Four Stars for 7 Minutes in Heaven by Tracey Ward

7 Minutes in Heaven by Tracey Ward Publication: May 3rd 2018 Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Romance Source: Amazon My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog They say that when you die your brain stays active for 7 minutes. These are my minutes. It all ended with a boy. I thought it started with him too, but I’m beginning to wonder if I’m wrong. I wonder if I’ve been wrong about a lot of things. I have 7 minutes to figure {Read More}

Five Disturbed Stars for Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier

Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier Publication: June 12th 2018 by Minotaur Books Category: Adult Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller Source: NetGalley My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog This is the story of three best friends: one who was murdered, one who went to prison, and one who’s been searching for the truth all these years . . . When she was sixteen years old, Angela Wong—one of the most popular girls in school—disappeared without a trace. Nobody ever suspected {Read More}

Five Stars for One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus Publication: May 30th 2017 by Delacorte Press Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Thriller Source: Library My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday {Read More}

Five Star Review! Family Secrets by Shawn McGuire

Family Secrets by Shawn McGuire Series: Whispering Pines Mystery #1 Publication: June 15th 2017 by Brown Bag Books Category: Adult Genre: Mystery, Paranormal Source: Purchased My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Welcome to Whispering Pines, Wisconsin, a place for those who don’t belong. Sixteen years after a family feud drove her from the cozy Northwoods village of Whispering Pines, Wisconsin, former detective Jayne O’Shea returns to prepare her grandparents’ lake house for sale. Once there, not only does she {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Tell Me No Lies by A.V. Geiger

Tell Me No Lies by A.V. Geiger Series: Follow Me Back #2 Publication: June 5th 2018 by Sourcebooks Fire Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Thriller *Purchase links support this blog Love. Obsession. Jealousy. Murder. No one knows what happened to pop icon Eric Thorn. His Twitter account? Frozen. His cell phone? Cracked and bloody, buried in the snow. Agoraphobic fangirl Tessa Hart knows the truth, but she’s finally left her #EricThornObsessed days behind. She has no intention of ever touching her {Read More}

Spotlight Post for Wicked Charm by Amber Hart

Wicked Charm by Amber Hart Publication: January 30th 2018 by Entangled Teen Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Romance *Purchase links support this blog Nothing good comes from living in the Devil’s swamp. Willow Bell thinks moving to the Okefenokee area isn’t half bad, but nothing prepares her for what awaits in the shadows of the bog. Girls are showing up dead in the swamp. And she could be next. Everyone warns Willow to stay away from Beau Cadwell—the bad boy at {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy

Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy Publication: January 2nd 2018 by Entangled Teen Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Suspense My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Beautiful. Perfect. Dead. In the peaceful seaside town of Cape Bonita, wicked secrets and lies are hidden just beneath the surface. But all it takes is one tragedy for them to be exposed. The most popular girls in school are turning up dead, and Penelope Malone is terrified she’s next. All the victims so far {Read More}

#17DABash The Breathless by Tara Goedjen

The Breathless by Tara Goedjen Publication date: October 10th 2017 Category: YA Genre: Gothic, Mystery *Purchase links support this blog No one knows what really happened on the beach where Roxanne Cole’s body was found, but her boyfriend, Cage, took off that night and hasn’t been seen since. Until now. One year—almost to the day—from Ro’s death, when he knocks on the door of Blue Gate Manor and asks where she is. Cage has no memory of the past twelve {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Arabella Park by Meiling (Evan Tyler)

Arabella Park by Meiling (Evan Tyler) Season #1 Publication: October 1st 2017 Category: YA Genre: Mystery *Purchase links support this blog Everyone knows that losing friends is a natural part of the high school experience. It’s all a game of musical chairs, really. Yet, what happens when a friend doesn’t intentionally “go ghost” but is abruptly taken away? Kameron, Grayson, Mikey, Yasmin, and Jenna have been thick as thieves from childhood. Rightfully so—they make up the American minority in the {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Butterfly in Amber by Camilla Monk

Butterfly in Amber by Camilla Monk Series: Spotless #4 Publication date: May 12th 2017 Category: Adult Genre: Mystery, Romance *Purchase links support this blog He’s waiting for you… Under a blanket of snow, surrounded by dark woods and a frozen sea, lies an ogre’s castle. There lives a little princess, trapped in the maze of her own mind. On a battlefield where the past meets the present stand a fairy godmother and a pirate, an old ice cream man and {Read More}

Excerpt & Giveaway! Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog

Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog Publication: November 1st 2016 by Sourcebooks Fire Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Thriller *Purchase links support this blog Secrets. Obsession. Murder. Victoria is about to discover just how dangerous it can be to lose yourself. Victoria Zell doesn’t fit in, but she’s okay with that. All she needs is the company of her equally oddball boyfriend, Andrew. She doesn’t care what anyone else thinks…until magnetic, charming, mysterious Z comes into her life, and she starts lying {Read More}

UTOPiAcon 2016 – Meet the Official Bloggers!

I must interrupt this awesome zOctober day to bring you an equally awesome post about… well, ME! Lol… and the rest of the UTOPiAcon bloggers! Thank you for taking a few moments to learn more about the bloggers that bring you ALL the information about UTOPiAcon! Don’t forget to click the links at the bottom to head on over to the other UTOPiAcon blogs! What you do for work outside of blogging? I am a logistics account manager for Con-way {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Surfacing by Kristin Halbrook

Surfacing by Kristin Halbrook Publication date: December 10th 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Mystery *Purchase links support this blog Katie Sawyer has spent the past three and a half years cultivating the perfect UCLA experience. She has the perfect boyfriend: a football star. She has the perfect social life: she’s President of Delta Gamma. But her perfect best friend, Chelsea, just drowned. Worse, the body tumbled out of the closet in Professor Griffin’s chem lab. Katie’s fairy-tale façade hides a {Read More}