Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan
This short novel was the first work published by French author Françoise Sagan. She was eighteen, and this detestable story featuring a detestable teenage child was (apparently) based on her own experiences. Seventeen-year-old Cécile is spoiled, demanding, ungrateful, careless, lazy, and self-absorbed—a true enfant terrible. I genuinely dislike her. And yet, I can whole-heartedly relate…
Friction by Sandra Brown
I initially picked this up thinking I’d slip it in under No.22 on my challenge, but since it’s probably the least explicit Sandra Brown book I’ve read (there are only like, three steamy scenes in 416 pages), I’m going to hold off until I find a book worthy of the Erotica genre. In other news, Friction is the perfect book for soaking in…
Mean Streak by Sandra Brown
Associated Press said: “Full of surprises and terrific characters, Mean Streak is one of Brown’s best novels.” I’d say the main twist was a bit far-fetched, and the ending a bit too neat, but she can definitely spin a yarn, I’ll give her that.
The Thrill of Victory by Sandra Brown
Terrible. Not even worth the 1.5 hours I spent reading it. She can do so much better.
Lethal by Sandra Brown
I needed a mental break. This did the trick.