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Light Novel Review

Goth

My Thoughts Goth is a strange book to talk about, it is the type of book that I absolutely loved while also recognizing the absurdity of the story. The synopsis for the novel is poorly written, it leads prospective readers to think that Morino, a young gothic girl, is the main character and that she …

Book Review

The Perfect Nanny

My Thoughts I really struggled to put my thoughts together on this book, partially because The Perfect Nanny was not what I had expected and one of the more unique stories I’ve ever read. I feel that it is mismarketed as a mystery thriller when it was neither, to me this is a horror novel …

Book Review

Tender Is the Flesh

My Thoughts What would happen to the meat industry if animals were suddenly inedible? Wiped out by a terrifying virus that makes animals toxic to humans. Tender is the Flesh answers that question in the coldest, cruelest way possible: cannibalism. To avoid the collapse of multiple industries and to satiate humanity’s “need” for meat, the …

Book Review

Now You’re One of Us

My Thoughts I have found a true Japanese gothic and I am head over heels in love! Now You’re One of Us is the story of a young woman that marries into a very large, traditional Japanese family. All members of the family live under the same roof in a sprawling estate, they welcome her …

Book Review

In the Miso Soup

My Thoughts I’m beginning to think that I have an unhealthy obsession with Japanese thrillers, I’ve loved every single one that I have picked up so far. In the Miso Soup is a noir thriller about a tour guide that takes wealthy American patrons around the red light district in Japan. Kenji thinks that he …

Book Review

Confessions

My Thoughts Yuko is a teacher that finds out that two of her students had murdered her daughter and finds herself conflicted between her duty as an educator and her despair and desire for revenge. This book even from the premise sounds insane and incredibly dark, doesn’t it? Confessions is the debut novel of Japanese …