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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

WOW. After hearing so many glowing reviews, I was almost afraid to read this novel. I'm glad that I finally got over my trepidation, though, since this is a masterpiece that exceeds the hype that has been piled on it. The plot follows a woman named Monique Grant, a writer for a popular magazine. She… Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

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Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes | Book Review

Paris for One & Other Stories is a collection comprised of one novella and eight short stories about women in relationships, both great and lackluster. Paris for One, the novella, is easily the standout and feels the most like Jojo Moyes' typical writing. This story sees a woman being left alone in Paris after her… Continue reading Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes | Book Review

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Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates | Book Review

This book started off really strong. Grist Mill Road kicks off in 1982, with the brutal attack of a young girl at the hands of a fellow peer and his best friend as a witness. The story then flashes to 2008, and charts the lives of the three characters as they still struggle with the… Continue reading Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates | Book Review

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One Day in December by Josie Silver | Book Review

Laurie sees a handsome guy out of her bus window one day in December (see where the title comes from?) and instantly falls in love. She is convinced this man is her soulmate... until her bus leaves and she misses her chance of meeting him. She searches for a year for him to no avail.… Continue reading One Day in December by Josie Silver | Book Review

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Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams | Book Review

This is one hell of a strange novel that shouldn't work, but does. Featuring time travel, an electric monk, missing cats, and a horse in a bathroom, Dirk Gently¬†feels like a somewhat Frankensteined book for the majority of the story. What a fun mishmash this is, though. The characters are entertainingly oddball, the titular detective… Continue reading Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams | Book Review