The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Characters with shady pasts, the perfect bride and groom, an isolated island? The Guest List sounds like a great whodunnit story? At first, I expected the murder to happen in the first few chapters and then the following chapters would be the characters looking for clues and unveiling the killer. I was kind of confused when that did not happen. Instead, The Guest List starts off with the day before the wedding (and the murder). Majority of the chapters are actually the background stories of the different characters. The murder doesn’t actually happen until around 60% of the book. And […]

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The Who Am I? Book Tag: Getting to Know Me Through Books

Hello guys! How are you? I was tagged by Eternity Books for this book tag and I really really enjoyed this book tag. So, thank you so much for tagging me! I just have to warn you that this post has been extremely more personal than I initially intended. Still, I really have so much fun writing this post so here goes: If your life were a book genre, what would it be? I honestly feel like my life has been a long young adult coming-of-age kind of story. Back in high school, I was like the anti-villain but in […]

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The Catcher in the Rye

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At first, I really hated the book. I thought it was boring with so many run-on sentences. I thought it was nothing but a teenager ranting the hell out. It actually reminded me of my teenage diary. I couldn’t find myself connecting with Holden in any way so I was really considering DNFing the book. But I didn’t and I’m glad so. The charm of the book lies on the middle to end part. I started liking it when he visited Phoebe. I started to realize the complexity of Holden. I realized that Holden’s inability to connect with other people […]

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