Articles for the Month of August 2014

BOOK REVIEW: Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout reminded me of all the reasons I love a good mystery story. If you are paying attention, there are enough clues to point you in the right direction. However, a talented author will give you those clues without you even realizing it and in the end you are kicking yourself for missing them. Let me assure you, that’s exactly what happens with this book.
Don’t Look Back tells of Samantha, who has been missing for several days and is found injured and without any knowledge of where she’s been nor what happened to the friend that went missing with her. In fact, she doesn’t have any memories at all, not even her own name is familiar to her. As she recovers from her injuries, Sam struggles to reconcile who she feels she is with how she treated people before the incident. That is only one of the puzzles this book offers.
I read this book in one sitting because I was on the edge of my seat from page 1. Throughout the book, I didn’t know whom I could trust; even the narrator was unreliable due to her memory problems. But I enjoyed turning Every. Single. Page. I thought I had the answers twice before the reveal at the end and I was proven wrong both times. If you are looking for a mystery novel that will keep you guessing, look no further, Don’t Look Back is that and so much more. Armentrout is able to weave witty humor, a bit of romance and plenty of realistic high school dramatics into this mysterious tale. I honestly hope she writes more books like this. ~Jolene

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