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The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

I hear tell that this book was very hyped, and somehow in my book blog travels, I missed all that?  I knew almost nothing coming into this book, and I’m grateful for it, because if I heard a bunch of squeeing and dancing and excitement… I think my review would have been a lot different…. The Serpent King tells the story of three outcasts in a small Tennessee town.  Each one has a different personality, a different struggle… and a reader is bound to fall in love with one of the three, if not all of them.  First, you have […]

Posted October 28, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Everybody seems to really enjoy this book, but it sort of made me angry. I have such limited tolerance for Spoiled Rich Brat Is Sad stories.  Lockhart tries to humanize Cady sometimes – she has chronic migraines and is sad and gives her stuff away.  But she’s so fake and selfish; other characters call her out on her selfishness sometimes, which is a bit satisfying, but it’s not enough for me to like her.  The tragedy in her life is genuinely horrible, but she is so disconnected from it… I couldn’t be bothered to care, either. Reading this novel, I felt […]

Posted May 9, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //