Rachel Watts has moved to the bustling metropolis of Melbourne and is really missing the relaxing sites and sounds of the country. She is attracted to and feels compelled to help her eccentric seventeen year old neighbour James Mycroft.
When Watts and Mycroft go for their regular Thursday night visit to see Homeless Dave, they are shocked to discover their friend is dead and his dog has vanished. The police write it off as a attack on a defenseless man and are not prepared to investigate any deeper into the case, but Mycroft and Watts think otherwise.
The thing I liked best about this story is that I didn't figure it out until almost the end, and that's why students are going to like it as well. There are some aspects that they just won't anticipate. Jolly good.
Middle School former Teacher Librarian - then MYP math and science. Update... VERY recently retired! Still adjusting that I'm not just on summer vacation!!!
Just didn't enjoy it as much as Shadow and Bone. I just felt like the author was really trying a bit too hard to draw this story out. I was able to put it down several times and I couldn't put Shadow and Bone down so there's the differen...
The Grisha triology is a fantasy series that I really enjoyed. I reread the last book because I thought I wasn't remembering something. I'm a bit confused because I've started King of Scars and Nikolai isn't as I remembered. Don't want...
by Tahereh Mafi
I’m not usually someone who enjoys a story that is predominantly about the attraction between two people BUT I did like this one. The setting is one year after 9/11 and 16 year old Shirin, an American born Muslim whose family moves freq...
I love a good mystery, and although I correctly guessed the murderer in the first chapter, I still thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns.