Pride is a fantastic modern retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, a flirtation of characters who are richer, and those who are poorer.
Who knew mummy brown was actually, at one point, made of real ancient Egyptian mummies...
I was a little jealous of Allegra's chance to make as much money as she does right out of school, while living in NYC, and "living the dream." But like anything, once you take a look under the surface, things are anything but a dream.
I was in a fantasy reading slump for months - and The Phantom Forest pulled me out of it.
It did not disappoint.
Emily Carroll again delivers a disturbing and gory narrative, complete with illustrations that drink from a well of the macabre.
4 stars As usual, Ruth Ware wraps you around her twisty finger and pulls you in against your will.
The book starts off mid-action and does.not.stop.
The book is clawed through with suspense, and while reading most of it in one sitting, I was unnerved and sufficiently spooked.
Seed was a creepy, unnerving book on the curse of familial demonic possession.