The Birds Word with Robin: NYT Best Sellers Roundup

Presenting The Birds Word with Robin: A roundup featuring books on the New York Times bestsellers list. Reviewed by Robin Wasilewski for In the Stacks. 

Today I'll be reviewing three titles that have been on the New York Times bestsellers list.

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia is a horror novel.

This is the story of a long woman need Noemi Taboada's who travels to visit her cousin Catalina after receiving an alarming letter from her. When Noemi arrives at the Doyle house, she realizes that there is something that just isn't quite right, but she hasn't quite figured out what it is yet.  I haven’t really read that many, so I don't have much to compare it to. I will say that I don't think this book had any slow parts to it at all. 

Where the Crawdads sing by Delia Owens

This book is a mystery about a popular local man who is killed, and a girl Kya is immediately a suspect in this case. Kya Clark also known as Marsh Girl, grew up being abandoned by her entire family and shunned by most in the local village. This book travels back to explain Kya's life up to we reach her having to deal with being accused of murder.

The Killing Joke by Alan Moore

Let me start off by saying that this a good, but very dark graphic novel. In this story the main character is the Joker. It goes into detail of what it was that finally drove the Joker insane and how he is responsible for shooting and paralyzing one of the main characters from the Batman universe. 


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