Book review: When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Permalink

I’ve not read many of Mary Kubica’s novels, which is a tad weird as they always sound like they’d be my reading bread-and-butter – genre-wise.

I’m very glad I made the last minute decision to download a review copy of this book though, as I was amazed (again, I’m not sure why!) at how much I enjoyed it.

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four-stars

Book review: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda

Monday, August 21, 2017 Permalink

This book by Kaira Rouda gives us one of the most unlikeable male leads I’ve come across in a while. Untrustworthy and unlikeable narrators aren’t a new thing… think Girl on the Train and so forth, however I think the creepiest thing about our lead character Paul is that he lies to us. Out of laziness or habit I think, rather than any real fear of what we’ll think of him.

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four-half-stars