February Wrap-up

Despite it being a short month I managed to read quite a few books in February! This is just a brief run down rather than full reviews as I am only starting this blog in March!

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This is the story of a high school shooting. It’s told from the point of view of the mother of the shooter, Kevin. An interesting idea for a book but this was probably my least favourite of those I read in February, I just felt it was a bit slow and long.

 

Sisterskeeper

This is the story of a young girl who tries to become medically emancipated so she doesn’t have to keep being a donor for her sick sister. I had seen the film before reading the book, so generally knew what to expect. The end of the book is totally different to that of the film though so even if you have seen the film this is definitely worth the read.

 

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Having enjoyed Gone Girl I was keen to try another Gillian Flynn book and this didn’t disappoint. The book is about the murder of a family, that one surviving member went to prison for. Many years later doubt over the culprit is raised and the book explores what really happened. It was a good read but I was a little disappointed with the truth that comes out.

 

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This follows a couple on a trip across Europe that goes horribly wrong. Like Dark Places it was generally a good read but I was a little disappointed by the ending and the theme behind all of the problems.

 

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This follows a married couple that seem perfect but, as the title suggests things are very different “behind closed doors”. This was one of the better books I read this month and I would definitely recommend it.

 

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The cover says it all really. The main character finds a book in her house that turns out to be about her. What is written in the book is not however the real story. It is a good read, a little sad when you find out the truth.

 

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I know this is very popular on Book Tube but I am not a fan. I think YA in general just isn’t really for me so that may be the problem. This follows two teenagers that meet when they are both sort of planning to jump off a bell tower to kill themselves. They develop a relationship and it goes from there.

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