The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediately diagnoses beautiful, rich Susan as an unhappy woman eager to give herContinue reading “The Grownup by Gillian Flynn”

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Thursday Things 11/12

Look! My Harry Potter tattoo was featured on Mel Reads Comics last week. My leg is famous. 🙂 I haven’t been quiet about my distaste for all things Twilight, but I saw this post about Stephenie Meyer’s picks for a Life and Death movie… and I kind of like it?! I love Emma Stone &Continue reading “Thursday Things 11/12”

Top Ten Tuesday* 10/14

Top Ten Author Duos You’d LOVE to See Write A Book Together Eliza Crewe and Danielle Paige would make the snarkiest novel ever. 2. Jennifer Weiner and Emily Giffin. 3. Michelle Moran and Diana Gabaldon. 4. Melissa Gray and Laini Taylor. 5. Tamora Pierce and JK Rowling. 6. Gillian Flynn & Kimberly McCreight – twistiestContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday* 10/14”

Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 13

Day Thirteen: Your favorite writer She’s relatively new in the author world I would say (her first novel was published in 2006) but she has definitely won me over and I will forever read anything she publishes. Gillian Flynn is absolutely amazing. The way that she writes, the way she captures your attention and youContinue reading “Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 13”

Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 1

Day One: Best book you read last year Things are speeding up around school and work, so we’ve decided to take part in a 30 day book challenge to keep our blog active (don’t worry—we’re still reading!). Asking me to choose a favorite book, even in the timespan of year, is like asking a motherContinue reading “Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 1”