The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

After The Hunger Games and The Twilight Saga, I was left with a really awful aftertaste for the Young Adult genre. That brief interlude into the melodramatic and intellect-demeaning world of teenage fiction only made me remember why I never visited during my own young adulthood. I have been studiously avoiding The Fault In Our Stars for the better part of a year. Amazon, Audible, and Tarah made daily attempts to force this book down my throat, but that pesky Young Adult label always drove me away in the end. I finally gave in, prepared for the worst and already planning a vengeful and scathing review. Continue reading “The Fault in Our Stars by John Green”

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What the Nanny Saw by Fiona Neill: An Account of Boring, Snobby, Rich People

Just a few pages into Fiona Neill’s What the Nanny Saw, I was already pretty angry – not a good sign. The first red flag was that a key character was named “Bryony.” Upon encountering this unfortunately named woman, I was forced to consult the book jacket to confirm that I was not accidentally reading some surprise sequel to The Hunger Games. Nope – this book was, indeed, called What the Nanny Saw. Continue reading “What the Nanny Saw by Fiona Neill: An Account of Boring, Snobby, Rich People”