Short & Sweet Book Reviews

Hi! I’ve read so many good books lately, and some… Not as great books, that I wanted to review all of them at once. So here are some short & sweet book reviews, all keeping to one or two sentences. Like if you enjoyed this format and want to see a post like this again!

Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters image

This thrilling and tightly woven book is set in Victorian England, centering around a girl growing up amongst criminals and a girl with a fortune, and is basically what would happen if Charles Dickens wrote about lesbians.

The layered characters and intriguing plot make for an entertaining- and really hard to put down- historical novel.

 
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Why You Should Read 226 Pages of Nothing

Nothing by Janne Teller explores questions of meaning in the story that shows how horrible seventh graders can be. This is one of the strangest books I’ve ever read, but it feels terrifyingly realistic.

Nothing matters. I have known that for a long time. So nothing is worth doing.

I just realized that.

Pretty fun, right?

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