2017 Reading Challenge (Part 1)

2017 Reading Challenge (Part 1)

First of all, it’s a public holiday today in New Zealand. Queen’s Birthday! It’s celebrated on the first Monday of every June. So, my weekend review won’t be up till tomorrow. Today, you get a bonus random post!

So I’m happy to announce that I’m halfway through with the Goodreads 2017 Reading Challenge. I have finished 10 books so far, my goal is 20. To some, this may not be much books, but to me, it is way more books than I have read for a long while. So here is my summary of the first 10 books I have read for the challenge! It’s a long post, so skim if you wish 😀

1) Dark Places – Gillian Flynn


I read this while I was sick one day in January. I’m a big fan of Gone Girl, so when I found this I thought it could be a worthwhile read.

The book is about Libby Day, who at the age of 7, was the only survivor of “The Satan Sacrifice”, where her mother and two sisters were murdered, and her brother was convicted as the killer. The story starts 25 years later, where she is approached by “The Kill Club”, a society obessessed with notorious crimes, who are sure that Ben was not the killer, which leads to her investigating more about her past.

I rated this 4 out of 5 stars. It was a very thrilling read, and I tend to get very involved in these kinds of books. If I get sucked in enough, I won’t put the book down until I finished it, which is what happened with this book. I wasn’t that happy with the ending, I still preferred Gone Girl, but this is another great read from Gillian.

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