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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Anastasia Dodson

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a young adult thriller that has two short stories about two very different girls. I have read a few books by this author and i have liked them all and this is no different. I was kept on the edge of my seat because of the twists and the turns of these books. I was turning page after page to see what would happen next. Tess is a girl with schizophrenia who loves someone that doesn’t lover her back. We see the how her life begins to spirals and then how she works to get it back under control. The other main character is Evelyn. She seems to be perfect and loved by everyone. But just because something seem perfect and happy doesn’t mean its all sunshine and butterflies. It just might be all twisted and we shall see who will see the truth in the end.
I thought these two stories were good and i am looking forward to reading more by this author in the future.
Happy Reading!

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Mirela Ruiz

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha was a super emotional read. I felt sad, frustrated, and drained after reading. I was taken on an emotional journey and felt understanding. The expression of do a mile in their shoes means something different now. At the end of it I loved the stories and as difficult as it was, I did enjoy the ride. It was definitely a book that addee value.

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Finn Cunningham

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I can honestly say, I did enjoy both of these stories. I was caught from the very first page and couldn’t stop reading either of them. They both took me on quite an emotional rollar coaster with darker themes. If you like darker plots, themes, and stories, this might be for you! It will definitely get you thinking, and was personally eye opening for me in several ways. I am excited to see where Zarina takes her stories in the future.

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Madison Degraffenreid

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha

5-stars

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha was an intriguing and heart wrenching read. I eagerly read this book struggling to put it down. The storyline was organized and detailed. I found myself pulled into the lives of the main characters easily as I read. I enjoyed the educational tid bits about various psychological disorders in the storyline. These two stories were excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed them. I highly recommend this book.

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Chantelle Smith

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This being my first read from this author I wasn’t sure what to expect, but what I expected was definitely not this. These two novella’s face some really deep and dark issues, issue that you begin to understand as what others go through in everyday life. Following Tess’s story have a lot of ups and downs, had my emotions all out of whack and really had me hoping Tess would find a way out of her downward spiral.
Now Evelyn’s story takes an even darker turn, and as bad as its to say I was compelled to carry on reading this read it was dark but I kept turning the pages wanting to find out how Evelyn’s journey will turn out. For this being two novellas in one you definitely was not lacking on two amazing storylines and incredible characters. I highly recommend this read, it may not be for all but if you want a read that’s dark but totally compelling then this is the book for you!

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Kerry Carr

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book has 2 stories inside.

The first one called Every Last Thought is a real hard story to read. It contains themes such as mental illness, rape and drug and alcohol abuse. Although these are hard subject to read about it has been written with respect. We follow the journey of Tess. A teenage girl who suffers from schizophrena. She struggles with life as the voices in her head make life hard. So she uses alcohol and eventually drugs to cope with it. Its a heartbreaking and also an eye opening story.

The second story is called Psycho Girl. This is a different type of story about a girl called Evelyn who is a psychopath. On the outside she is a normal girl who has everything she wants. Great grades, a perfect boyfriend, good friends. However she hides a secret from everyone. She doesnt care. She has no feelings or thoughts for anyone but herself and what Evelyn wants she gets one way or another. Her life progresses well. People see her as driven and determined but when she gets rejected by the college she wants to go to she snaps and the true Evelyn comes to light. It is a very chilling story and scary to think that there are people living like that, happy, normal lives until something makes them snap.

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Carrie Reed

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 stars!
Very interesting read. Not really my scene, but I was easily pulled into both stories. Both stories are very rough in that they include some sensitive topics such as mental illness, rape, drugs and murder.
My heart was completely broken for Tess. The first time it broke was when she lost her brother and because of it turned into a schizophrenic. The second time my heart broke was when she confessed her feelings to Ed and was regretfully denied. The third time my heart broke was when she turned to hard drugs to cope with all her pain and the voices she hears. I can’t help but wonder how many people out there are dealing with schizophrenia and aren’t getting the help they need, and could end up in a similar situation to Tess.
The second story was a bit different for me than the first. Evelyn, I could not stand her. The fact that she goes completely insane because she doesn’t get into her dream school but her rival and the girl she is trying to sabotage not to get in, does, sends her into a mental breakdown. She turns into the true version of herself which is very ugly.
Overall a great set of 2 stories that touch on mental illness and both stories were very well written. I will definitely have to check out more by this author.

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Meg Tyrrell

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

** Contains graphic depictions of violence, sexual assault and drug abuse. Some material may be unsuitable for minors and thus should proceed with caution**
This is a first time author for me. This book has two separate novella’s. The first has Tess as our lead female character- she’s been diagnosed with schizophrenia triggered by the death of her twin brother Stanley. This is her story about dealing with her diagnoses and how she copes with things, which really isn’t a healthy way to cope, but I’m not schizophrenic so I don’t know how horrible day to day life would be. The second story has Evelyn as our main lead female character. She’s everything every girl wants to be- confident, beautiful, popular and rich. However, on the inside, she’s empty without any feeling and cruelty hiding under the surface. Will her friends and family notice before it’s too late? Both of these stories were decently told, with originality in the way the book unfolded.

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Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Sara Oxton

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Every Last Psycho by Zarina Macha a differing pair of four-star reads. This was a good collection, but they could have done with being longer, but I always feel that with shorter stories. This consists of Every Last Thought and Psycho Girl and I think in my eyes Psycho Girl was the stronger story, it just seemed to flow more naturally. Every Last Thought covers some very dark topics and shines a light on some that we don’t often see, the light shining I liked, but the dark topics I didn’t enjoy the way they were dealt with. I am sure some will see it differently, but If that was done differently this could have been a good story. Psycho Girl was a good story when you got into it, but I nearly couldn’t as the main character is a horrible person, I never write that and I am so anti-violence, but if I met her in the street and she spoke like she does in the story I would struggle to hold my temper, but the author got a very strong emotional response from me and that makes this the better story for me.

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Every Last Psycho : A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha – Review by Heather Bass

Every Last Psycho: A Collection of Two NovellasEvery Last Psycho: A Collection of Two Novellas by Zarina Macha
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the first book I have read from this author and she got my full attention. I absolutely love a good psycho thriller but this author exceeded all my expectations. This book contains two novellas of two very different teenage girls. You will have a love and hate relationship with these girls but it will definitely open your eyes. I was so addicted to these stories I read them both in one day. I can’t wait to see what this author will write next.

The first novella was about a teen girl named Tess. She is dealing with Schizophrenia brought by her brother’s death. Tess has a hard time making friends because she is a weird girl. She has two best friends Ed and Monique. Tess loves her friends and one day she tells Ed that she really loves him. Will Tess get what she is looking for or will something else come along?

The second novella is about a college girl named Evelyn. She is very confident and always gets her way. Evelyn is in complete shock when she finds out that she doesn’t get her way in something that really matters. She ends up doing some horrible things to herself and others. Will someone stop her before it’s too late?

Review by @heatherbass
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