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Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia

Norma’s Review

My initial impression when I first started reading LEAVE NO TRACE by MINDY MEJIA was that it was an extremely compelling tale and I was totally intrigued in discovering all the multiple layered mysteries that this book had to offer. I found the storyline to be quite interesting and unique but I struggled a little bit with some of the main characters, Maya’s choices that she made and her motivations. Which later did hinder with my feelings and initial impression of this book.

I thought this book was very good and definitely had some interesting aspects to it which had me flying through those pages but it didn’t really have me totally engaged while I was reading it though. I was interested in finding out all the details of the mysteries and appreciated all the twists and turns this book had to offer, although I wouldn’t necessarily say that anything really surprised me though. I will say though that there was one reveal that totally took me by surprise!

MINDY MEJIA delivers a suspenseful, well-written and atmospheric read here with a great setting and captivating characters. I was totally captivated by Lucas’s character and a few of the other secondary characters as well as the wilderness setting of the Boundary Waters.

Even though I had some reservations with some of the choices that Maya made, I couldn’t really fault her for some of those decisions without actually experiencing or being in the same situation as her, so the unbelievable or unrealistic aspect to the story didn’t and usually doesn’t bother me.

I really like Mindy Mejia’s writing style and I really think she is a talented author. The haunting cover I found to be quite appealing and a good representation to this enjoyable read! Would recommend!

Publishing Date: September 4, 2018

Thank you so much to NetGalley, Atria/Emily Bestler Books and Mindy Mejia for the opportunity to read an advanced copy of the book in exchange for a review!


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  1. carhicks says:

    Another great review Norma. I had not seen this book, so this is the first review I have read and you have definitely piqued my interest. The cover made me think about the forests I was in on the West Coast, very eerie.

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    1. Thank you so much, Carla! The setting is definitely quite chilling! I’m glad that piqued your interest! ☺️

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  2. Hmmm…wonderfully well thought out review Norma! I haven’t even SEEN this book – I’ll have to look into it.

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    1. Thank you so much, Christina! I’m glad I was able to introduce you to a new book! 😊


  3. Fab review, sounds like a really interesting book 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much, Zuky! Yes, it was quite different and interesting.

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    1. Thank you so much for linking my review! 💕


  4. I requested it on Netgalley! It would be my first novel by this author and it sounds very interesting! Thanks for your review!


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