Coming-of-age Story, Fiction

Becky swears WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING lives up to the hype

★★★★★ Kya, the marsh girl is abandoned as a child by her family. She must learn to live off the land and deal with the townspeople while hiding the fact she is alone. She loves nature but longs for human companionship. She falls for the the hometown hero only to be betrayed and then put… Continue reading Becky swears WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING lives up to the hype

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla can’t be silent about THE SILENT PATIENT

★★★★★ One of my first reviews here will be for a little book called THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides, and honestly, if you haven’t already heard of this book, you’ve been living under a rock. It’s Michaelides’s debut novel, it was the #1 New York Times Bestseller of Hardcover Fiction in its first week… Continue reading Kayla can’t be silent about THE SILENT PATIENT

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla read I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS so you don’t have to!

★★ Ian Reid’s debut fiction novel is narrated by an unnamed girlfriend of successful scientist, Jake. As she rides with her boyfriend to meet his parents, she considers ending things, and the couple have several deep, philosophical conversations about the human psyche. The tone is foreboding, and when the couple stops off at an old… Continue reading Kayla read I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS so you don’t have to!

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Kayla reviews TEXTS FROM JANE EYRE

★★★ Texts from Jane Eyre: and Other Conversations with your Favorite Literary Characters This book is exactly what it claims to be. It features characters from classic literature texting each other.  I had a really hard time rating this book. Not because it’s terrible or wonderful but because it’s just...different. Personally, I found it hilarious!… Continue reading Kayla reviews TEXTS FROM JANE EYRE