The Summer Place really plays out in the best possible way like a Shakespearean comedy.
I found myself cheering the characters on and sharing in their anguish throughout the book.
The Night She Went Missing is a fantastic read with amazing characters and an intriguing mystery at it's core.
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 is a delicious read from cover to cover and I highly recommend you check it out.
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.
Greer and Hendricks do not disappoint. You'll want this one to be on the very top of your TBR stack.
Such a Pretty Smile is out January 18 and it's the perfect read to kick off a new year of great books.
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 brings up some important issues surrounding how much of our children's social media identify should be determined by us instead of them.
The parallel plots were equally intriguing, making the book a very hard one to put down.
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 is a satisfying tale of female friendship, competition and sometimes revenge.
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.
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.
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.
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 is a crazy, spooky, twisted page turner that you don't want to miss.
ntry is really a breathtaking and heart-wrenching first account of the trials that undocumented immigrants face when they come to America.
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 is a masterpiece and likely to be a valuable edition to any horror movie aficionado's bookshelf.
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 is a great tale of how longing for a better life and success can lead to jealously, obsession, and worse.
This one has got it all- mystery, intrigue, an amazing setting betrayal. And the list goes on.
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 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.
Dark Roads is a great read. It's got a great setting, and plenty of twists and turns you didn't see coming and a rich cast of characters. #darkroads #netgalley
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!)
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.
I could see this story successful adapted to film. It definitely had a Hillbilly Elegy feel to it.
A Dark and Secret Place is a book that will be satisfying to every true crime podcast enthusiast, Dateline addict, or Hannibal fan.
I highly recommend Hour of the Witch to fans of Bohjahlian and lovers of historical fiction.
Janelle Brown, author of Pretty Things and Watch Me Disappear had the perfect testimonial for the book saying, "The Drowning Kind is satisfying on every level: Marvelously chilling, elegantly written, a true page-turner. I couldn’t wait to get to the end; I also wanted to savor every page. Jennifer McMahon is a master of mood.”
When Ambrosia arrives at her freshman year of college, she has a chip on her shoulder. Like the size of Antarctica.
The Project is a great read, you definitely won't regret picking this one up. Yes, it's technically YA, but it's one of the YA books with amazing crossover adult potential.
C.J. Tudor is a bit macabre and her books just feel different than your average thriller. Her books are a little bit gory, a little bit spooky, the tiniest bit shocking and super readable.
The Four Winds is a richly drawn work of historical fiction that transports the reader to that moment in history. Hannah does this in a way not many authors can master and it's breathtaking.
Really, if we had to choose just one main character in this book, it might not be Sadie or Beth (or even Leonora), but rather Raven Hall. Because people who have lived there, are somehow legit, obsessed with it.
In Pretty Little Wife, the reader gets a front row seat to the relentless interrogations and everything that Lila is up to in the days following her husbands, ahem, disappearance.
Yes, Leave the World Behind, is the crowning novel that fits in so well in 2020, it's a little scary.
It's intense when you really want to have a baby, but there are hurdles to overcome. Whether those hurdles are physical, financial, about timing, or don't fall into any of those categories, it can be hard for women to silence that biological clock that just keeps ticking.
McGowan's account of the women that Ireland basically forgot is jarring and upsetting. Especially since these eight women have never been avenged, even after things started to change.
I'll Be You is a compelling tale of two twins who are stuck in the downward spiral of having lived through a dysfunctional household. But it's also the tale of the bond between two sisters and definitely worth a read.
I love Emily Giffin. And I LOVED Meant to Be. just found the book to be so satisfying and so much fun to read.
There's lies and decent, there's blackmail, and in the end, the family flees across the country to escape her. Why? Well, you'll just have to read it!
Rahki is a spitfire. She's part street kid, part blossoming entrepreneur. She's definitely dealing with some imposter syndrome, but throughout the book she really learns a lot via the school of hard knocks.