Monday, March 25, 2019

There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

There's Someone Inside Your House
Author: Stephanie Perkins
Publisher: Dutton
Publication Date: September 26, 2017


There's Someone Inside Your House was a fairly quick read/listen. It was a true teen slasher book in the same vein as shows like Scream Queens and I Know What You Did Last Summer.

Makani transferred her Junior year to a sleepy Nebraska town from Hawaii after something went down at her old school. Throughout much of the book you don't know what happened just that is was bad enough to make her move. Makani was an alright main character I liked her relationship with her Grandma, that felt very true to life. Aside from that she was kind of plain and dare I say a bit boring?

The other main character is Ollie, who is Makani's love interest. I actively disliked Ollie throughout the beginning of this book. He just seemed like a loner stereotype and all of Makani's friends didn't like him so it made me distrustful as well. I wish the reader had been introduced to him differently so that I could have rooted for their romance rather than worrying he was the killer.

What I usually love about Perkins stories is the wide cast of characters that are all so well fleshed out that they seem like your own friends. I did not get that feeling in this book. The background characters were just that, background. The only two characters we really got to know were Makani and Ollie and both of them felt so blah to me. I always felt like I was at a distance with these characters.

Many other reviewers have stated this but I will say it again. This book is not similar to Perkins other work. There is a romance in There's Someone Inside Your House but the romance wasn't as well written as other Perkins' stories and the focus is on the murders happening around town. I actually wished that there had been more "Perkins-y" parts because I enjoy her writing and missed the romantic heart-skipping moments I usually get when reading a story written by her.

I listened to this story on audiobook and it took me a while to get used to the narrator. She read words in a cadence that was hard for me to get used to and definitely distracted from my enjoyment of the story throughout the first few chapters. The emphasis she put on certain words and certain places in the sentences just felt off and not like who I would have read something.

Overall, this was an okay read. There were some parts I enjoyed but mostly I thought it was just okay. There was nothing new or different here, just a story about a murderer attacking high school students. I didn't even think the murderer themselves was interesting, just another character that faded into the background.


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