Review: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

Review: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

In a Handful of Dust

The only thing bigger than the world is fear. Lucy’s life by the pond has always been full. She has water and friends, laughter and the love of her adoptive mother, Lynn, who has made sure that Lucy’s childhood was very different from her own. Yet it seems Lucy’s future is settled already—a house, a […]

Review: Helga’s Diary by Helga Weiss

Review: Helga’s Diary by Helga Weiss

Helga's Diary

In 1939, Helga Weiss was an eleven-year-old Jewish schoolgirl in Prague, enduring the first wave of the Nazi invasion. As Helga witnessed Nazi brutality toward her friends and neighbors and eventually her own family she began documenting her experiences in a diary. In 1941, Helga and her parents were sent to the concentration camp of […]

Review: Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

Review: Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

Hemlock

Mackenzie Dobson’s life has been turned upside down since she vowed to hunt her best friend Amy’s killer: a white werewolf. Lupine syndrome—also known as the werewolf virus—is on the rise across the country, and bloodlust is not easy to control. But it soon becomes clear that dangerous secrets are lurking in the shadows of […]

Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato

Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato

confessions by kanae minato

Her pupils killed her daughter. Now, she will have her revenge. After an engagement that ended in tragedy, all Yuko Moriguchi had to live for was her four-year-old child, Manami. Now, after a heartbreaking accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, Yuko has given up and tendered her resignation. But first, […]

Review: With This Heart by R.S. Grey

Review: With This Heart by R.S. Grey

With this Heart

If someone had told me a year ago that I was about to fall in love, go on an epic road trip, ride a Triceratops, sing on a bar, and lose my virginity, I would have assumed they were on drugs. Well, that is, until I met Beckham. Beck was mostly to blame for my […]

Tour Review & Giveaway: Inamorata by Megan Chance

Tour Review & Giveaway: Inamorata by Megan Chance

Inamorata by megan chance

My Shelf Confessions is happy to be on the blog tour for Inamorata by Megan Chance hosted by TLC Tours! We’ve also got a giveaway provided as well, so be sure to check that out following the review! I have to say that Megan Chance has written a couple of my favorite books – including […]

Review: Wild by Alex Mallory

Review: Wild by Alex Mallory

Wild

The forest is full of secrets, and no one understands that better than Cade. Foraging, hunting, surviving— that’s all he knows. Alone for years, Cade believes he’s the sole survivor. At least, until he catches a glimpse of a beautiful stranger… Dara expected to find natural wonders when she set off for a spring break […]

Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

The Miniaturist

On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office-leaving Nella alone with his […]

Review: The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno

Review: The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno

The Half Life of Molly Pierce

You take it for granted. Waking up. Going to school, talking to your friends. Watching a show on television or reading a book or going out to lunch. You take for granted going to sleep at night, getting up the next day, and remembering everything that happened to you before you closed your eyes. You […]

Review: I Am the Mission by Allen Zadoff

Review: I Am the Mission by Allen Zadoff

I am the mission

He was the perfect assassin. No name. No past. No remorse. Perfect, that is, until he began to ask questions and challenge his orders. Now The Program is worried that their valuable soldier has become a liability. And so Boy Nobody is given a new mission. A test of sorts. A chance to prove his […]

Review: Archetype by M.D. Waters

Review: Archetype by M.D. Waters

archetype

Introducing a breathtakingly inventive futuristic suspense novel about one woman who rebels against everything she is told to believe. Emma wakes in a hospital, with no memory of what came before. Her husband, Declan, a powerful, seductive man, provides her with new memories, but her dreams contradict his stories, showing her a past life she […]

Review: The Farm by Tom Rob Smith

Review: The Farm by Tom Rob Smith

The Farm

The new international bestseller from the author of phenomenal Child 44 trilogy… The Farm If you refuse to believe me, I will no longer consider you my son. Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. Your mother…she’s not […]

Review: The Host by Stephanie Meyer

Review: The Host by Stephanie Meyer

The Host

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. Wanderer, the invading “soul” who has been given Melanie’s body, didn’t expect to find its former tenant refusing to relinquish possession of her mind. As Melanie fills Wanderer’s […]

Review: Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

Review: Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

Night Terrors

When you dream, you visit the Maelstrom. Dream long enough and hard enough, and your dreams can break through into the living world. So can your nightmares. And who’s there to catch the dreams and nightmares as they fall into reality? Meet the Shadow Watch. Pray you never need them… [from Amazon] It’s Men In […]

Review: I Am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff

Review: I Am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff

I Am the Weapon

Previously published under the title Boy Nobody They needed the perfect assassin. Boy Nobody is the perennial new kid in school, the one few notice and nobody thinks much about. He shows up in a new high school in a new town under a new name, makes a few friends, and doesn’t stay long. Just […]