Robert Galbraith: The Cormoran Strike Books (Mulholland Books, 2013–2015)

This post isn’t a true review since I’m writing this after my second re-read of the entire series (although I’ve read The Cuckoo’s Calling and The Silkworm thrice), but I still wanted to take the time to write a post about it because I never got around to it after Career of Evil was released last October and I’m a slave to J.K. Rowling and I need to talk about it, OK?!

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Gillian Flynn — Dark Places; Broadway Books, May 2009

Gillian Flynn — Dark PlacesDark Places is the second Gillian Flynn novel I’ve read, and I’m going to need to take a significant break before I give Sharp Objects a try, because this shit is dark. Do you want to explore the unfathomable depths of human depravity? Just go read some Gillian Flynn. She looks like such a nice lady in her author photos, but she writes such chilling, gory scenes that it makes me want to curl up in my sock drawer and sleep for days. I’m still never going to get over what happened to Desi in Gone Girl. I’m afraid, you guys. This is why I’m not allowed to watch true crime shows or horror movies. I can’t get it out of my head!

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