American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

Allegedly, my generation is one that has been largely desensitized to violence and gore. We are harder to shock and gross out, which explains why film, television, and literature have become increasingly graphic. That being said, American Psycho is one of the most disturbing novels that I have ever read. This is not a compliment. Continue reading “American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis”

The Devil in Silver by Victor Lavalle

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Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

This book is generating a lot of buzz on Amazon, even nabbing a spot as one of the September Amazon Best Books of the Month. The other books to debut this month must have been exceptionally appalling, because Burial Rites was truly one of the most painfully boring novels I have ever endured. That is saying a lot, as I have read some tedious novels in my time. Continue reading “Burial Rites by Hannah Kent”

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

I HATED ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS BOOK. EVERYTHING. LOUD NOISES! This was one of those novels that both Audible and Amazon have been recommending to me for over a year. I was so sick of seeing the stupid cover in my You Might Like… feeds that I felt obligated to just read it and be done with it. I honestly and truly assumed that I would enjoy it. I was so very wrong. So very, very wrong. Continue reading “Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple”

Don’t Breathe a Word by Jennifer McMahon

Fifteen years ago, Sam’s sister went missing after she let select family know that she was leaving to become the Queen of the Faeries. Now, Sam and his girlfriend Phoebe are pulled back into the mysterious disappearance and are left to grapple with the possibility that there is a Faerie King out there. Continue reading “Don’t Breathe a Word by Jennifer McMahon”