Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

This book has been on the bestseller list for quite a while and I’ve been waiting to read it for almost a month. I’m happy to say that this novel did not disappoint! I’ve been going around recommending it to everyone I know because it is just THAT good! Anyways, with our further ado, here is my review! Katharyn “Kitty”…

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Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Good Girl by Mary Kubica

I was recommended this book because of my love of dark novels and I must say that this novel is definitely sinister. It was slow going at first but I’m glad I pushed through with it! This novel revolves around one incident: the kidnapping of Mia Dennett, daughter of a prominent judge. The reader glimpses the impact of this event…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm

As soon as I finished my exams,  I found myself bombarded by a bunch of books that I had placed a hold on now becoming available. So now, I’m in a rush to get through them all while trying to balance all of my other commitments. This is the first book that I decided to read because I remembered wanting…

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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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