Eight Word Reviews

Last month, Matchmakers tweeted an eight-word review every weekday. In case you missed them, here they are:

Comic book tour turns into discovery of self. An Age of License: a Travelogue by Lucy Knisley.

Living poor in NYC, first job in publishing. My Salinger Year by Joanna Smith Rakoff.

Learning to walk, transform and overcome despite yourself. Mermaid:a Memoir of Resilience by Mary Eileen Cronin.

Law student becomes folk musician; creates beautiful melodies. Dream Your Life Away by Vance Joy.

Genius preteen girl loves learning but scares captors. The Girl with all the Gifts by Mike Carey.

Solving dark and twisty murders in gorgeous Wales. Hinterland.

Altered tapeworms improved human health; turns people violent. Parasite by Mira Grant.

Debut novel you must read this year! Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.

Pardoned convicted murderer wonders if she done it. Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little.

Prescription for deceit is a disruption to everyone. Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch.

Monstrous beast stalks survivors of failed arctic expedition. The Terror by Dan Simmons.

New blog post full of classical music recommendations. Not Your Grandparents’ Classical Music.

Lack of judgment leads to reality TV gig. Arts and Entertainments by Christopher R. Beha.

You believe the truth you choose to create. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

Kidnapped woman. Frantic family. Not what you’d think. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica.

Beautifully poetic songs that will empower all listeners. Heart on My Sleeve by Mary Lambert.

Preview your romantic future with your current partner. The Future for Curious People by Gregory Sherl.

Without you mirroring me, I am finding myself. Her: a Memoir by Chrita Parravani.



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