Book Review: All the Missing Girls

all the missing girls

Ever since Gone Girl hit shelves years ago, it seems like every novel with a dark topic and a crazy plot twist has been likened to it. This bothered me so much. The books I did read that were compared to Gone Girl were, in fact, nothing like it at all. I felt like reviewers were just blanketing a […]

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Book Review: A Small Indiscretion

If you follow me on Instagram (if not, why don’t you?!) then you probably saw my post about “Blind Date with a Book” a while back. If you haven’t heard about it yet, Blind Date with a Book is a new phenomenon in which you purchase a book that is covered with brown paper. There […]

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Book Review: Rules of Civility

rules of civility

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (how cool is the author’s name, btw?!) was the last book I hunted down at the library before my “Books to Read” list disappeared into thin air. Or thin cyberspace, I guess. I suppose that’s what I get for keeping several years-worth of book titles in a note on my iPhone. […]

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Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Over. The. Top. That’s the best way to describe Kevin Kwan’s novel, Crazy Rich Asians. When I brought this one home from the library, the title was met by raised eyebrows from my family members. And no, the title is not some cutesy inside joke you’ll get once you read the book – it’s pretty […]

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Book Review: Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper

Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper…by Hilary Liftin. That’s a mouthful, huh? Upon further inspection you’ll realize that Lizzie Pepper is a fictional movie star, but the novel is written as a faux tell-all by the character. The cover jokes that the novel is “ghostwritten” by Liftin, but she is truly the only author. I started […]

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Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns

I know I’m late to the game on this one. About eight years late, in fact. But no new, trending novel has compelled me to write a review as strongly as this one has. As I read Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns, one word kept repeating itself in my brain: Perspective. We all need […]

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Book Review: The One and Only

As I sit down to write a review of Emily Giffin’s The One and Only, I’m realizing how conflicted I feel about it. Let me start with a brief synopsis. The story follows 33-year-old Shea Rigsby from Walker, a small town in Texas. The town takes a Friday Night Lights-esque approach to football – they live, eat, and […]

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Book Review: The Chocolate Money

I realize my last book review was only two posts ago. Normally, I don’t write reviews until weeks, or even months, after I actually read the book. That being said, I finished this book in one day, so I figured my review should be posted just as promptly. I don’t even remember where I heard about […]

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