More Courtney Summers, Crazy Moms

Just in time for Mother’s Day I finally picked up Her by Harriet Lane, about an exhausted mom of a newborn and a toddler who’s befriended by a chic artist who seems to save the day over and over again. Of course this lady (a perfectly normal seeming woman with a high school age daughter) has an ulterior motive that comes to light in a suspenseful way. It reminded me a lot of Notes on a Scandal.

I’m also continuing my Courtney Summers love fest. I read Some Girls Are, about a popular girl who finds herself on the other side of the mean girl shit she’s been slinging for years, and Cracked Up To Be, about a former head cheerleader who’s trying to graduate on time after having a nervous breakdown. Her sense of structure and plotting are completely on point and I basically need to read everything she’s ever written.

I have a huge stack of true crime on my nightstand right now so my next post might be a bit bloody…

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