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Perryville Branch



Posted March 2, 2016

Mallory killed her boyfriend. She can’t remember how or why. Although no one was there when it happened, everyone said she did it in self-defense. It must be true because Brian had a history of violent behavior, so Mallory was found innocent. U…

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Love letters to the dead

Posted November 6, 2015

I am partial to novels written in journal format. I would say that this is what drew me to Ava Dellaira’s Love Letters to the Dead. Although it isn’t a journal, it is written from the main character’s point of view expressing her th…

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Last good day of the year.

Posted July 29, 2015

Ten years ago, New Year's Eve 1986, Samantha and her best friend Remy were 7-years-old. While their families brought in the New Year with a bang upstairs, Sam and Remy, along with Sam's 4-year-old sister Turtle, spent the evening in the basement watc…

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Famous last words.

Posted May 28, 2015

Psychics and killers and ghosts, oh my! Luckily, these are all things that we don't have to deal with on a daily basis. However, Willa, the protagonist in Katie Alender's Famous Last Words, is not a lucky girl. Her father dies unexpectedly after an a…

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The unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Posted March 30, 2015

Sometimes you wait and wait for the final book of a trilogy and after you read it you are consumed with a sense of loss. Such was my experience with The Mara Dyer Trilogy. I finished reading the final book in the trilogy, The Retribution of Mara Dyer…

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