River Heights Book Review

The books you'll want to read.

HOW TO HANG A WITCH by Adriana Mather

Knopf Books July 2016 There’s something sort of mysterious and romantic about Salem Massachusetts, isn’t there? Even though it was the site of brutal witch hangings, there is still a … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

THE WALLS AROUND US by Nova Ren Suma

This gripping ghost story slash tale of murder and revenge was nominated for an Edgar in the Young Adult category, and it’s not hard to see why.

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

SHORTCUTS PART II (Electric Boogaloo)

Short, sweet reviews of Siobhan MacDonald’s TWISTED RIVER and Nancy Atherton’s AUNT DIMITY AND THE BURIED TREASURE.

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

THE LOCKWOOD & CO SERIES by Jonathan Stroud

Action, adventure, and a little mystery-solving—what more can you ask for?

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

SHORTCUTS

Short, sweet reviews of M. Verano’s DIARY OF A HAUNTING, GATHERING DEEP by Lisa Maxwel, and Lori Rader-Day’s LITTLE PRETTY THINGS.

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE DEVIL AND WINNIE FLYNN by Micol and David Ostow

THE DEVIL AND WINNIE FLYNN is written as a letter to Winnie’s best friend, which lends the book an intimate feel and builds a rapport between the reader and Winnie almost immediately.

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES by Sascha Arango

THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES feels like a long-lost classic—one reminiscent of Vladimir Nabokov’s PALE FIRE, Joseph Heller’s CATCH-22, and Italo Calvino’s IF ON A WINTER’S NIGHT A TRAVELER.

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment