REVIEW: Small Favors

“Only the Lord knows what wickedness is kept in the hearts of men.” —————————————— …or maybe not. If M. Night Shyamalan and Blake Crouch teamed up to write a YA book, it would be this one. Small Favors is The Village meets Wayward Pines. The Downing family lives in a small hamlet cut off fromContinue reading “REVIEW: Small Favors”

πŸš€ REVIEW: Project Hail Mary πŸš€

The Martian is one of my favorite books, as a science nerd and a space nerd, it hit all the marks for me. But when Artemis came out, I thought it was just ok, so I was super nervous about PHM. I wanted so badly to love it… AND I DID!!! I don’t want toContinue reading “πŸš€ REVIEW: Project Hail Mary πŸš€”

One Last Stop

I feel sad that I didn’t love this one as much as I wanted to. I mean I met my husband on the subway as well. I thought this story would be tailor made for me. Don’t get me wrong, it was cute. It had some depth. But there were just too many plot holesContinue reading “One Last Stop”

REVIEW: Sistersong

Beautiful and brutal. These are the first two words that come to mind after finishing Sistersong. In the vein of the modern mythology re-tellings, Holland pairs beautiful prose with strong women and tragic circumstances to weave a masterpiece. As with all myths and fairy tales, this is a cautionary tale that reminds us the valueContinue reading “REVIEW: Sistersong”

Pub Day REVIEW: The Final Girl Support Group

“After a while, you start to realize that your life isn’t the thing that happens between the monsters, your life is the monsters.” —————————– Grady Hendrix is one of my favorite authors, his creepy creations are just everything for me. The Southern Book Club’s Guide for Slaying Vampires was in my top ten last year,Continue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: The Final Girl Support Group”

REVIEW: Kill All Your Darlings

β€œβ€¦ you have a doctorate, right?β€β€œYes.β€β€œIs it in stupidity? Is that what you studied?” β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Have I read two books about people who stole the plot of a book this summer? Yes, yes I have. The first one missed a lot of elements for me. This one is exactly what I was looking for. HaveContinue reading “REVIEW: Kill All Your Darlings”

REVIEW: The Temple House Vanishing

“If only our lives were like a book and you could stop and ponder the ideas raised for a moment, turn the pages back and read again. But this time more carefully. It would make all the difference.” ————————– Temple House is a Catholic boarding school for teen girls, when Louisa is admitted as aContinue reading “REVIEW: The Temple House Vanishing”

REVIEW: Where It All Lands

When best friends Drew and Shane spot the new girl to school, they both fall for her at first sight, she’s beautiful and a band nerd like them. Rather than both vying for her attention and possibly ruining their friendship, they agree on a coin toss, an old tradition of theirs to avoid fighting betweenContinue reading “REVIEW: Where It All Lands”