Tag Archives: good reads

Book Review: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

When you can’t see in front of you, life is nothing but surprises. Looking back, there were truly so few of them. Book Rating 2.5/5 Book Review Sweetbitter is another story about a young Midwesterner moving out to the big city and trying to find her way… I don’t have a problem with that, in…

Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

You need to remember that. If you’re to have decent lives, you have to know who you are and what lies ahead of you, every one of you. Book Rating 5/5 Book Review If you want to really sit back and think, you should pick up Never Let Me Go. The way it was written…

Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

How did you really know yours was the wold record and not just the only one someone had bothered to write down? Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Rabbit Cake is not my typical read. I am lucky that I happenstanced upon it in a library sale. I was enamored by the colorful cover and picked…

Book Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

She could decide how she was going to be. She had a choice. Life could be an endless series of joyless chores, or she could get totally pumped and make it fun. There were bad things, and there were good things, but she got to choose which things to focus on. Her mom focused only…

Book Review: The Strange Journey of Alice Pendelbury by Marc Levy

You know, love at first sight only exists in books. In real life, feelings grow slowly, the way one builds a house, stone by stone. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Marc Levy does it again! I enjoyed the last book I read by him, P.S. From Paris. So, I already had high expectations… and they were…

Book Review: Sphere by Michael Crichton

“We are, in reality, terribly frail animals. And we don’t like to be reminded of how frail we are–how delicate the balances are inside our own bodies, how short our stay on Earth, and how easily it is ended.” Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Well, Michael Crichton is starting to become one of my favorite…

Book Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Boxed in, she thinks. Forever. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I got chills! They’re multiplying. And I’m loooosing control… Ok, I’ll stop, call it a coping mechanism. No, but, seriously. Bird Box freaked me out. I’m going around turning all the lights on and looking around, but then remembering not to look and closing my eyes.…