Friday, June 28, 2019

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Anne Peters Review

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me
by Julie Anne Peters


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In Lies My Girlfriend Told Me we see the world through the eyes of Alix after the sudden death of her girlfriend Swanee. Alix thought she and Swanee would be together for the rest of their lives, but  everything changes when Swanee dies suddenly at only 17 years old. When Alix finds Swanee's cell phone, she finds strange text from a mysterious number saved as LT. When Alix learns the truth about LT and Swanee dating for their entire relationship, she decides to text her as Swanee to gather more information about her and their relationship before finally meeting up with LT to tell her of Swanee's passing. Once the secret is out the two must deal with all the lies Swanee has told them and figure out how to move past with all their questions they will never get the answers to. 

I loved this book and finished it in just over 24 hours, which is good for me as I don't have a lot of time where I can binge read. I actually meant to read this book a few years ago but I never did for some unknown reason; however, I'm really glad I finally did read it. Alix is such a tender character. She's 17 years old and just found out her super healthy girlfriend has just dropped dead. We watch her go through her grief and make some, shall we say, less than wise choices. We watch Alix grow as a human as she moves through grief, anger and acceptance over everything that has happened sense Swanee's passing. 

What I didn't like about the story is how LT did not figure out Swanee had died until Alix showed up and told her. I feel like in order for this point to have worked better the fake name should have been much more different than her real name. I understand that her lying about her location and school would have contributed to LT not figuring it out, it should of been enough to at least arouse suspicion. It just seems a little too unrealistic for me. 

I found this book to engaging and well written. I loved the characters, although I hated their names (Alix & Swanee). I thought the story had an overall good flow. Overall, I loved it. I do recommend reading this book for anyone who would like a quick f/f teen romance.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage Review

Baby Teeth
by Zoje Stage


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This is probably one of the most rage inducing novels I've ever read. In Baby Teeth we follow the highly dysfunctional Yensen family. Suzette is the wife and homemaker; she cooks, she cleans, she home-schools Hanna, and she never gets a break because Hanna terrifies every babysitter to the point where they won't come back. Suzette tries to tell her husband what is going on but he refuses to listen because Hanna is his beautiful angel. He doesn't listen to anyone who tries to tell him what his daughter is doing. I mean, the babysitters, the teachers, and her own mother try to tell him. It isn't until things get very serious that he finally starts paying attention and gets Hanna the help she desperately needs.

I HATED THE CHARACTERS. I absolutely hated the Yensen family. Suzette, the mom, was spineless; she allowed Hanna to do absolutely crazy things with no consequence. And then when she tried to tell Hanna's father what was happening he pushed it all aside. The dad was a complete ass! Not only did he make excuses for Hanna and deny all the things her mother, her teachers and other adults were telling him, he treated Suzette unfairly anytime she tried to discipline her. There are a couple times in the book where Hannah does creepy things to her mother and her dad, puts them off as thoughtful. Hanna was just an insane little creepy mute. This book had me wanting to scream at the characters to smarten up. My hatred of the characters is based on the people they were written as and not the writing of the author. I think the author done a great job portraying the characters, they were just infuriating people I would not want to associate with in real life.

There were a few times when I wanted to DNF it but I kept on reading. The only thing that saved any of this book for me was the writing. I think the author is talented and was able to keep the story amusing enough to make me want to know what happened. While I would never read this book again.. EVER.. I wouldn't not recommend it. This is my first psychological 'creepy child' focused read and I'm not sure if I will every read another, so this could just not be my cup of tea. Although, I did read Pet Semetary and loved it, I do find this to be quite a different creepy child factor. It definitely isn't for everybody, however, fans of the creepy child troupe would probably enjoy this.

Monday, June 24, 2019

This Weeks Book Haul

My Latest Book Haul
June 16-22 2019

Hello my lovelies and welcome back to my blog! This week I wanted to start off with a little something different. I've been watching so many Book Hauls on YouTube that I decided to do one of my own. So without any further stalling here it is, My Latest Book Haul! June 16-22

Private Berlin by James Patterson


Blurb: An investigator in Berlin is on the brink of a terrifying discovery that could throw Europe into chaos in this tense thriller-perfect for fans of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. 
Chris Schneider is a superstar agent at Private Berlin, Germany headquarters for the world's most powerful investigation firm. He keeps his methods secret as he tackles Private's most high-profile cases-and when Chris suddenly disappears, he becomes Private Berlin's most dangerous investigation yet.
Mattie Engel is another top agent at Private Berlin, gorgeous and ruthlessly determined-and she's also Chris's ex. Mattie throws herself headfirst into finding Chris, following leads to the three people Chris was investigating when he vanished: a billionaire suspected of cheating on his wife, a soccer star accused of throwing games, and a nightclub owner with ties to the Russian mob. Any one of them would surely want Chris gone-and one of them is evil enough to want him dead.
James Patterson has taken the European thriller to a masterful new level with Private Berlin, an adrenaline-charged and sexy novel with unforgettable characters of dark and complex depths. Private Berlin proves why Patterson is truly the world's #1 bestselling author.

Why I Chose It: I love James Patterson! I saw this for a great price and grabbed it. I've also read one of the Private Series books before and loved it.


Cinder by Marissa Meyers





Blurb: A forbidden romance.
A deadly plague.
Earth's fate hinges on one girl . . .
CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation.
Cinder is caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. Now she must uncover secrets about her mysterious past in order to protect Earth's future.


This is not the fairytale you remember. But it's one you won't forget.

Why I Chose It: I love fairytale retellings. Also, it seems that everywhere I look this book is being recommended. I've seen so many recommendations for this book over the last couple years that when I saw it for under $1 I thought "it's now or never" so here we are.


The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber


Blurb: One day in 1855 Lucy Lobdell cut her hair, changed clothes, and went off to live her life as a man. By the time it was over, she was notorious. The New York Times thought her worthy of a lengthy obituary that began “Death of a Modern Diana . . . Dressed in Man’s Clothing She Wins a Girl’s Love.” The obit detailed what the Times knew of Lucy’s life, from her backwoods upbringing to the dance school she ran disguised as a man, “where she won the love of a young lady scholar.” But that was just the start of the trouble; the Times did not know about Lucy’s arrest and trial for the crime of wearing men’s clothes or her jailbreak engineered by her wife, Marie Perry, to whom she had been married by an unsuspecting judge.
Lucy lived at a time when women did not commonly travel unescorted, carry a rifle, sit down in bars, or have romantic liaisons with other women. Lucy did these things in a personal quest—to work and be paid, to wear what she wanted, and to love whomever she cared to. But to gain those freedoms she had to endure public scorn and wrestle with a sexual identity whose vocabulary had yet to be invented. Lucy promised to write a book about it all, and over the decades, people have searched for that account. Author William Klaber searched also until he decided that the finding would have to be by way of echoes and dreams. This book is Lucy’s story, told in her words as heard and recorded by an upstream neighbor.
It has been named a Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award Honor Book for 2014.

Why I Chose It: The cover caught my attention as I was walking by; I read the blurb and SOLD!

The Considerate Killer by Lene Kaaberbol & Agnete Friis


Blurb: The thrilling final installment of the New York Times bestselling Nina Borg series set in Denmark
In an attempt to save their marriage, Nina Borg and her husband traveled to a beach resort in the Philippines for a dream vacation. Only now, six months later, does Nina begin to understand the devastating repercussions of that trip—repercussions that have followed her home across the globe to Denmark. On an icy winter day, she is attacked outside the grocery store. The last thing she hears before losing consciousness is her assailant asking her forgiveness. Only later does she understand that this isn’t for what he’s just done, but for what he plans to do to.
As Nina tries to trace the origin of sinister messages she’s received, she realizes the attempt on her life must be linked to events in Manila, and to three young men whose dangerous friendship started in medical school. Time and circumstance have forced them to make impossible choices that have cost human lives.
It’s a long way from Viborg to Manila, and yet Nina and her pursuer face the same dilemma: How far will they go to save themselves?

Why I Chose It: I was browsing the discounted book section and reading the blurbs of random books and this one caught my attention. The only thing is, I missed the part where it said "final installment" oopsie! Oh well, I'll just have to be on the hunt for the first 3 books before starting this one.

Blood Wedding by Pierre Lemaitre


Blurb: Sophie Duguet--young, successful, and happily married--thought at first she was becoming absentminded when she started misplacing her mail and forgetting where she'd parked her car the night before. But then, as her husband and colleagues pointed out with increasing frustration, she began forgetting things she'd said and done, too. And when she was detained by the police for shoplifting, a crime she didn't remember committing, the confusion and blackouts that had begun to plague her took on a more sinister cast. Her marriage started to come apart at the seams. 
Now Sophie is in much deeper water: the young boy she nannies is dead while in her care, a tragedy of which she has no memory. Afraid for her sanity and of what the police will do to her when the body is discovered, Sophie goes on the run, changing her identity and appearance to evade the law. Forced to lead a very different kind of life, one on the margins of society, Sophie wonders where everything went wrong. 
Still, with a new name and a new life, she hopes that she'll be able to put her demons to rest for good. It soon becomes clear, however, that the real nightmare has only just begun . . .

Why I Chose It: I love mysteries, this seems like it's going to be a good one!

An Abundance Of Katherines by John Green


Blurb: When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy–loving best friend riding shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl.

Why I Chose It: After disliking The Fault In Our Stars but enjoying Looking For Alaska I felt like I wanted a third book to help me figure out my feelings towards John Green. I'll have to update when I figure out my feelings.

The Book Of Negroes by Lawrence Hill


Blurb: Based on a true story, "The Book of Negroes" tells the story of Aminata, a young girl abducted from her village in Mali aged 11 in 1755, and who, after a deathly journey on a slave ship where she witnesses the brutal repression of a slave revolt, is sold to a plantation owner in South Carolina, who rapes her. She is brought to New York, where she escapes her owner, and finds herself helping the British by recording all the freed slaves on the British side in the Revolutionary War in The Book of Negroes (a real historical document that can be found today at the National Archives at Kew).Aminata is sent to Nova Scotia to start a new life, but finds more hostility, oppression and tragedy. Separated from her one true love, and suffering the unimaginable loss of both her children who are taken away from her, she eventually joins a group of freed slaves on a harrowing odyssey back to Africa, and ends up in London as a living icon for Wilberforce and the other Abolitionists. "The Book of Negroes" is a pageturning narrative that manages to use Aminata's heart-rending personal story to bring to life a harrowing chapter in our history.

Why I Chose It: I've heard really good things about this book and saw it for an amazing price. SOLD!

Children Of Eden by Joey Graceffa




Blurb: What would you do to survive if your very existence were illegal?

Rowan is a second child in a world where population control measures make her an outlaw, marked for death. She can never go to school, make friends, or get the eye implants that will mark her as a true member of Eden. Her kaleidoscope eyes will give her away to the ruthless Center government.

Outside of Eden, Earth is poisoned and dead. All animals and most plants have been destroyed by a man-made catastrophe. Long ago, the brilliant scientist Aaron Al-Baz saved a pocket of civilization by designing the EcoPanopticon, a massive computer program that hijacked all global technology and put it to use preserving the last vestiges of mankind. Humans will wait for thousands of years in Eden until the EcoPan heals the world.

As an illegal second child, Rowan has been hidden away in her family’s compound for sixteen years. Now, restless and desperate to see the world, she recklessly escapes for what she swears will be only one night of adventure. Though she finds an exotic world, and even a friend, the night leads to tragedy. Soon Rowan becomes a renegade on the run. 

Why I Chose It: I've been wanting this series for awhile but I never gave in and splurged on it. I finally ordered this one and have the second book in the series on the way as well. 

Well that concludes this weeks book haul and now I'd love to hear from you! What books have been in your latest haul? Have your read any of these? Any of them on your TBR? Please let me know down in the comments! See you soon for another post!

🌜SEE YOU ON THE MOONπŸŒ›


Friday, June 21, 2019

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen

The Wife Between Us
by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen


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So normally this is where I would give my version of what happened in the book without giving too much away, well try at least. However, this book was such a cluster that I'm not fully sure how to do that without giving too much away. So for this book I'm going to use the blurb on goodreads.com. 

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.

You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.

You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.

You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing.

Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.


I found this book to be a pretty interesting read. There were a couple plot twists that made reading this kind of feel like looking into a kaleidoscope. Since the book is centered around these plot twists its difficult to make specific comments on it without ruining the book. Although, the blurb does a pretty good job or preparing you for what is to come within the story. The characters were easy to enjoy and sympathize with.

What I didn't like about this book is that when we hit the first plot twist, it was done in a way that seemed like the authors just changed their minds on where they wanted to go with it. It didn't blend well to me. It was predictable and I think it could of been done a lot smoother. The story definitely could of been shorter and less dragged out, however the length wasn't completely terrible.

Overall, I found it good enough to finish without even considering stopping. It did manage to keep me interested through a good portion of it just not on the edge of my seat. After hearing so many good reviews I was expecting something more... thrilling. This is actually why I don't read reviews until after I have read the book myself. I would say the audience who would enjoy this book most are those who enjoy the crazy female lead types and fans of domestic thrillers. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Kingdom Of Thieves by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

Kingdom Of Thieves
by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti


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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own.

Once upon a time in a far away kingdom there lived a beautiful princess hidden behind a veil so no one could see her face. In the same Kingdom lived a handsome thief whose joy came from bedding beautiful women and stealing beautiful treasures. One day, these two crazy kids meet, fall in love, the thief renounces his old ways and the two marry and rule the kingdom together living happily ever after! Yeah.. just kidding! What does happen though is Aladdin, our handsome thief, goes on a mission with Cassian, previously a palace guard now sentenced to death for accidentally seeing the princesses face, to find the greatest treasure you could ever imagine. Once there Aladdin takes possession of the lamp tying him to Kyra, the genie. Now that he has unlimited wishes, what will Aladdin choose to do with them? He wishes to be made into a Count and enters a competition  to win the princess and the kingdom of course! Wait, who's the princess? None other than the beautiful Princess Rapunzel. In this amazing retelling of two beloved stories we get to enjoy the first part of the competition and get to know these four lovable characters all over again.

Kingdom of Thieves is a wonderful retelling of Aladdin and Rapunzel in an interesting mash-up. This book has everything from forbidden love, lust, action, adventure, fighting, magic, humor and so much more. It's a tale that is easy to enjoy from beginning to end.

The story itself is well written. The characters were well thought out. Each one seemed to have been written to have their own personalities that was apparent in the text. When the point of view switched from one character to another the general tone changed with that character. I loved this as it made the story more enjoyable to read instead of being flat.

I recommend this book for a variety of audiences as it truly does have a little something for everyone. If you enjoy fairy tales and a good retelling this is definitely a book you should read. I would recommend reader/parental discretion as there are swear words in this book. Other than that there is nothing too graphic or racy. I am looking forward to and will definitely be reading the second book in this series. 

Monday, June 17, 2019

Forbidden Trouble by Travis Casey Review

Forbidden Trouble
by Travis Casey


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I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own.

In the delightful novel Forbidden Trouble we follow along with Tyler Chambers, a cocky man who loves nothing more than bedding random beautiful women. When Tyler finds out his job in the Navy will have him going to Scotland he is less than thrilled., that is, until he meets the delicious Darcy Novak. She's a piece that Tyler would love to have, but she is off limits as per Navy policy. In this romantic comedy we get to watch as these two struggle to keep their relationship professional and their hands to themselves.

Tyler Chambers is our main man in this novel. He's good with the ladies, smooth talker and a complete ass. I found him to be annoying, but tolerable, in the beginning of the book. I enjoyed watching Novak knocking him down a few pegs. Tyler keeps managing to get himself into all kinds of trouble which could of been lessened, if not eliminated, by him telling the truth from the start. 

Darcy Novak is a hardworking professional woman trying to make it in a mans world. While she wasn't anything extraordinary, she was an enjoyable character. 

Billy Earl was my favorite character. All the way from Kentucky, Billy Earl is a stereotypical "hillbilly" with all the love for his cousins. Although in his own way he just might be the smartest one on the ship, he keeps up his hillbilly persona well. He wasn't a main character but I found him funny enough to deserve an honorable mention in the review. 

I laughed so hard while reading this book. I was literally laughing out loud during certain moments. While this book probably isn't for everybody, I really enjoyed it. One thing I loved about it is although it was a romance, it wasn't heavily into the mush that only exists in movies. I found this book to be the novel version of American Pie if it were set in the Navy. So if you like books and movies with the type of humor I would recommend this book for you. Also if you like romantic comedy. 

Friday, June 14, 2019

Luna by Julie Anne Peters Review

Luna
by Julie Anne Peters



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Luna is the story of a transgender teen Liam and the beautiful girl he becomes once the moon is risen. In private, Luna can transform into the girl she always knew she was with the help of her sister Regan's clothes and make-up. When Luna decides to emerge publicly as herself instead of Liam things get worse for the already bullied teen. Now she must make a choice, to allow herself to be confined to only being Luna in the basement alone at night, or face whatever she has to in order to be who she really is. Told through the eyes of Regan, Luna is a powerful and emotional novel about one teens struggle for acceptance as they struggle to become their true self.

The characters in this book were so wonderfully written. They are flawed and real. From the bully, to the angry father, to the confused sister to the hurting teen, this story is beautiful and amazing. I think this book brings a certain light on transgender teens and their families, more specifically their siblings. Throughout the story we see Regan have to decide if she should get involved with her siblings “coming out” and figure out when to speak up and when to be quiet. We also see her deal with her own feelings towards Liam/Luna's transformation.

I read this book about 6 years ago and I'm still feeling it. This is probably the worst book hangover I have ever received as a few of the more emotional scenes really got me. I do recommend reading this book. I feel this would probably be most relatable to siblings of transgender individuals but could also allow valuable insight to others as well. 

Monday, June 10, 2019

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Review

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll


One sunny afternoon, Alice is sat by a tree listening to her sister read. All of sudden a white rabbit appears and runs down the rabbit hole. What was Alice to do upon seeing such a sight? She followed it of course! And thus Alice's Adventures in Wonderland begin. Along the way we meet the inhabitants of Wonderland; The White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter, The Queen Of Hearts, Cheshire Cat, The Blue Caterpillar, and of course The White Rabbit. Carroll takes us on a crazy adventure as we experience the most curious events happening deep inside the imagination of Alice.

But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”

Until recently, I had never read the story of Alice in Wonderland; not even the children's version. Nor had I ever watched the movie. Earlier this year I ended up listening to the audio book version; I enjoyed it but have trouble concentrating on books being read to me. Fast forward to last week I decide it's finally time to read it for myself.

I enjoyed this book. I liked how it made very little sense. It was just a fun little story you could get lost in without having to worry about any rhyme, reason or logic. Carroll just threw all that out the window and threw some crazy characters, weird situations and little bit more crazy all together and gave us this wonderfully charming piece of work.

I quite agree with you,” said the Duchess; “and the moral of that is—‘Be what you would seem to be’—or, if you’d like it put more simply—‘Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.’”

If you haven't read this classic yet, I recommend that you do. It's great for those times when you just want to read some nonsense or when you just want to let your imagination run wild. Alice in Wonderland is good for all ages. In fact, when I read it I read it with my daughter as her bed time story (over a few nights of course). It's fun, it's silly and it's definitely worth the time it will take you to read it. 

In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Cosplayed by Laura Maisano Review

Cosplayed
by Laura Maisano


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I received a free copy of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own.

Despite her love of comics, anime, comicons and everything else related, Audrey never imagined herself actually dressing up and playing a character. When her friend Dan needs her to fill in for his skit she enjoys it a lot more than she ever could of expected. For her next comicon Audrey decides to dress up as the popular character Sailor Moon. When two elite cosplayers make fun of her costume it sends Audrey into a teary panic attack. Then a boy, Kyle, comes to her rescue and basically makes it all better. Audrey soon finds out that Kyle has problems at home with his father. Add this to her not getting paid for her job because Uncle Rick is in danger of losing the business and the house and things quickly become intense. With everything so uncertain Audrey feels she must find a way to help Uncle Rick and Kyle while being broke and grounded herself.

I thought Audrey and Kyle were cute in a teenage first love sort of way. However, their relationship seemed to escalate at an extremely fast rate. After seeing each other twice, they were so determined to keep seeing each other that one or both (I'm not telling πŸ˜‰) resorted to lying and stealing. It honestly seemed a bit over dramatic reminding me of Romeo and Juliet (not in a good way).

The story wasn't bad though, as I was definitely entertained throughout its entirety. I enjoyed the overall story that was told. Besides the super fast-paced love, I found the characters easy to like. The only thing that was confusing to me was Audrey was supposed to be shy and had a lot of panic attacks, which in the book I believe she only had one. If the book was supposed to show her change it did so very quickly and without much attention, as she does things that don't really fit with being shy.

The ending was wrapped up quickly. It all seemed to wrap up a little too nicely as it went from a horrible situation to a pretty good one. While I did like the book, I think it would be better suited for someone else, possibly someone younger or more into the gushy romance. A hopeless romantic teenager would probably love this book. Also, fans of geeky books, romance or non, would enjoy this.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Curing My Venom By A. Rinum Review

Curing My Venom
by A. Rinum


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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I am leaving this review voluntarily. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own. 

Curing My Venom is a book of poetry that is divided into the 5 stages of grief; denial, anger, bargaining, depression  and acceptance. Using these headlines to organize their poetry, the author takes us through their journey of curing their own venom. 

While I can't claim that I connected to every poem in this book, the ones I did connect with got me right in the feels. These poems are both dark and beautiful. They portray the feelings of pain and devastation through many forms of grief and loneliness, but then as you progress in the book you see the underlying hope. 

There are illustrations on almost every page of this book. They look almost like sketches done by hand and are absolutely beautiful. I think they contribute wonderfully to the overall theme of the poems. 

I'd recommend this book to those who love dark poetry, anyone in a dark place, and anyone who has ever been in a dark place. 


Sunday, June 2, 2019

The Starter Wife by Nina Laurin Review

The Starter Wife
by Nina Laurin


⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own.

Claire is a writer. Byron is a college professor. After the death of Byron's first wife, Colleen, the two meet and soon get married. Even after the wedding Claire still feels like Byron never quite let go of Colleen. They live in her house with all of her things and the walls are still adorned with all of her paintings. Colleen's death was suspicious with no body ever found. Claire begins to become suspicious of Byron and soon begins a spiral of truth that changes both their lives and their marriage.

I enjoyed this book. I figured out a good portion of what was going to happen very early in the book, however, there were times when the author had me second guessing myself. The characters are quite typical with your average Crazy Ass Psycho. None of this was enough to stop me from enjoying it though, as I found myself wishing I could just stay hid away reading until the book was over. It was such a page turner and I really enjoyed every second of it!

I recommend this book to those who enjoy the crazy female characters and fans of domestic thrillers or even just thrillers in general. I really think fans of crazy women would definitely enjoy the this book a lot.


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