★★★ Genre: Audio CourseBuy: American Monsters Summary: Cackling witches in Puritan communities calling forth Satan. Sea serpents squirming along coasts to snack on bathers. Ape creatures slinking through forests and leaving behind mysterious footprints.In America, tall tales of monsters walking among us have existed for hundreds of years. Real or fictional, human or inhuman, monsters… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: AMERICAN MONSTERS

Fantasy, Fiction, Lists

Kayla’s WWW Wednesday: October 27, 2021

Welcome back to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Sam on Taking on a World of Words. If you want to participate, please check them out. I’d love to read your www post!  No blog? No worries, just answer the questions in the comments. We bees love hearing about new… Continue reading Kayla’s WWW Wednesday: October 27, 2021

Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews A FLICKER IN THE DARK

★★★★★ Genre: ThrillerBuy: A Flicker in the Dark: A Novel Summary: From debut author Stacy Willingham comes a masterfully done, lyrical thriller, certain to be the launch of an amazing career. A Flicker in the Dark is eerily compelling to the very last page. When Chloe Davis was twelve, six teenage girls went missing in… Continue reading Kayla Reviews A FLICKER IN THE DARK

Nonfiction

Kayla Reviews: WOLVES AND WEREWOLVES IN HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

★★★★ Genre: Audio CourseBuy: Wolves and Werewolves in History and Popular Culture Summary: Shannon Scott of Great Courses Plus reviews the history of Wolves and Werewolves in Popular Culture. My Take: I read this for spooky season, and I have no regrets other than wishing I’d listened sooner. This entry into the Great courses catalogue… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: WOLVES AND WEREWOLVES IN HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Romance

Kayla Reviews: BRINGING DOWN THE DUKE

★★★★★ Genre: RomanceBuy: Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women Book 1) I know I disappeared for a while, but the holidays needed my attention! Also, I'll be updating my author's journey soon, so look out for that post. Summary: England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: BRINGING DOWN THE DUKE

Fiction, Lists, Saturday Book Sales

Saturday Book Sales: October 30, 2021

It’s time for #SaturdayBookSales!  Each Saturday I hunt down the best book deals I can find and share them in a new post! If you want to participate you can do so by sharing a link to a good deal you’ve found in the comments of our weekly post or… create your own post featuring… Continue reading Saturday Book Sales: October 30, 2021

Fiction

Kayla reviews WE ARE THE WATER PEOPLE

★★★★ Genre: Literary FictionFormat: AudiobookLength: 1hrBuy: We Are the Water People: A Short Story Summary: From critically acclaimed author Troy Onyango comes a dark, suspenseful tale of spirits bearing witness to a crime that rocks an island community, based in the Luo legend of the water people.When fishermen on Nam Lolwe (commonly known as Lake… Continue reading Kayla reviews WE ARE THE WATER PEOPLE