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The Girl on the Train

Rating: 4 Stars
Published: January 2015
Genre: Adult Fiction // Thriller
Favorite Quote:

“He won’t say no to me.  I was thinking about it on the way home, and that’s the thing I like most about it, having power over someone.

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Book Review

Unreliable Narrators

Despite the fact that I read a lot (and I mean, A LOT) of YA lit, I do actually fill my bookshelf with absolutely everything. It’s a great habit because you get a taste of all the genres–the way they are shifting, moving, shaping. 362 more words


A Nasty Piece of Work

Today, gentle readers, we are going to talk about those nasty pieces of work who are not what you would call exemplary figures. Nasty but necessary, because if they didn’t abound, dance around, roam the story seeking whom they may devour, from off whom would you bounce your protagonist? 415 more words


A Review of "The Room"

The Room” was a compelling read. I finished the book in a little under 3 hours from start to finish. Jonas Karlsson has a very particular way of writing that made it very hard to put the book down. 262 more words


Baileys Women's Prize Longlist: Battle of the Unreliable Narrators

When the Baileys Women’s Prize Longlist was announced back in March, I was surprised at how few of them I’d read given how interesting the titles all looked.  386 more words

Patricia's Picks

“Find Me”: a “what if” we don’t want to answer in an examination of reality, emotions, and life through a novel

“Find Me,” a new novel by Laura van den Berg, is presented in a deceptively simple, straightforward style. Written in present tense by its protagonist, a young woman named Joy, often relying on facts and lists, she first exposes her attitude about her involuntary quarantine in a hospital, following an epidemic, which first robs people of their memories, then their lives. 534 more words

To Think About

The Walls Around Us

There is a thin line between fact and fiction. The lies we tell ourselves easily become an undeniable truth. Letting us make sense of situations and move on from our faults. 390 more words