Book Review | The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton’s debut novel, The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle caught my eye immediately. It’s a mystery novel with a fantastical element – sort of like Groundhog’s Day, if someone died. Plus, the I couldn’t resist the beautiful cover. So I had to read it. And I’m glad I did. (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis […]

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Book Review | Too Close to Breathe

Mystery is probably one of my least-read genres. I do love the occasional mystery novel, but most of the time I’m just too overwhelmed by the number of them to pick anything other than the books everyone’s talking about. Lately, I’ve been in the mood for a good mystery (thank all the ID shows I’ve […]

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Book Review | If We Were Villains

Immediately upon seeing the details of M. L. Rio’s debut novel, If We Were Villains, I was sold. Honestly, had I known relatively little about the story, I would have been sold on the cover alone – just look at it! But the fact that it’s a mystery about a group of Shakespearean actors intrigued me. […]

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Book Review | Nutshell

Ian McEwan is one of those authors I’ve been meaning to read for a while, but haven’t gotten around to; I’ve had a copy of Atonement sitting on my shelf for years. But when I heard about his newest novel, I knew I had to get my hands on it. Nutshell is unlike anything I’ve ever read […]

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Book Review | The Secret History

Donna Tartt’s The Secret History has been on my TBR for years. But despite that, I didn’t know much about it. Still, it had been recommended to me by a few blogger friends, it fit one of my reading challenges, and it has great reviews, so I decided to give it a shot. After deciding to […]

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