Review: Case Histories // A Case of the “Not For Me”

Review by Mary Kat Rating: 😻😻 /5Recommend for: This wasn't a good fit for me, so I'm not sure. If you enjoyed this one, let me know in the comments! A Case of the "Not For Me" SPOILERS AHEAD! Continue at your own risk. Intro Case Histories by Kate Atkinson is a book I was … Continue reading Review: Case Histories // A Case of the “Not For Me”

Review: Grief Is The Thing With Feathers // An Experiment on Loss

Review by Mary Kat Rating: 😻😻😻/5Recommend for: Fans of experimental, poetic works and those particularly in the mood for a short literary read on grief and loss Intro Grief Is The Thing With Feathers by Max Porter is more poem than book. It's a poetic, bewildering, and experimental novella (or long short story? extended poem?) … Continue reading Review: Grief Is The Thing With Feathers // An Experiment on Loss

Review: Ghost Wall // Taunt, Suffocating, and Memorable

Review by Mary Kat Rating:  πŸ˜»πŸ˜»πŸ˜»πŸ˜»/5Recommend for: Those up for a well-written, taunt novella about history, family, and patriarchy Intro Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss is a taunt little novella that starts off tense and grows ever more suffocating as the story goes on. It's a very specific story -- about a class's re-enactment of Britons … Continue reading Review: Ghost Wall // Taunt, Suffocating, and Memorable

Review: The Pisces // What Did I Just Read?

Review by Mary Kat Rating: 😻😻/5Β Recommend for:Β Very adventurous readers with a dark and dirty sense of humor Intro Attempting to review The Pisces by Melissa Broder is a challenge, to say the least. The book is intense, bewildering, and inscrutable. It is full of vulgar and graphic material. Why did I read it? I was asking … Continue reading Review: The Pisces // What Did I Just Read?

Review: The Silent Patient // Screams Breakout Hit

Review by Mary Kat Rating: 😻😻😻😻😻 /5Recommend for: Lovers of thrillers, mysteries, and psychological dramas, must-read! Intro The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides rocked my world, to put it simply. It was so fun and thrilling that I could not put it down. Of course, that's a clichΓ©, but what else is there to say? Sometimes a … Continue reading Review: The Silent Patient // Screams Breakout Hit

Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Review: 😻😻😻😻😻/5 Cats Recommended for: Everyone (but especially Fantasy Freaks and Magic Lovers)Reviewed by Cass Warning: Spoilers EVERYWHERE (bound to happen when I fan out over HP) Excuse me, do you have a moment to talk about our writing savoir, J.K. Rowling? This next post of Harry Potter is coming out at the best time … Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Review: The Sentence is Death // But the Review is a Rave

Review by Mary Kat Rating: 😻😻😻😻 /5Recommend for: Fans of whodunnits and those in mood for a light, fun read Good advice for murder mysteries: watch your step (and your back) Intro The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz is the second in the Hawthorne series and manages to surpass its predecessor. As usual for … Continue reading Review: The Sentence is Death // But the Review is a Rave

Review: My Sister, The Serial Killer // Sisters, Killers, and The Trauma That Binds

Review by Mary Kat Rating: 😻😻😻😻😻 /5Recommend for: Those in the mood for a funny and deliciously dark read Sisters, Killers, and The Trauma That Binds Intro My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite is a deliciously dark and funny book that I devoured in less than a day. The book centers on two … Continue reading Review: My Sister, The Serial Killer // Sisters, Killers, and The Trauma That Binds

Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Rating: 5/5 Cats Recommended for: Anyone craving a timeless fantasy Reviewed by: Cassandra Rai Warning: Spoilers Ahead (for those who don't already know this classic storyline) Onto the next novel, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. The fantasy world of Hogwarts keeps you hooked in this next installment and will keep you wanting to … Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets