Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

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I absolutely adored this book! I loved that the podcasts episodes were included as separate chapters. The criminal trial was very explosive. Rachel's investigation was never boring as there was always a new facet to discover. The seaside setting really help set the tone for the novel. I can't wait to read more books by this excellent author!

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Lies Lies Lies by Adele Parks


I really enjoyed the twists in this story.  This was a slow burn with more happening in the second half. My opinion of both main characters continually shifted while reading. The ending was very explosive and exciting! I would definitely read more books by this author!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The Safe Place by Anna Downes


What a thrilling read! Multiple narrators made the story even more captivating. There were many harrowing moments which had me on the edge of my seat. I would definitely read more books by this author!

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Hurry Home by Roz Nay

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Wow, what an excellent read with lots of twists! The complex dynamic between Ruth and Alex was fun to read. There were so many parts of the story which left me breathless with anticipation that I felt as if I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. I will definitely read more books by this talented author!

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Long Walk by Stephen King(Writing as Richard Bachman)

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Once again Stephen King did not disappoint!  All the characters were vivid and came alive! As I read each page I was wondering which walker would endure to the end. All the action was described with so much detail that I felt like I was a spectator following along with the walkers as they went from place to place.

I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick

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Wow, what an excellent read! I loved all of the twists in this story! My opinions about the main character shifted throughout the story. I loved the setting and the mystery! I was especially shocked by the ending! I would definitely read more books by this author!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Blue Ticket by Sophie MacKintosh


I really loved this dystopian read!  The lack of control experienced by the women in this story reminded me of the plight of the women in The Handmaid's Tale.  In both stories the women's choices were taken away forcing them to conform to rules set by those in power.  I found the main character especially compelling . The ending was different than I was expecting but it made sense in relation to the story. I would definitely read more books by this excellent author!