Vanishing Falls is one of my few DNF’s of the year, and it’s extremely unusual for me to DNF a mystery at all (I need to know what happens!). This book pretty much failed on all counts, though, and I couldn’t force myself to finish it. First of all, I picked up this book expecting a Gothic mystery, but that’s not what this is. The book is set in the Tasmanian town of Vanishing Falls. … Continue reading Vanishing Falls by Poppy Gee
This edition of Lightning Reviews has two books you may want to pick up for the spooky season. One is definitely horror that is eerie and on the adult side. The other one is a Gothic YA historical fantasy, which may appeal to those who want something not as scary. Lastly, we have a historical mystery continuation out later this year.
Welcome back to Lightning Reviews! There’s a whole assortment here: a mystery, a contemporary romance, and a historical romance. The grades here range from borderline middling to straight up DNF. There are also a couple here a little longer than our typical Lightning Reviews, though they’re still shorter than our regular reviews, which are typically over 1000 words.
The Lightning Reviews today are all romances! I feel like it’s been a while since that happened. However, they are all different when it comes to subgenre: historical romance, contemporary romance, and romantic suspense. Also on the bright side, they’re all reviewed pretty favorably in case you need more suggestions on what to read!
Welcome to Lightning Reviews! If you’re new here, hello! This is where we run a trio of short, mini reviews of books when we can’t muster up more than a few hundred words. This time, we have two different graphic novels being reviewed by Carrie and a historical mystery series Sarah can’t stop talking about!