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The Shining Girls - Lauren Beukes
The Shining Girls
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007464586 (0007464584)
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
2.5 The Shining Girls
While reading this book, I began to imagine a conversation that goes something like this: A whole bunch of authors: “We like to try to confuse readers by making our stories bounce back and forth between three or four different time periods.” Lauren Beukes: *indelicate snort* “Bitches, that’s not...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
4.0 The Shining Girls Review
First, we'll address the 800-pound gorilla in the room."How you doin', Mr. Bananas?""Doing fine, E. How's the family?""They're well. Autumn's growing up too quick and Chris... well, Chris is a dude. You know how dudes are.""I do, I do. So what is it that I can help you with, E.?""Oh, nothing. Just w...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
Synopsis: Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future. Kirby is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women, burning with potential, whose lives Harper is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depress...
More Good Books Than Grains of Sand
More Good Books Than Grains of Sand rated it
4.0 the shining girls: time-travelling serial killer
The Shining Girls had a strong ending, which bumped this from a three to four star book for me. the plot: a serial killer, Harper, uses a mysterious house to travel through time to kill girls who "shine." here, "shine" seems to mean girls with special potential and energy. Harper's home of operation...
Book Ramblings
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4.0 The Shining Girls
A monster that sucks people's brains out their heads is far less disturbing than a serial killer that stalks and kills girls for no reason. An “equal opportunity” serial killer that kills men as well as women is also less disturbing. I don’t know much about real life serial killers but for some reas...
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