May, 2022

May 1st, 2022, 2:09 p.m. - I regret not following Benoit on Twitter before this

19. Well, This Is Exhausting (Sophia Benoit)
Mara Wilson's blurb on the front of the book says it all: "Funny, frank, insightful, and incisive." The perfect balance of heavy and light.

Up next: The Kill Club (Wendy Heard)

May 7th, 2022, 2:32 p.m. - It's like The Collective, but better

20. The Kill Club (Wendy Heard)
Dark and twisted and disturbing. I loved it.

Up next: The Disappearing Act (Catherine Steadman)

May 13th, 2022, 4:57 p.m. - Introducing Chekhov's Hollywood sign

21. The Disappearing Act (Catherine Steadman)
Interesting concept and it gets off to a good start, but...I don't know. Mia didn't feel like a fully realized character to me. It's hard to root for someone you think is being reckless.

Up next: Good Rich People (Eliza Jane Brazier)

May 20th, 2022, 8:08 p.m. - Say "Moët" one more time, I dare you

22. Good Rich People (Eliza Jane Brazier)
This started off weird, quickly went off the rails, and just kept getting more insane. None of that was in a good way.

Up next: Blood Sugar (Sascha Rothchild)

May 26th, 2022, 6:03 p.m. - "[O]ne murder every ten years seemed extremely reasonable"

23. Blood Sugar (Sascha Rothchild)
Like The Kill Club, this was dark and twisted and disturbing and I loved it. Just when I thought things wrapped up a little too neatly, my only real complaint, there was a twist that made it better.

Up next: I'll Be You (Janelle Brown)

May 31st, 2022, 7:51 p.m. - Kind of disappointing

24. I'll Be You (Janelle Brown)
For a novel described as "twisty," there sure weren't that many twists. It would have benefited from more.

Up next: The Change (Kirsten Miller)

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