As stated on my Instagram story (plug: you should follow me on Instagram), the writing in Emma Cline’s The Girls is disgustingly good. It is the kind of good you don’t believe at first–quick to judge any new “It” book at the top of every list–but this book has it. If you have even a passing knowledge of the Manson Family then I don’t think there is anyway I can spoil it for you. This story ends in blood.
It’s hard to review a book that has already left your memory.
Just a quick summary: Sofia Flores survived the exorcism and death of her fellow classmates and friends(?). She convinces herself, with the help of a therapist, that the demonic events she witnessed were not real (yeah..okay). Then her mom dies (it’s not a spoiler..it happens within the first 10 pages). Then she is sent to a Catholic school for troubled teens (not so much of the “troubled” but definitely some “teens”). There she meets two girls and an altar boy who she totally wants to bone. Oops, take that bone back girl because this boy is crazy and wants to whip the devil out of you. It’s Fifty Shades of Grey meets Catholic suppression. Read more
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*Since Harry Potter spoilers seem to be a contentious subject right now, please be aware that this review contains spoilers.
- Harry and Ginny are swingers.
- Ron snorted adderrall while at Hogwarts.
- Albus Potter is a scene kid.
- The trolley witch was Voldemort the whole time.
- Hermione and Ginny are the main cast members on Real Housewives of Wizardry.
- Professor McGonagall and Professor Trelawney had an affair while at Hogwarts.
- Snape was Voldemort the whole time.
- Hermione got Botox.
- Neville started a cult.
- Hagrid died from a heart complication due to gigantism.
- Mr. Weasley died in a freak toaster accident.
- Snape’s poetry collection was published posthumous titled, A Rose for Every Lily.
- Rita Skeeter was Voldemort the whole time.
I’ll eventually write a review.