Book Review: “The Maidens” by Alex Michaelides

Rating: 4/5 stars

Goodreads Synopsis: Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike—particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.

Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana’s niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge. When another body is found, Mariana’s obsession with proving Fosca’s guilt spirals out of control, threatening to destroy her credibility as well as her closest relationships.

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April Reading Wrap-up | 2020

April Reading Wrap-up | 2020

Well this was an interesting month … What have you been doing to pass the time? I’ve been indulging myself in hobbies I’ve neglected. I just wrote a post on things to do during social distancing if you’re running out of ideas. But if you’re like me and happy to just snuggle up on a couch and read, here’s what I read in April.

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What I’m doing during social-distancing so that I don’t completely lose my mind

What I’m doing during social-distancing so that I don’t completely lose my mind

Social-distancing has not only become mandatory but it’s looked down on if you’re seen 2 inches too close to someone. My how the tables have turned. It’s like every introvert’s dream. The introverts are finally not looked down on for refusing to socialize. So being homebound isn’t exactly torture but contrary to popular belief, we do actually enjoy getting out of the house every once in a while just to do things alone. Are you truly even an introvert if you haven’t gone to a movie, a restaurant, or a concert alone? Now we can’t even do that.

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