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Welcome to my blog. I review everything I read - which is a lot of YA and thrillers. I'd love to hear what you're reading, so please leave me a note!

THE LYING WOODS

THE LYING WOODS

I really enjoyed this YA mystery, the beginning was a little slow but I thought the twist was solid and the characters were pretty believable. My only issue is the title, it doesn’t seem to fit with the book at all! 
Thank you to Netgalley and Disney Books for my review copy! It took me 2.5 hours to read and I give it 3.5 stars out of 5.

Owen Foster has never wanted for anything. Then his mother shows up at his elite New Orleans boarding school cradling a bombshell: his privileged life has been funded by stolen money. After using the family business, the single largest employer in his small Louisiana town, to embezzle millions and drain the employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace, leaving Owen and his mother to deal with the fallout.


Owen returns to Lake Cane to finish his senior year, where people he hardly remembers despise him for his father's crimes. It's bad enough dealing with muttered insults and glares, but when Owen and his mother receive increasingly frightening threats from someone out for revenge, he knows he must get to the bottom of what really happened at Louisiana Frac...and the cryptic note his father sent him at his boarding school days before disappearing. 


Owen's only refuge is the sprawling, isolated pecan orchard he works at after school, owned by a man named Gus who has his own secrets--and in some ways seems to know Owen better than he knows himself. As Owen uncovers a terrible injustice that looms over the same Preacher Woods he's claimed as his own, he must face a shocking truth about his past--and write a better future.

LYING IN WAIT

LYING IN WAIT

WHISKEY IN A TEACUP

WHISKEY IN A TEACUP