The Perfect Ghost is a perfect example of when I should just give up on reading a book. Call it quits. Kaput. Finis. For me, this was awkwardly written, poorly characterized, and forgettable. Barnes’ book seemed so convoluted that I’m not sure the author herself saw the ending coming. Em, the main character, is billed as agoraphobic, but is only written ...
Two main thoughts I'm taking away from Just One Day: 1)This is the kind of plot I would have loved as a teen, but as a mother, the thought of my daughter reading it makes me cringe. That said, I did enjoy it. 2) I really liked these characters, and found their story believable (if frustrating, but that's the point). But ...
Reading The Myth of You and Me was…odd. It’s about two women who were extremely close friends for a number of years, and then fall out because of a betrayal. Then one contacts the other after a long silence, because she is getting married. Let’s just say it hit a little close to home this month. Stewart is a good ...