August 3, 2018

"Someone has to be alive to remember them.  If they're not remembered, then it's like they never existed in the first place.  And so, if not me, then who?" -Caroline Robinson, Jar of Hearts

 Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier is the thriller I have been waiting for!...

'Gaze detection, it's called -- our ability to sense when someone is observing us.' -The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen will blow your mind.  Get ready to be blindsided more than once, this is a tale with twists galore.  Hendri...

January 24, 2018


'I'm too broken to be broken anymore.' -Gwen, Killman Creek

Rachel Caine's Stillhouse Lake Series is on fire.  I know we are only two books into this incredible series, but I could not love it more.  You might remember a few months back when I shared my gushing review...

January 18, 2018

'The reality of who someone is online and the reality of who that person is in real life are often two different things.' - Izzy, The Social Affair

Britney King's The Social Affair is so realistic it's frightening.  This is likely my favorite Britney King novel to date....

December 6, 2017

“We’re all such good people.  Until we’re not.  Until something pushes us over the edge.” - Unreliable Narrator, Lie To Me

Lie To Me by J.T. Ellison is a fast-paced page turner that will keep your head spinning until the end.  I was absolutely hooked on this book f...

October 18, 2017

I am sending out a HUGE thank you to Thomas & Mercer, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, for sending me this free copy in exchange for an honest review - all opinions are my own. Seriously, THANK YOU, I loved this book!   

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Cai...

August 11, 2017

‘I lied I lied I lied.  But telling the truth was not on my list.’ -Emma in the Night

Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker is compulsive and addicting.  I thoroughly enjoyed this mind-bending ride on the crazy train. This book grabbed me from start to finish with no downti...

July 11, 2017

Final Girls by Riley Sager is the edge-of-your-seat heart-pounding thriller you have been waiting for.  Get ready for a twisted tale of horror and deceit.  Final Girls is told in alternating perspectives, both in present day events and flashbacks.  You can follow along...

May 23, 2017

Dead in the Water is the second book in The Water Trilogy by Britney King. This is also my second Britney King book to date. 

"Some days with you it feels like trying to squeeze a hurricane into a bottle." -Jude

This book is written in the same style that Water Under the...

April 27, 2017

Water Under the Bridge by Britney King is Dexter meets Monster!

The book opens with a glimpse into the ending and then immediately flips back to start at the beginning. I loved the fact that the book wasn't entirely written in linear fashion. In addition to the unique...

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