Killer Book Recommendations from Joe Goldberg

Killer Book Recommendations from Joe Goldberg

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Warning: Spoilers for You are up ahead! Netflix’s You has truly taken the world by storm. With a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes for season 1 and an overall score of 90%, it is not hard to see that the show is a good watch. And with a show centered around a book-loving serial killer, it only makes sense that we get a glimpse into the books Joe Goldberg enjoys enough to recommend them to other people – before he kills them.       Desperate Characters by Paula Fox In the first episode of the series, Joe recommends this book to Beck, …

Which Character from ‘You’ Represents Your Personality?

Which Character from ‘You’ Represents Your Personality?

Love the show You? Well, let’s see who you have more in common with than you think!     Images Via Wattpad, Tumblr, PopBuzz Featured Image Via Gritdaily   Bookstr is community supported. If you enjoy Bookstr’s articles, quizzes, graphics and videos, please join our Patreon to support our writers and creators or donate to our Paypal and help Bookstr to keep supporting the book loving community. Become a Patron!

Stephen King Takes to Twitter With Some Thoughts on ‘You’

Stephen King Takes to Twitter With Some Thoughts on ‘You’

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The Netflix/Lifetime show You, an adaptation of the novel of the same name, has been a controversial one.  While receiving critical acclaim, including a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, rave reviews, and a reneweal for a second season,  the show, has garnered criticism for what some view as its overly sympathetic portrait of the show’s protagonist and narrator, Joe Goldberg, portrayed by Penn Badgley.  Despite Badgley’s character engaging in stalking and eventually murder, the character sparked considerable sympathy from fans of the show, a lot more than perhaps the creators intended, despite his horrific and creepy actions throughout the season. The latest opinion …