Waiting on Wednesday #40

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post created by Breaking the Spine that features anticipated books. Losing the trial of his life could mean losing everything. When a young reporter is found dead and a prominent Philadelphia businessman is accused of her murder, Mick McFarland finds himself involved in the case of his life. The defendant, David … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday #40

Waiting on Wednesday #30

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post created by Breaking the Spine that features anticipated books. Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Bereconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to the forefront...and she inches closer and closer to her death. High … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday #30

Burying Water – K.A. Tucker

Burying Water is a novel about forbidden love and dangerous choices that will keep you reading until the last page.   Trigger Warning: Physical and sexual abuse The pacing is slower, however the characters are complex and fleshed out enough that it will keep you entertained the whole way through. The story is told in … Continue reading Burying Water – K.A. Tucker

Love Lies Beneath – Ellen Hopkins

The end of this novel closes with a poem titled: Lull. And that word alone encapsulates this novel completely. Ellen Hopkins is one of my favorite writers. Her verse is absolutely beautiful, so when I found out she wrote a novel in prose I had to read it. Unfortunately, it wasn't everything I wanted it … Continue reading Love Lies Beneath – Ellen Hopkins

Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty

Trigger warning: domestic abuse, rape Unfortunately, I’m in the minority when I say Big Little Lies is a complete waste of time and energy. It’s a 400-page novel with about 50 pages worth of action. Big Little Lies follows three housewives as they navigate the political and social minefield that is having a child in … Continue reading Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty

Lexicon – Max Barry

Lexicon has an interesting premise, but falls short with its execution. Lexicon follows a group of people who are able to influence others through the use of language. Emily Ruff is living on the streets when a recruiter sends her across the country to learn the art of persuasion through language. Will Jamieson is attacked … Continue reading Lexicon – Max Barry