Book Reviews

The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly

My mother and I had really made an effort to go into town so I could buy this book. We walked in through the doors of the bookstore and a man passed by saying “they’re closing.” We completely ignored him and pushed into the store, where a young employee told us that they were in the process of closing. “Wait! Please, we know what we want. It’s one book.” The employee glanced around and then relented. I got the book and shuffled hurriedly out the door. That was a miracle. Before I explain what this book is about, let me tell you about why I wanted to read it so badly...

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After getting this at my favorite second-hand bookstore, I had high expectations. The synopsis and quotes on the cover from places like the New York Times made it sound like such a good book. Let’s just say that as of this moment, I finished it ten minutes ago. I still am not sure how my expectations of this book effected my reading experience, but it was a rollercoaster...