Archive > April 2013

Every Secret Thing

Rating: I love Laura Lippman, and I was fascinated by the premise of this story, so I expected to love this book.  I did. For a little bit. The story of two girls who, through a series of incidents, end up going to juvenile hall for the death of a baby girl, starts out with […]

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The Exorcist

Rating: As a prelude to re-watching the classic 1973 film, my boyfriend Nick suggested I read the book. From what I remember of the movie (admittedly last seen several years ago), it is an extremely faithful adaptation of the book. In fact, I would say this is one of the more gratifying movie/book pairings I […]

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The White Tiger

Rating: I finished this book a couple of weeks ago, but it has taken me a little time to process how I felt about it. I think this is one of those books that I value, but do not necessarily “enjoy.” The story of  Balram Halwai, a poor Indian who manages to take advantage of […]

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