Books

Essential Reading: Help for the Haunted

With all of the free time I have had lately during this seemingly never ending “January-Semester” my school has implemented, reading more books has been a major item on my to-do list. As sad as it sounds, I actually tend to get a lot of my book recommendations from my monthly Cosmopolitan! Sometimes I have discovered some of my favorite books of all time!
Unfortunately, however…this is not one of those times. The last recommendation I picked up was Help for the Haunted, by John Searles. 
Don’t get me wrong, I did like this book – very well written, definitely mysterious, and a refreshingly new plot that kept me interested…but that’s all it did for me. I need a book that keeps me on the edge of my seat so much that I can’t put it down, and usually resulting in me finishing it within a day or two (especially because I do most of my reading while on the elliptical, a task I need to be spiced up by an exciting page-turner). 
This plot was so original, and very mysterious – I was curious and intrigued until the very end. I simply think the mystery was dragged out in such a slow and roundabout way that it lost some of its spark. If you are looking for a book that you can pick up and put down whenever you have a few spare moments, I definitely recommend this book! It will keep you guessing and has a bit of a surprise twist towards the end. 
So I suddenly find myself in need of a new book, and preferably one that will keep me up all night, whether it is from laughing out loud or anxiously waiting in suspense! Any suggestions?
post signature
previous
next

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply