The Memory Police

The Memory Police

My Thoughts The Memory Police is one of the most disorienting and haunting novels that I had ever read. It felt like watching a black and white movie on a projector with film that is slowly deteriorating. The story centers…

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Confessions

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…

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Not a Sound

Not a Sound

My Thoughts Before I begin this review, let me start by saying that service dogs are awesome. Dogs in general are awesome but this book is a prime example of why service dogs are absolutely amazing and deserve all of…

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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why

My Thoughts This is a difficult story to unpack and process. The book tackles suicide and a number of other incredibly heavy themes that are not easy to approach and talk about even though they are topics that do need…

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Into the Water

Into the Water

My Thoughts Mystery can be a difficult genre to write. An author needs to strike a good balance between giving clues while not making things too predictable and adding twists that make sense but are not there merely for shock…

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Audition

Audition

My Thoughts Audition may just be one of the fastest reads I’ve had all year, finishing in just under 24 hours. The story follows an aging widower named Aoyama, who holds an audition to find a new bride. The narrative…

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Goblin Market

Goblin Market

My Thoughts My goodness, what a beautiful and surprising poem this is. The Goblin Market is a classic poem filled to the brim with enchanting rhymes and fairy tale-like imagery. It tells the story of a pair of sisters as…

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