Author: Megan Abbott

Book Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

Posted July 31, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 1 Comment
Book Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

What the hell did I just read? The Fever was seriously one of the most disjointed books I read this year. I didn’t like it, and I am not sure if it was meant to be this way in a style I did not connect with, but there was seriously a ton wrong with this book and I don’t know where to start or if I can even articulate it. First of all, you should know that it took me about a week for me to finish it. That’s pretty much unheard of around here in these parts. I mean, I can more »

Book Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

Posted June 19, 2014 by Kara in book review / 1 Comment
Book Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

I’m just really not sure about this book, guys, or what I’m supposed to think about it.  I was first introduced to The Fever because Nova Ren Suma had been tweeting about it, and anything NRS touches is gold, right?  And after I read Dare Me, which I loved, I was even more excited.  And while this was still incredibly well written, it just didn’t have that magic from her previous book. The Fever follows the Nash family – Tom, and his two kids, Eli and Deenie – as a mysterious illness sweeps the young girls of their small town more »

Forgotten Fridays: Dare Me by Megan Abbott

Posted May 23, 2014 by Kara in book review, forgotten fridays, Kara, Lyn / 3 Comments
Forgotten Fridays: Dare Me by Megan Abbott

Welcome to Forgotten Fridays. This mission of this feature is, twice a month, to review books that are more than a year old. And we review them TOGETHER! Most reviews have minor spoilers because it is hard to block them out in a back and forth dialogue about a book. So keep that in mind when reading, though we do try to not mention anything that would ruin a book for anyone. Lyn: Since I am first to start: Fuck this book. Bekka: NOOOOOOOOOO Kara: I fall somewhere in the middle again. I liked the writing, I loved the plot, but more »