Oct 22

LA:What Are You Reading?

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This week I’m reading  “The Boy in the Box” by David Stout.


On February 25, 1957, the nude, badly bruised body of a young boy was found in a cardboard box in trash-strewn woods of north Philadelphia. Posters of the “Boy in the Box” soon dotted the city and police stations nationwide—to no avail. In November 1998 the remains were exhumed for DNA analysis, and the boy was reburied as “America’s Unknown Child.”
This is a  riveting true account of the infamous child-murder mystery that has gripped Philadelphia and all of America for more than 50 years.

Buy Links:

Amazon,Barnes & Noble, Kobo

My Thoughts:

I’ve always loved reading true crime books. It’s shocking to think of how some people can be so sick and twisted. I also love to read about how the crimes were solved. One of my dream jobs would be to go into forensic science. I love how crimes have been solved by a single strand of hair. Can you imagine!?

Have you read this book? Do you like to read true crime books? What are you reading this week?

About the author


Hi, I’m Gina and owner of this blog. I'm married with numerous nieces and a nephews. I live in the Pittsburgh PA area. To work with me for a review for you, contact me at: libraryofreviews@gmail.com


  1. Valerie Negron

    This sounds very interesting and i will have to check it out. Ive always wanted to go into forensics also and work CSI or something.

  2. Mandie

    I can’t wait to read your review of this. The book sounds interesting.

  3. Susan Heim

    This sounds a little creepy ~ good Halloween reading!

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