Genre: Drama


Jul 29
Review: Gated by Amy Christine Parker

Review: Gated by Amy Christine Parker

I’ve always been fascinated by cults, primarily because I can’t understand what could possibly drive someone to seek some kind of purpose within such a group.  I suppose there are as many reasons to join a cult as there are cult members in the world.  In Gated, a family is drawn into a cult led by a named Pioneer shortly after they suffer the disappearance of one of their daughters.  Pioneer preys on their grief and terror, gaining their trust… Read more »


Jun 17
Review: The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

Review: The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

I kept waiting and waiting to like The Sea of Tranquility.  It has one of the highest ratings on Goodreads I’ve come across, with thousands of reviews, along with an overall 5-star rating on Amazon.  But it never happened.  I slogged through because of all the praise, but I was ultimately disappointed. The main source of my disappointment was one of the two main characters/narrators, Nastya.  Throughout the book, she references a horrible trauma without providing details.  This trauma led… Read more »