Review: “My Name is Venus Black”

Synopsis from Goodreads: Venus Black is a straitlaced A student fascinated by the study of astronomy—until the night she commits a shocking crime that tears her family apart and ignites a media firestorm. Venus refuses to talk about what happened or why, except to blame her mother. Adding to the mystery, Venus’s developmentally challenged younger … Continue reading Review: “My Name is Venus Black”

Review: “The Chalk Man”

Synopsis of the book from "In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one … Continue reading Review: “The Chalk Man”