Showing posts from November 9, 2011

The Girl In The Park - Mariah Fredericks

The Girl In The Park by Mariah Fredericks 224 pages  Expected publication: April 24th 2012 by Random House Children's Books

*This is a Net Galley review book. I received no compensation for the review. The opinions expressed are my own.* 
When Wendy Geller's body is found in Central Park after the night of a rager, newspaper headlines scream,"Death in the Park: Party Girl Found Strangled." But shy Rain, once Wendy's best friend, knows there was more to Wendy than just "party girl." As she struggles to separate the friend she knew from the tangle of gossip and headlines, Rain becomes determined to discover the truth about the murder. Written in a voice at once immediate, riveting, and utterly convincing, Mariah Fredericks' mystery brilliantly exposes the cracks in this exclusive New York City world and the teenagers that move within it.

I chose to review this book because it reminded me of a chilling true story of a young woman's body being found in C…

Review of Ghost Stories and the Unexplained - Emily Hill

Ghost Stories and The Unexplained - Emily Hill ebook by A. V. Harrison Publishing
Ghost Stories and The Unexplained is a collection of 7 creepy  stories of unexplained happenings in the authors life.  Emily describes sitting alone in the house at 7 years old waiting for the time to leave for school. She hears something being dragged along the floor which she says sounds like dragging chains. This is followed by a translucent figure that materializes in her parents bedroom. She recognizes her grandfather. Only problem is, her grandfather is not alive.  Her grandfather makes more appearances in the book. There is a chilling recall of an Ouija Board experience when she was 16. I could really relate to that one. I think most of us have a story to tell of the Ouija Board. There are other ghostly happenings in this book that will have you questioning sounds you hear when you know you are alone. I enjoyed this book very much. Most of the stories I could relate to. I have had my own experiences…