The Gallery of Unfinished Girls Review

sarah taphom writes

I recently attended a book launch in Atlanta for Lauren Karcz’s (pronounced “cars”) debut novel, The Gallery of Unfinished Girls. I remember speaking with her at Becky Albertalli’s launch panel, but didn’t think she would remember me. I recall feeling very frazzled the other night, particularly because my friend and I got there a bit late (we couldn’t find the building for a while, and I basically drove around in circles until we spotted the sign). Lauren was in the midst of a Q&A session, to which I asked if she would be attending the Decatur Book Festival Labor Day weekend, and other events later this year. To my delight, the answer was yes!

She also remembered my face at least, when I finally got to get my copy signed. It was like every signing I’d been to previously; small, intimate, and just the right amount of crowded. There were…

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On The Shelf Reviews: Blog Tour; Before I Left by Daisy White.

On The Shelf Reviews

Genre: Mystery/thriller.

Description:

A LONG HOT SUMMER, A CITY BY THE SEA, AND A SERIAL KILLER ON THE LOOSE.

Nineteen-year-old runaway Ruby Baker and pregnant best friend Mary escape domestic violence in London to find a new home in Brighton. They join a glitzy set of party girls, who are hell-bent on enjoying themselves in the new freedom of the 1960s.

But their new life soon comes under threat. Someone is watching Ruby. A tall stranger who Ruby keeps spotting in the shadows.  This man may have followed them from London. And Ruby fears her dark secret will be exposed.

Then a murder at a local beauty spot brings danger for the party-loving set, and the first murder is followed by a second. Rumours of occult sacrifices spread across town

In a breathtaking conclusion, Ruby faces a race against time to save someone very close to her, and her…

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