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46 reviews

Ghost Lover by Lisa Taddeo

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adventurous challenging dark tense slow-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

2.5

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

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dark reflective sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? N/A
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0

How to Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie

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Did not finish book. Stopped at 11%.
MC rambled on for too long about everything else except for the details of how she killed her family. Dropped it.
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

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adventurous emotional funny hopeful informative inspiring lighthearted reflective relaxing fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

5.0

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana EnrĂ­quez

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adventurous challenging dark mysterious sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? N/A
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

5.0

Morbid, but beautiful!! 
I'd rate the stories in the following order: 
1. Kids who come back
2. Where are you, dear heart?
3. Meat
4. The well
5. No birthdays or baptisms
6. The lookout
7. The cart
8. Rambla triste
9. Angelita unearthed
10. Back to when we talked to the dead 
11. Our lady of the quarry
12. The dangers of smoking in bed.
Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors

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challenging emotional funny hopeful reflective relaxing sad fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

The Centre by Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi

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dark hopeful inspiring reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

3.0

The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels by Janice Hallett

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adventurous challenging dark mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.0

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

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Did not finish book. Stopped at 46%.
Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung

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adventurous challenging dark emotional mysterious reflective tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

5.0