Review: The Sherlock Effect

The Sherlock Effect by Raymond Kay Lyon My Rating: 4 of 5 stars The Sherlock Effect is a collection of five short stories following Christopher Sherlock Webster, known simply as Sherl, and his friend, Mo, as they set up a detective agency called Baskerville's. They aim to solve crimes using the methods of observation and … Continue reading Review: The Sherlock Effect


Review: Six Little Secrets

Six Little Secrets by Katlyn Duncan My Rating: 3 of 5 stars Synopsis (from Goodreads): Six teenagers meet in Saturday detention: a brain, a beauty, a cheerleader, a rebel, a recluse and the new girl. But someone is watching. Someone has made sure that they are all in the same room at the same time. … Continue reading Review: Six Little Secrets

Review: Before I Was Yours

Before I Was Yours by Virginia MacGregor My rating: 3 of 5 stars "He hears voices behind the door. Footsteps. Outside the window, the beeping of a lorry, reversing. The ticking of the clock on the far wall. Rosie's breathing, carrying the weight of what they'd just heard." After being unable to have their own … Continue reading Review: Before I Was Yours


I'm very very late with this review. I read the book in the height of summer, which is the perfect time to read it (or maybe now would be the perfect time to read it if the winter cold is making you long for summer again). Either way, here is my short and tardy review... … Continue reading Review: NO FILTER

Review: One of Us Is Lying

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of Us is Lying is told from the point of view of four different high school students, all of whom are present in detention when one of their classmates dies under suspicious circumstances. I don't want to go too … Continue reading Review: One of Us Is Lying

Review: The Way Back Home

The Way Back Home by Allan Stratton My rating: 5 of 5 stars This review may contain some spoilers. The Way Back Home tells the story of Zoe Bird, an angry, rude and sarcastic teenager, who I ironically fell in love with from the very first page. Usually I find annoying and self-absorbed teenagers... well, … Continue reading Review: The Way Back Home