There's deception, deceit, cheating, betrayal and pretty much everything is not as it seems. Unger has written a fantastic page turner that kept me engaged right up to the last page.
It’s One of Us by J.T. Ellison, 4 Stars
When a local woman that Olivia knows from bookclub goes missing, the whole community is shocked. But when police show up at Olivia's doorstep to let her husband know that his son was the murderer, her entire world is shattered.
Audiobook Review – Exiles by Jane Harper, 4 Stars
Kim Gillespie has gone missing. And even more mysterious? She's left her baby in her pram right in the middle of a carnival.
The Drift by C.J. Tudor, 4 Stars
The Drift is a great read for anyone who likes putting the pieces of a puzzle together.
The Villa by Rachel Hawkins, 5 Stars
The Villa has major Sharon Tate, Helter Skelter vibes, in the best possible way.
All Dressed Up by Jilly Gagnon, 4 Stars
I really enjoyed this book. The murder mystery aspect was a lot of fun and drew me in. The characters were richly drawn and believable.
I’m the Girl by Courtney Summers, 3 Stars
I'm the Girl is definitely a coming of age story. Georgia is figuring out who she is and also figuring out that the world is a harsh place. She has a strong voice as a character and I did like her.
A Sliver of Darkness by C.J. Tudor, 5 Stars
The stories in A Sliver of Darkness are atmospheric, mysterious, at times spooky and unpredictable. They are Tudor at her best! #netgalley #asliverofdarkness
People Person by Candice Carty-Williams, 4 Stars
I'm a firm believer that once in a while we should step outside our comfort zone and experience life through the eyes of someone, even a fictional character, that is nothing like us. You never know when they'll find a way into your heart.
Our Little World by Karen Winn, 5 Stars
This one was a true treat to read, I almost wish I could go back and read it again for the first time.
Please Join Us by Catherine McKenzie, 4 Stars
Please Join Us is a fantastic page-turner that will keep you up all night.
The Couple at Number 9 by Claire Douglas, 3.5 Stars
It's a richly told tale that has mystery, intrigue, love and betrayal at its heart.
The Family Game by Catherine Steadman, 4 Stars
THE RULES1. Listen carefully2. Do your research3. Trust no one4. Run for your life Harriet Reed, a novelist on the brink of literary stardom, is newly engaged to Edward Holbeck, the heir of an extremely powerful family. And even though Edward has long tried to severe ties with them, news of the couple’s marital bliss... Continue Reading →
Can’t Look Away by Carola Lovering, 4 Stars
Can't Look Away is a great book, an amazing page turner and it was nostalgic revisiting the feelings of hopeless love and angst that many of us felt in our teen years.
Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult (with bonus excerpt), 4.5 Stars
I'd highly recommend Mad Honey to Picoult's fans, it's definitely in line with her other blockbuster bestsellers.
The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner, 4 Stars
The Summer Place really plays out in the best possible way like a Shakespearean comedy.
The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth, 3.5 Stars
I found myself cheering the characters on and sharing in their anguish throughout the book.
My Darling Husband by Kimberly Belle, 4 Stars
I was up until midnight on a weeknight finishing this one! It's just that good.
The Night She Went Missing by Kristen Bird, 4 Stars
The Night She Went Missing is a fantastic read with amazing characters and an intriguing mystery at it's core.
Woman Last Seen by Adele Parks, 4 Stars
If you love all things The Woman In the Window, Gone Girl, Girl On a Train and the thousands of books that followed, Woman Last Seen rises to the top in the category.
Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins, 5 Stars
Reckless Girls is a delicious read from cover to cover and I highly recommend you check it out.
A Thousand Steps by T. Jefferson Parker, 4 Stars
A Thousand Steps is everything you want a book set in the late 60's/early 70's to be.
The Violence by Delilah S. Dawson, 4 Stars
The the sickness in The Violence makes our current pandemic look like a cake-walk. But it's a fun (albeit gruesome at times) look into the what-ifs.
The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, 4.5 Stars
Greer and Hendricks do not disappoint. You'll want this one to be on the very top of your TBR stack.
The Maid by Nina Prose, 4 Stars
The Maid is a great debut novel that brings a fresh and unique voice to fiction.
Such a Pretty Smile by Kristi DeMeester
Such a Pretty Smile is out January 18 and it's the perfect read to kick off a new year of great books.
The Replacement Wife by Darby Kane, 4 Stars
ks lately and this one hit the spot. It was definitely a page-turner and the surprises and twists were revealed at a good pace.
Chloe Cates is Missing by Mandy McHugh, 4 Stars
Chloe Cates Is Missing brings up some important issues surrounding how much of our children's social media identify should be determined by us instead of them.
**Official Blog Tour**The Sorority Murder by Allison Brennan, 3.5 Stars
The Sorority Murder is a great fast-paced read for anyone who loves a good whodunnit.
I Know You by Claire McGowan, 4 Stars
The parallel plots were equally intriguing, making the book a very hard one to put down.
Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult, 5 Stars
I wholeheartedly recommend Wish You Were Here to just about anyone who likes a good novel. It's a masterful story that examine what happens when our lives go off track.
The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale, 3.5 Stars
The Ballerinas is a satisfying tale of female friendship, competition and sometimes revenge.
The Book of Magic by Alice Hoffman, 5 Stars
I'm a little jealous of someone who hasn't come across the series because it's just that good. I wish I could go back and read them all again for the first time.
The Last Guest by Tess Little, 3 Stars
I recommend The Last Guest to anyone who loves a good mystery. It's a fun story to pick apart and try to figure out who the murderer really is.
In Another Light by AJ Banner, 3.5 Stars
I would recommend In Another Light to fans of Lisa Jewell and Shari Lapena.
Nice Girls by Catherine Dang, 4 Stars
Dang paints compelling characters who perfectly capture that awkward stage between high school and adulthood when we are all just trying to figure out who we are. Set against the backdrop of a possible serial killer of course.
Never Saw Me Coming My Vera Kurian, 4 Stars
It actually reminded me slightly of American Psycho, the college years, as told by Patrick Bateman's female double.
The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward, 4 Stars
The Last House on Needless Street is a crazy, spooky, twisted page turner that you don't want to miss.
Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang, 4 Stars
ntry is really a breathtaking and heart-wrenching first account of the trials that undocumented immigrants face when they come to America.
The Family Plot by Megan Collins, 4 Stars
If you are looking for an atmospheric, spooky horror tale that will keep you up long past your bedtime, this is it.
My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones, 4 Stars
My Heart is a Chainsaw is a masterpiece and likely to be a valuable edition to any horror movie aficionado's bookshelf.
The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding, 3.5 Stars
The Perfect Family is definitely a thriller for our times. It's a fast-paced page-turner, where the reader is guessing the whole time as to who is behind the attacks on the family home. Special thanks to Netgalley and Gallery Books for an advanced e-galley in exchange for my honest review. This one is out August 10. Get your copy!
Just One Look by Lindsay Cameron, 3.5 Stars
Just One Look is a great tale of how longing for a better life and success can lead to jealously, obsession, and worse.
The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones, 4 Stars
This one has got it all- mystery, intrigue, an amazing setting betrayal. And the list goes on.
Safe in My Arms by Sara Shepard, 3.5 Stars
in My Arms was a refreshing spin on the same old story of the women who don't quite fit in with the perfect PTA moms at school.
The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives by Kristin Miller, 3.5 Stars
The Secret Lives of Trophy Wives is a fantastic beach read. It's a light enough read to keep one eye on the kids in the water while you read, but salacious enough that you'll keep turning the pages.
Where the Truth Lies by Anna Bailey, 3.5 Stars
Where the Truth Lies, it will keep you turning pages far past your bedtime.
Hostage by Claire Macintosh, 4 Stars
Hostage is a wild ride from start to finish.
You Will Remember Me by Hannah Mary McKinnon, 3.5 Stars
You Will Remember Me is a great read, full of richly drawn characters who all kind of operate on the fringes of acceptable life (and that makes them so much more interesting than you or I!)
The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman, 5 Stars
I recommend The Disappearing Act to fans of Steadman and suspense, along with people who like a bit of an insiders taste into the going ons of stardom and Hollywood.
Hello Beautiful by Anne Napolitano, 5 Stars
Napolitano is really something special. She's an amazing writer and I'm so excited to see where her career takes her.
The Things We Do To Our Friends by Heather Darwent, 4 Stars
The Things We Do For Our Friends is a twisty tale with definitely vibes of Donna Tart's The Secret History.
Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica, 5 Stars
Kubica is truly the Queen of Suspense and her newest, Just the Nicest Couple, is not to be missed.
And There He Kept Her by Joshua Moehling, 4 Stars
This one is fast-paced and a good story, if you can stomach the small-town psychos.