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Revenge by Yōko Ogawa — book review

Having read two novels by Yōko Ogawa, I was curious to read Revenge, a collection of interconnected short stories. Ogawa’s magnifies the sense unease that usually permeates her narratives (even The Housekeeper and the Professor has its unsettling moments), as these stories seem intent on unnerving their readers. The characters within these pages are morbid, […]

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STONE MOTHERS : BOOK REVIEW

  Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly ★★★✰✰ 2.5 stars (rounded up to 3) “People lie to cover their tracks all the time but in the aftermath of true horror, there is a window – minutes, even seconds long – where shock drives out dissemblance and there is only room for a kind of devastated honesty.” […]

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THE SILENT PATIENT: BOOK REVIEW

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides ★★✰✰✰ 1.5 of 5 stars  (rounded up because this is a debut so…) “Please don’t let’s get dramatic.”      I’ve been a bit hesitant about writing this review since the majority of readers really enjoyed this debut. However, since Goodreads allows us to express and respect our different opinions […]

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