October, 2023

October 4th, 2023, 6:32 p.m. - When will science have a cure for constantlyusingcharacters'fullnamesitis?

41. Dark Corners (Megan Goldin)
I don't think this was worth my time. Rachel Krall just isn't a compelling enough character for more than one book. And there was only one good twist in the whole thing.

Up next: The Quiet Tenant (Clémence Michallon)

October 9th, 2023, 11:54 a.m. - 300 pages of me internally screaming, "Get out of there!" like I was watching a horror movie

42. The Quiet Tenant (Clémence Michallon)
This was amazing. It says a lot that when I got down to the last 30 or so pages, I had to debate whether to wait to finish it or read it last night knowing that it would get my adrenaline pumping and I might have trouble sleeping. In the end, I couldn't put it off for even a few hours.

Up next: Starter Villain (John Scalzi)

October 15th, 2023, 1:02 p.m. - A strong contender for best cover art of all the books I've read this year

43. Starter Villain (John Scalzi)
Took a little while to get going, but once it did, it was so much fun. I'd love a movie or TV version. I nominate Adam DeVine as Charlie.

Up next: Congratulations, the Best Is Over! (R. Eric Thomas)

October 21st, 2023, 6:51 p.m. - Hope

44. Congratulations, the Best Is Over! (R. Eric Thomas)
I loved this so much. Thomas writes both humorous and touching scenes well. I wish this had been 200 pages longer.

Up next: Just Another Missing Person (Gillian McAllister)

October 29th, 2023, 4:00 p.m. - You've done it again, Gillian McAllister

45. Just Another Missing Person (Gillian McAllister)
I'm declaring McAllister the Queen of Twists. She is also officially on my list of authors I will read anything by.

Up next: Please Be Advised (Christine Sneed)

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