The Institute by Stephen King

He said: Stephen King, kids, and a book called The Institute. It already sounds fucked up, right? This is not the kind of story I would have ever read if someone had only used those three characteristics of describing the book. If you’ve been following us (thank you!), you know this isn’t the first time... Continue Reading →

The Falling of Stars by Traci Finlay

She said: The Falling of Stars is the story of what comes after a high-schooler has committed suicide. How it affects the boy’s family, friends, school. And how it penetrates the minds of two crucial characters, the dual narrators: Eve (a concerned mother) and Malik (Eve’s 16-year-old son who also happens to be a former... Continue Reading →

Desert Rose by K Moore

He said: Desert Rose by K Moore is a thrilling and suspenseful novel that had me hooked from the first chapter. The book takes place in Dubai and revolves around Jen, our US expat narrator, who is a married mother of two. Jen is living in Dubai because her husband (also a US expat) does... Continue Reading →

Verity by Colleen Hoover

He said: Sorry for the delay in our reviews. Holidays, Erica’s b-day, post New Year lag, and the fact that we weren’t reading the same book at the same time all led to the delay. But we are back! 2019! And what a book to start with: Verity by Colleen Hoover. For those of you who have... Continue Reading →

Elevation by Stephen King

He said: Imagine you wake up one day, get on the scale in the morning, and find you weigh two pounds less than the day before—even before a morning BM. Then, in the afternoon, you find you weigh two pounds less than you did that morning. No matter what you eat, you still lose weight.... Continue Reading →

Providence by Caroline Kepnes

She said: I feel like books are becoming more diversified. They're not just one or two things anymore. Where the Shadow Lies was a mysterious thriller with a side of romance. Folsom was a political romance with a side of dystopia. And this book—Providence—is a romantic mystery with a side of science fiction. It's impressive really. People are so... Continue Reading →

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