The Grownup | book review

The Grownup | book review

An unnamed young woman makes a living the only way she knows how---by conning people. Since she was a child, she's been in the business of fraud. When a developing case of carpal tunnel threatens her current job, she's offered a new position at Spiritual Palms reading auras. Easy enough, right? Just ...

Dark Places | book review

Dark Places | book review

Title: Dark Places Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher: Shaye Areheart Books Publication Date: May 2009 Rating: 5 stars Wow. Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl left me speechless. It had me flipping page after page, only to reach the end, throw the book across the room (gently, but angrily), and curl up in a ball to ponder life. Well, I can honestly [...]

Sharp Objects | book review

Sharp Objects | book review

Title: Sharp Objects Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher: Shaye Areheart Books Publication Date: September 2006 Rating: 4 stars I apologize for my lack of reviews - being in college has severely limited my time for reading. Trust me, I am not happy about it. I've missed reading for fun. I started Sharp Objects towards the beginning of the month, got about [...]

Gone Girl | book review

Gone Girl | book review

Title: Gone Girl Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher: Crown Publication Date: January 2012 Rating: 5 stars Honestly, this book deserves more than 5 stars. Absolutely astounding. I decided to take a break from my infinite string of YA fiction to read this thriller/mystery/suspense gem of a novel, and thank God I did - I was blown away.Gone Girl [...]

Trip to the bookstore

I'm on vacation in West Virginia right now, and yesterday my family and I went shopping. We passed this bookstore and, duh, I made my dad turn the car around so that I could spend my time and money there. After searching the aisles, I finally decided upon two books: I have all of the [...]