REVIEW: Kill All Your Darlings

“… you have a doctorate, right?”“Yes.”“Is it in stupidity? Is that what you studied?” ———————- 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”

Pub Day REVIEW: The Fiancee

Drama. Drama. Drama. When Summer joins her husband’s family for a vacation week at their Pennsylvania estate she is overjoyed at the thought of spending time with this peaceful, loving family. When an unexpected guest joins them she begins to fear the disruption to their bonding time, her worst fears are realized when one ofContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: The Fiancee”

REVIEW: Shutter

Betty is “tall, thin and lost.” She’s just Anthony Marino’s type. Anthony is Hollywood’s it boy and he thinks Betty is perfect for his new project. He offers her $40,000 to join the film which has no script and will require her to change her appearance and spend a few weeks in a remote MaineContinue reading “REVIEW: Shutter”

REVIEW: The Cuts that Cure

The Cuts that Cure is one of those novels where as each domino falls, you assume you know where things are going but you’re wrong every time. I haven’t read a more suspenseful read in a long time. The story builds slowly as we get to know each of the characters and the circumstances thatContinue reading “REVIEW: The Cuts that Cure”

🐠 Vacation Review: The Maidens 🐠

“There was a word for this moment in Greek tragedy: anagnorisis – recognition – the moment when the hero finally sees the truth and understands his fate – and how it’s always been there, the whole time, in front of him.” ————————— So I was one of the few folks who didn’t think The SilentContinue reading “🐠 Vacation Review: The Maidens 🐠”

☀️ Vacation Review: The Safe Place ☀️

Finally, the perfect beach thriller!  When Emily’s dreams as an actress fail, she takes a temp job that seems to not be going any better. The day after she is fired she is offered a unique position as a live in personal assistant for a wealthy family but she must sign an NDA to start.Continue reading “☀️ Vacation Review: The Safe Place ☀️”

💄 REVIEW: The Hunting Wives 💄

Whooo boy, these ladies are scandalous! When Sophie moves from the city to a rural Texas town, she finds herself enthralled with a group of glamorous, MILF-y residents… one in particular. She finds herself drawn (ok, obsessed) with getting the approval, acceptance and adoration of Margot and her friends. These women are rich and bored withContinue reading “💄 REVIEW: The Hunting Wives 💄”

🌸 REVIEW: The Plot 🌸

“You act like words don’t belong to everyone. You act like words don’t belong to everyone. You act like stories don’t have real people attached to them.” ———————————— I’m rarely at a loss for words but I have no idea how to rate this book. Its premise is so unique. I’m not going to giveContinue reading “🌸 REVIEW: The Plot 🌸”

🌴 REVIEW: Perfect Days 🌴

WTF?! What did I just read?! It had all of the creepy stalkery goodness of You, with hint of Misery and a dash of Dexter all rolled into one crazy package. 😱 Teo is a medical student and is slightly introverted… his closest friend is his corpse from anatomy lab. But he seems like aContinue reading “🌴 REVIEW: Perfect Days 🌴”