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Book Blogger Hop: February 7th - 13th

Joining in on this! Let's hope I can remember to catch each prompt, or at least half of them. Hosted here . What are some of the most memorable books you read as a child? What made them memorable? Okay, I know Flowers in the Attic is a weird one for a childhood book - but my older sister was reading these when I was a kid, I was fascinated, and ended up reading them and starting on my journey to adult books in elementary school. I remember Flowers in the Attic as the adult book that started it all. I then moved on to Stephen King's The Shining, which I read in fifth grade. Memories! Pippi Longstocking was a fun book that I remember fondly and kept re-reading. I never watched it on the TV, though. The Monster at the end of the Book was my favorite when I was a youngster. I still adore it. I could have listed many more, of course, couldn't we all? There were the Fear Street books by R.L. Stine I devoured, The Babysitter's Club, but I'v

Fatal Shadows by Josh Lanyon

The Adrien English Series MYSTERY / MM ROMANCE One sunny morning Los Angeles bookseller and aspiring mystery author Adrien English opens his front door to murder. His old high school buddy (and employee) has been found stabbed to death in a back alley following a loud and very public argument with Adrien the previous evening. Naturally the cops want to ask Adrien a few questions; they are none too impressed with his answers, and when a few hours later someone breaks into Adrien's shop and ransacks it, the law is inclined to think Adrien is trying to divert suspicion from himself. Adrien knows better. Adrien knows he is next on the killer's list. “Cops before breakfast. Before coffee even. As if Mondays weren't bad enough.” Fatal Shadows is told through first person point of view, and the main character completely rocks. I absolutely loved him. He’s sympathetic with a sense of humor. He’s slightly fragile and real. He’s a