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Book Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review: What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love? The book We Were Liars follows a group of friends who visit Beechwood Island every summer. Three of them are related (Johnny, Mirren, Cadence) and one is portrayed as just lucky to be involved (Gat). The narrator,…

Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Book Rating: 4/5 Book Review: As someone who cares about and over-analyzes literally everything, I needed this book in my life. I’ve been all about the self help books lately. Better life? More happiness? Feeling fulfilled? Being self confident? Sign. Me. Up. Share the secret! Well, Mark Manson would refer to me as a “self…

Book Review: Tell No Lies by Tanya Anne Crosby

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review First, I must note that this is a second book, but I think it could stand well on it’s own. Crosby wrote Speak No Evil, first, and you can read my review on that here. As a recap, I rated that book a 3/5 because it built up to a…

Book Review: The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Wow, The Silent Wife is definitely worth the read! Harrison truly built a web of complex emotions and storytelling and drew me in. I finished this within hours and couldn’t put it away! I can’t wait to see how they adapt this to film. I read that Nicole Kidman will…

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

It has been quite a while since I have posted! I’ve been so busy I haven’t had as much time as I would like to read and post. But I’m back at it now.  Before The Fall captured me from the very beginning. It intricately weaves through characters’ lives, building a web of understanding for…

Book Review: Maud’s Line by Margaret Verble

This book takes place is the 1920’s in Oklahoma. Maud is the main character, she is mixed white and Cherokee. Her mother had passed away from a snake bite when she was younger, so she only lives with her father, Mustard, and her brother, Lovely.  The book follows Maud’s family and romantic life. It is…

Book Review: One Second After

Wow, so I have quite a few thoughts on this one. Overall, I liked it. Good story line-terrifying but great. Basically, there is an EMP explosion that goes off over America, which shuts down any and all electronics. The book is set up from the perspective of the main character, a veteran named John who…