I am incredibly hesitant about reading brand new books. I get nervous about investing my time in titles that are so new there aren’t usually a ton of reader reviews (which I trust much more than newspaper reviews). Because of that, I’m going to throw out some titles here on Book Riot and see what YOU think of them. I’m going to ask you to convince me to read it (or not to read it), below in the comments. Those of you who have read it will get a chance to say what you think, those of you who are hesitant to read it will get to see what other readers think. Only rule: no spoilers please!
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
This book looks like it could be entertaining. My friends and colleagues who usually read the most popular books seem to like it, but it is SO LONG.
Is this really page-turning enough to invest almost 600 pages of time to? Is it character driven or plot driven? Did you love it because the writing is brilliant or the story is brilliant (or both)?
Why should I (and other readers) read this book?
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