Review #304

I didn’t finish this witchy suspense but have a few comments below if you’re interested in why. Well in the first few sentences such difficult vocabulary words are used that I’m taken out of the story. Never have I seen so many large words in such close proximity: tessellations, disconsolate, and decrepitude. It makes itContinue reading “Review #304”

Review #280

I rated this a 3.7/5 stars. This standalone book of the month selection was a suspenseful mystery with family drama, sabotage, lies, secrets, & unravelings. There were many points of view and the writing felt a bit dry overall.  Here’s my thoughts while reading.  The prologue shows that Amaya is a neurotic woman who possiblyContinue reading “Review #280”

Review #212

Title- The Paris Apartment Author- Lucy Foley Series- standalone Rating– 4.9/5 Genre- contemporary mystery/ suspense POV- six different POV Trope- “who dunnit” Cover– love it! Comps– The Silent Patient Plot/Blurb- Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half brother, Ben, didn’tContinue reading “Review #212”

Review #206

Title- The Last Thing He Told Me Author- Laura Dave Series- standalone Rating– 4.4/5 Genre- contemporary suspense POV- first person, present tense Trope- step-mother/daughter bonding, family drama, family secrets Cover– It felt more contemporary than suspense due to the font Comps– The Maidens Plot/Blurb- Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his belovedContinue reading “Review #206”

Review #109

Title- The Wife Upstairs Author- Rachel Hawkins Rating– 3.8/5 Genre- suspense/mild thriller POV- changes throughout. See below Similar Books/Comps- Cover– Loved the cover. Knew the genre easily and it is pretty enough to display My emotions-  waiting for something “bigger” Comments- Possible spoilers in this section: The Wife Upstairs started out simplistic. Just a bitContinue reading “Review #109”

Review #103

Title- Not a Happy Family Author- Shari Lapena Rating– 3/5 Genre- family drama, suspense, thriller, murder mystery Similar Books/Comps– The Maidens My emotions-  intrigued Comments- This was a fast/easy ready full of mystery, twists & turns. I was guessing all through who dunit & was never sure until the end.Pg 103 changed the path ofContinue reading “Review #103”

Review #93

Title- Verity Author- Colleen Hoover Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- thriller, suspense POV- first person, present tense. It switches back and forth between Lowen/Laura and another character I won’t say here. Trigger- child death. I don’t like to think about the situation with Chastin and Harper Similar Books/Comps– The Silent Patient My emotions-  freaked out (in aContinue reading “Review #93”

Review #77

Title- The Davinci Code Rating– 4/5 Genre- Suspense, mystery Similar Books/Comps– The Library of the Unwritten My emotions-  Edge of my seat Characters– Robert Langdon- Harvard symbologist Sophie Neveu- French cryptologist Comments- I liked the action and danger more than the history bits. I wanted more romance than there was. Plot/Blurb- Robert is awakened byContinue reading “Review #77”

Review #59

Title– Hush Rating– 3/5 Genre- Romantic Suspense POV- Third person, past tense Similar Books/Comps– Throne of Power My emotions-  I enjoyed the suspense and was intrigued to figure out how Riley would solve her problem. Characters– Finn is a fine hottie agent and a great book boyfriend. Ladies, beware. Even though the main character wasContinue reading “Review #59”