March, 2024



March 2nd, 2024, 2:18 p.m. - Everything we do is music

7. The Book of Love (Kelly Link)
This book took more diversions than I've ever seen, and almost all of them were worth it. It's complex and confusing, and there were too many people to keep track of, but for the most part, I liked it.

Up next: Everyone Who Can Forgive Me Is Dead (Jenny Hollander)


March 6th, 2024, 6:22 p.m. - Another I liked for the most part

8. Everyone Who Can Forgive Me Is Dead (Jenny Hollander)
My only real complaints about this book are that we didn't get enough hints about the person behind everything, so it was impossible to put everything together, and the unnecessary epilogue. The rest was really strong, especially for a debut novel.

Up next: The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels (Janice Hallett)


March 10th, 2024, 12:03 p.m. - I would like to see the baby

9. The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels (Janice Hallett)
Reading Hallett's books kind of feels like studying. I try to figure out what's relevant to the mystery so I have an idea of what will show up on the test in the eventual explanation. I have never passed one of her tests. But I do enjoy trying.

Up next: Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect (Benjamin Stevenson)


March 16th, 2024, 3:59 p.m. - Speaking of studying

10. Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect (Benjamin Stevenson)
The day I solve one of Stevenson's mysteries is the day I become an actual detective.

Up next: Kill Show (Daniel Sweren-Becker)


March 20th, 2024, 6:25 p.m. - There are only two, maybe three likable people in this book

11. Kill Show (Daniel Sweren-Becker)
This was definitely creative and tackled a subject that I think is important (how much entertainment people get out of other's people's tragedies), but it didn't really work for me. The format left little room for character development, which meant I didn't really care about anyone. I need more from a book.

Up next: First Lie Wins (Ashley Elston)


March 27th, 2024, 6:02 p.m. - I can see why this is popular

12. First Lie Wins (Ashley Elston)
I like Elston's writing, and she threw in some great twists. I'll definitely read another thriller by her.

Up next: Rabbit Hole (Kate Brody)



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