• Book Review

    The Ghost Tree

    My Thoughts The Ghost Tree is such a wonderful witchy read perfect for the upcoming Halloween season. A small town is shaken by the gruesome deaths of two girls that nobody seems to know. Lauren is still dealing with the death of her father the year before, yet the people in the town seem disinterested in investigating these crimes. There’s something wrong in this small town and its dark woods. “Terrible things happen and we just pretend everything is fine. We forget about them.” The story is told from multiple perspectives which is effective in building the mystery and structuring character relationships. Many of the characters were one dimensional and…

  • Book Review

    The Gift

    Warnings: Violence My Thoughts I won’t mince words with this one—I hated this story, flat out hated it. I like stories with flawed or even awful main characters, and I’ve always tended to love villains in many movies and stories, none of that bothers me. Lyla, the main character in this story, is detestable, and not even because of her actions in the story, she was painful to even read about. She is a conceited and selfish narrator that cares about the disappearance of her daughter because she is hers, like a piece of property. Every single detail of her wealth is described and Lyla just oozes disgusting celebrity drama.…