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Reviews by ohyeahbooks

The Paper Wasp
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Mar 26 2019 – 10:41 AM

Not for me

The Paper Wasp didn't work for me. It's not that it's badly written--the writing is fine,...

Leave No Trace
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Feb 08 2019 – 07:13 AM

Must read

Leave No Trace is one of the best books I've read in a long time and is easily in my top five...

The Other Woman
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Jan 23 2019 – 02:34 PM

Didn't work for me

I liked the beginning of this book. But as things slowly unfolded (most of the "action" is in the...

An Anonymous Girl
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Jan 23 2019 – 01:16 PM

Cliche

An Anonymous Girl opens strongly, with hard working makeup artist Jess, who is struggling to...

The Silent Patient
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Dec 20 2018 – 10:16 AM

Packs a punch

Jaw. On. Floor. There's that moment in The Silent Patient. The "Wait, what? What??" moment...

Furyborn
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Nov 25 2018 – 05:39 AM

Too long

Furyborn is a great idea, opens strong, and then is about at least 200 pages long, needed a b...

Virgil Wander
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Nov 25 2018 – 05:24 AM

Worth the wait!

Virgil Wander is Leif Enger's first novel in about ten years and it was completely worth the...

The Darkest Star
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Nov 25 2018 – 05:08 AM

Never quite worked

I love Jennifer L. Armentrout's contemporary young adult novels and when I saw she had a new...

Consumed
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Nov 25 2018 – 04:53 AM

Misogynistic

Tl;dr: If you really don't like millennials, and don't mind that only the female mc* is portrayed...

Watching You
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Nov 25 2018 – 04:46 AM

Wonderful!

Lisa Jewell has done it again! Watching You is a great psychological thriller where no one is...

I Have Lost My Way
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Nov 01 2018 – 03:15 PM

Formulaic

Another "all in one day" book from Ms. Forman, who I hope tries something different with her next...

The Dream Daughter
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Nov 01 2018 – 02:34 PM

Sentimental Fluff

Teeth-rottingly sweet, overly sentimental fluff. But could be a comforting read for those who...