In the Stacks Episode 72: The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly

A video book review of The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly. Purchase the book on Bookshop here, and on Amazon here.

"After an uneventful four years of college in London, Karen finally gets the chance to let loose the summer after graduation. She meets Biba and her brother Rex, and things are never the same. Karen had been going through the motions with her suburban-bound housemates and jock boyfriend, letting things happen instead of controlling her own destiny.

"Then suddenly she’s been dumped, and her roomies are all spending the summer in France without her. Karen’s barely noticed because of the girl-crush she has on Biba. It’s the high 90s and Biba and Rex live a life of true decadence, having been abandoned by their father after their fashion model mother committed suicide." -- Michelle Z. from In the

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