Drama, Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Dinner by Herman Koch

I really need to move on to a new genre of books! I promise that the next book review I write will not be about anything dark or disturbing. Paul Lohman and his wife Claire are meeting Paul’s brother, Serge, and his wife Babette at a restaurant. Although all pretenses make it seem like this is simply a friendly dinner…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

A Silent Wife by ASA Harrison

I’ve seen this book on numerous reading lists and have heard from many people that this was worthwhile reading. Since I’m stuck in this genre, I decided to give it a go. It took me only a few hours to read it! Jodi loves Todd. She attends to his every need and is the perfect housewife. When Todd cheats on…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Never List by Koethi Zan

I’m going to warn you right now: this is not for the faint of heart. If you don’t like disturbing novels, then don’t read this one. If you liked Heartstopper by Joy Fielding or anything by Gillian Flynn, then this book is for you. Sarah and Jennifer have always been careful. Where normal teenage girls would be trying to sneak…

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Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

I liked this story significantly more than Dark Places but it still wasn’t as good as Gone Girl. Either way, it’s worth reading if you are into the whole “twisted” storyline kind of thing. In this novel, the main character, Camille, is a journalist. She is reluctantly sent back to her home town to cover the grisly murders of two…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

After reading Gone Girl, I was really excited for more by this author. Initially, I thought this book was the sequel to Gone Girl and that Sharp Objects was the third book. BUT I WAS WRONG! Dark Places is a completely different novel that is just as dark as Gone Girl, making it quite a good read. Anyways, here is…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Horns – novel and movie review

So I first watched the movie because I had no idea that the movie was based off of a book. Also, I really love Daniel Radcliffe (die-hard Harry Potter fan here)! I had to wait quite a while to get a copy of the book and read it but I didn’t rewatch the movie after because I was still able…

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Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Thirteenth Tale

I’ve been seeing this book on reading lists for a while now but I never got around to reading it. I finally managed to find it and I am definitely happy that I read it! This book is told in the voice of Margaret, a young woman with a passion for books that she has inherited from a father. Together,…

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