You Let Me In by @camillabruce_writing is my weekend reading! A huge thank you to @torbooks for the advanced reading copy. #youletmein
This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.
Lock the doors and check them twice with this one.. Readers !
There is a slow burning creepy story line that builds with intensity as the story goes on. Once in awhile In my inhalation of books, I come across a superb execution of a storyline, with meticulously pacing. Immersive wicked world building, that will have you completely taken in.
You Let Me In, By Camilla Bruce, is compelling addictive book, that is a deeply unsettling tale of faeries meant to horrify you..
is one exceptionally written book, that takes you deep into the darkness.
An extremely terrifying, gothic style story, that will drag you out of your comfort zone, into its dark, ominous emotional depths.
An absolutely gripping and clever storyline that grabs your attention almost immediately and doesn’t let go until the very last sentence. Camilla Bruce delivers both provocative and chilling masterpiece of writing.
The author presents metafictional framing device..a story within a story, the reader is to posed a question. Did Cassandra Tipp actually have real life experiences with fairies, or was there actual abuse, or maybe it’s both. What really happened? It’s up to you to find out
A stunning riveting chronological of childhood trauma, or something else entirely. This enthralling novel will stay with you long after you’ve put the book down.
I am just hoping that there is another book on the way from this immensely talented author.
Writing/Prose: Well-written, engaging, captivating, descriptive, astute, and fluid. I have this connection with her writing style that I find totally relatable and irresistible.
Plot: Suspenseful, vivid, riveting, fast-paced, sinister, secretive, twisty, held my attention fully and extremely entertaining.
You Let Me In, is a suspenseful, raw, absorbing, and a highly compulsive read here that was quite the emotional an intense psychological, magical realism of a thriller.
“Good girls smell like burnt tangerines for those with bad intentions– fragrant but bitter, it is a repellant. Bad girls like me smell like ripe apples, ready for picking, juicy and tart.
No one will miss them at all.”
“Faeries are no fit company for the living; touching them taints you like a disease.
But what is she, then?
What are the fairies?
His eyes were wide open pleading with me.
“They are nothing,” I told him. Nothing we can define.
They live in the cracks in the narrow spaces, in between day and night.
They are twilight people. Not quite dead, not quite alive.
― Camilla Bruce, You Let Me In