A Lite Too Bright

A Lite Too Bright

For fans of literary classics such as The Catcher in the Rye and The Perks of Being a Wallflower comes a stirring new thought-provoking novel from debut author Sam Miller about a loss shrouded in mystery with twists and turns down every railway. Arthur Louis Pullman the Thirdis on the verge of a breakdown. He?s been stripped of his college scholarship, is losing his grip For fans of literary classics such as The Catcher in the Rye and The Perks of Being a Wallflower comes a stirring ne...

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Title:A Lite Too Bright
Author:Samuel Miller
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:0062662023
Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:480 pages pages

A Lite Too Bright Reviews

  • Barondestructo
    May 31, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

    I absolutely loved this book. I wasn't sure about it while reading the first few chapters but once Arthur went on his journey and we started learning more about him and his Grandfather, I totally fell in love. I loved the additions of Arthur struggling with his mental health and his ha...

    3.5 stars. The writing is very good but parts of the story dragged for me. Arthur Louis Pullman III is struggling with some mental health issues when he sets out on a cross county train trip following clues he believes his grandfather, a beloved, critically acclaimed author suffering f...

    I was on the fence through much of this book about a young man who retraces a mysterious journey taken by his late Alzheimer's-stricken father. The pieces of the puzzle he is following come together a little too conveniently at times, and his odyssey is helped along by certain coincide...

  • Jamie
    Jan 17, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

  • Lisa
    Jan 19, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

  • Marcie
    Jun 22, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

    I absolutely loved this book. I wasn't sure about it while reading the first few chapters but once Arthur went on his journey and we started learning more about him and his Grandfather, I totally fell in love. I loved the additions of Arthur struggling with his mental health and his ha...

    3.5 stars. The writing is very good but parts of the story dragged for me. Arthur Louis Pullman III is struggling with some mental health issues when he sets out on a cross county train trip following clues he believes his grandfather, a beloved, critically acclaimed author suffering f...

    I was on the fence through much of this book about a young man who retraces a mysterious journey taken by his late Alzheimer's-stricken father. The pieces of the puzzle he is following come together a little too conveniently at times, and his odyssey is helped along by certain coincide...

    I'm writing this review upon finishing A Lite Too Bright for the second time. In a promising debut novel, Samuel Miller leans on history, literary icons, and beautifully composed poetry to make this coming of age story stand out from others in its field. The story is original and excit...

    Although I can appreciate the literary genius of the writers of the Beat generation, I have to admit that I haven't really liked their books. However, one of the things that initially intrigued me about A Lite too Bright is that it is a sort of homage to those books. Then add in the ap...

  • Leslie
    May 13, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

    I absolutely loved this book. I wasn't sure about it while reading the first few chapters but once Arthur went on his journey and we started learning more about him and his Grandfather, I totally fell in love. I loved the additions of Arthur struggling with his mental health and his ha...

    3.5 stars. The writing is very good but parts of the story dragged for me. Arthur Louis Pullman III is struggling with some mental health issues when he sets out on a cross county train trip following clues he believes his grandfather, a beloved, critically acclaimed author suffering f...

  • Lindsey
    Jan 12, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

  • Sara (A Gingerly Review)
    May 15, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

  • Joanna Zbozień
    Apr 10, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

    I absolutely loved this book. I wasn't sure about it while reading the first few chapters but once Arthur went on his journey and we started learning more about him and his Grandfather, I totally fell in love. I loved the additions of Arthur struggling with his mental health and his ha...

  • Mark
    May 15, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

  • Christy
    May 12, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

  • Rachel
    May 22, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

  • Cyn (semi-hiatus)
    Jun 16, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

  • Cassandra {semi-hiatus}
    May 07, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

  • Diana Long
    May 21, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

  • Emily Reed
    Jun 23, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

  • Lucy Murphy
    Jun 25, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

    I absolutely loved this book. I wasn't sure about it while reading the first few chapters but once Arthur went on his journey and we started learning more about him and his Grandfather, I totally fell in love. I loved the additions of Arthur struggling with his mental health and his ha...

    3.5 stars. The writing is very good but parts of the story dragged for me. Arthur Louis Pullman III is struggling with some mental health issues when he sets out on a cross county train trip following clues he believes his grandfather, a beloved, critically acclaimed author suffering f...

    I was on the fence through much of this book about a young man who retraces a mysterious journey taken by his late Alzheimer's-stricken father. The pieces of the puzzle he is following come together a little too conveniently at times, and his odyssey is helped along by certain coincide...

    I'm writing this review upon finishing A Lite Too Bright for the second time. In a promising debut novel, Samuel Miller leans on history, literary icons, and beautifully composed poetry to make this coming of age story stand out from others in its field. The story is original and excit...

    Although I can appreciate the literary genius of the writers of the Beat generation, I have to admit that I haven't really liked their books. However, one of the things that initially intrigued me about A Lite too Bright is that it is a sort of homage to those books. Then add in the ap...

    Holy cow! This book was amazing. I'm not a huge fan of contemporary novels but this one really grabbed hold of me and did not let go. The mystery element was wonderful and exciting and I loved that it was never clear whether or not the clues would lead to something. I thought that th...

  • Lindsay Bilgram
    May 07, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

  • Kristen
    Jun 29, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

  • Sage Carson
    Jul 08, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

  • Justine May
    Feb 02, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

  • Jaiden
    Jul 04, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

  • Jamie
    May 21, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

  • WV
    Jun 15, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

  • Mina Cole
    Jun 09, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

  • Sarah
    Jul 12, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

  • Lauren Sapp
    May 16, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

  • Max Ritter
    Jul 13, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

  • Mykell Bowden
    May 14, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

  • Kelly
    Jun 04, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

  • Erin
    May 16, 2018

    Astonishing! This novel is a very refreshing read. Quite ambitious that had live up to my expectations and beyond. It is about Arthur, going through a journey of dealing with loss, healing, family, friendship, with the added spice of mystery and bittersweet instances in life. An...

    I breezed through this amazing story. It's big - loss, connections, time, memory, mystery, love and regret. I loved the progression and how information is parsed out over time. Plus, I love when books analyze other books - it's so meta and genius (if it's done well, which it is here). ...

    Even after a few weeks of finishing this book, I still haven?t unpacked all of my thoughts about this book. But here?s a few of them: 1. I picked up A Lite Too Bright because I love Sam Miller?s words. His poetical lyrics are what brought me to Paradise Fears and kept me there...

    4.5/5. This book is a wildly ambitious, beautifully literary, and refreshingly original story for YA lit. Arthur?s journey to better understand family, faith, and mortality is bittersweet in that way that makes you feel like you both lost and gained something truly special by the end...

    Arthur follows the clues his late grandfather left behind to discover what happened in his final days. ---- 4 stars. I loved a lot about this book. I loved Arthur and his family (although I was frustrated with his father). I loved the mental illness rep. I loved Arthur's journey on...

    *An ARC was provided by Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* ?Would you rather live with miserable truth, or blissful ignorance?? Actual rating: 4.5 There are so many things to say about this book. I don't even know where to start. I guess I w...

    4.5/5 I struggled rating this book. I LOVED the writing and the concept. I enjoyed the family dynamics and teenage angst. I was obsessed with the journey narrative. My only issue was just the coincidence of it all. It seemed any time the protagonist needed something, it was there! I...

    A book about TRAINS? egjgjthttghut my love for trains is unhealthy I want this ...

    ?i am nothing but a mosaic of the people i?ve met & the things they?ve carried.? 3.5 stars. Poignant, emotional, beautiful written, Sam Miller?s debut novel, A Lite Too Bright is a strange little book that unravels in unexpected ways and is perfect for fans of John Gre...

    I have mixed feelings about this book. It was good but there were big sections that were slow and dragging, which made the story feel five miles longer than it should have been. The ending is what really shook me but the rest left me wondering what was going on. ------------- Ful...

    Sam Miller's writing is as beautiful as ever! ...

    4.5 stars This book begins as a pretty typical mystery-adventure book about a troubled young man with a healthy amount of love-interest women. But it progresses into an insane story of a marxist, anarcho-communist cult conspiracy and an exploration of modern radicalism. Didn't expec...

    A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller 3.75/5 Contemporary YA A Lite Too Bright is a coming of age story with some unique elements. The main character is the grandson of a famous writer who wrote a seminal novel in the seventies, think J.D. Salinger. This is the story of Arthur?s jour...

    I'm giving this five stars, not because it's perfect but because it has the most ambition of any book I've read in quite a while. This is like the love child of MOSQUITOLAND and a Pynchon novel. And while it's no CRYING OF LOT 49 it's got so much going for it that I can't help but give...

    I loved this book and find it incredible that someone so young could have written it. I was immediately drawn into the story and had a difficult time putting it down. I also found myself re-reading passages because the words were so beautiful and thought-provoking. I wish I had read it...

    4.5/5 Beautiful writing, the storyline was a bit convenient, but it was something I was able to look past. I would definitely recommend this! ...

    ?5/5? Holy shit. What on earth did I just read??? this was a brilliant masterpiece, although slow at first it was done in such a wonderful and convincing way I thought I was in the story the entire time. I am so glad I randomly picked this up it was definitely worth it. ...

    book reviews aren?t really my forte, but this book definitely deserves your read. it?s thought provoking, beautifully written, has unexpected twists, and a great plot. it?s a stunning debut novel. ...

    I will let it be known that I am not unbiased. BUT it's really hard to believe that this is a debut novel. This story is huge and takes on a crazy journey, letting you think you know where you're going and what you're looking for, but you will always be wrong. This book is about so ma...

    I picked this book up because of the cover. I was immediately drawn to it, and checked it out without even reading the synopsis. I started the book, still not knowing what it was about, and was immediately enthralled. This novel follows Arthur Louis Pullman the Third over a very short ...

    *I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could* I was really excited to try this book because a lot of people have been talking about it, and it seemed like just the type of story I needed. It has an adventure in the form of a cross-country train trip, a famous grandpa, for fans of The Perks o...

    This book was incredible. I read it on blind faith alone, wanting to support the author but knowing literally nothing about it, not even the genre. I finished it in two days. It's truly gripping. There are so many elements that mesh together to make such a fascinating story, like Art...

    I had looked forward to Sam Miller's debut novel A Lite Too Bright because I have admired his writing for years through his lyrics for Paradise Fears and his blog writings. I did not know how blown away I would be by this book. What I knew about this book through the jacket copy and...

    "I always love the moment where the desert gives way to the mountains, because it reminds me that the highest peaks are borne of the lowest valleys." This book is incredible. I plowed through to the end and absolutely devoured this story. There are too many great things I'd like to ...

    I absolutely loved this book. I wasn't sure about it while reading the first few chapters but once Arthur went on his journey and we started learning more about him and his Grandfather, I totally fell in love. I loved the additions of Arthur struggling with his mental health and his ha...

    3.5 stars. The writing is very good but parts of the story dragged for me. Arthur Louis Pullman III is struggling with some mental health issues when he sets out on a cross county train trip following clues he believes his grandfather, a beloved, critically acclaimed author suffering f...

    I was on the fence through much of this book about a young man who retraces a mysterious journey taken by his late Alzheimer's-stricken father. The pieces of the puzzle he is following come together a little too conveniently at times, and his odyssey is helped along by certain coincide...

    I'm writing this review upon finishing A Lite Too Bright for the second time. In a promising debut novel, Samuel Miller leans on history, literary icons, and beautifully composed poetry to make this coming of age story stand out from others in its field. The story is original and excit...