May 262015
Review: Sharp Objects

This was a seriously messed up story. I spent a lot of time trying to decide if I like it or not, and I just can’t decide. There are just so many elements at play that it’s difficult for me to figure out exactly what I thought of the book. Camille has had a very messed up life, with a messed up family, and lived in a very messed up town. Combined, there was just nothing “normal” in the story, and I think this lack of backdrop made it hard to take in everything. And there was a lot to […]

Aug 042014
Review: Gone Girl

This book made my head explode. In the best and messiest way possible. I tried really hard to think of a way to describe this without swearing, but I can’t. This book is a serious mindfuck. There, I said it. And it’s true. The start of this book seems relatively normal. Nick comes home and his wife is missing and there appears to be signs of foul play. He’s obviously a suspect in the case. The story is narrated in alternating viewpoint chapters, one for Nick and then one for Amy. Everything progresses as expected, and it’s easy to see […]