Book Review- Code Name: Papa, My Extraordinary Life while Hiding in Plain Sight by John Murray

My Review – ★★★

Reading biographies and thriller/suspense novels puts me a bit out of my comfort zone, I have to remember to set that feeling aside and look at books from a general reader perspective. I did so with this novel, and was pleasantly surprised. The story itself, about “Papa” is riveting and exciting, but I felt there were areas throughout that lacked thorough development and the relaxed style of writing was not my cup of tea. That being said, Code Name: Papa My Extraordinary Life was an overall quick and fun read!

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Book Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

My Review – ★★★★★

This is one of many recently released YA books that was super hyped up on social media (IG specifically) which made me really worried it was all for the cover and not necessarily for content. I’ve just finished buddy reading Caraval with my boyfriend and within the first few chapters I knew that my previous assumptions were completely wrong, this book deserves all the hype that it is receiving! I’m very impressed with Stephanie Garber as a debut author, and unless any other excellent contenders come along this may even be my favorite debut novel of 2017! There was not a moment that I felt bored or lost with the story, the twists and turns just kept coming and my heart was pounding the entire time I read!

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