Review #116

Title- A History of Wild Places Author- Shea Ernshaw Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- maybe dark fantasy… but not in the way one would assume? Maybe contemporary thiller, maybe women’s fiction. After reading, I’m unsure POV- Part 1 was a switch between past and present in Travis’ POV. Then the rest of the book is alternating betweenContinue reading “Review #116”

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 #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 #69

Title- The Marriage Pact Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- Psychological Thriller POV- First person, present tense Trope- cults, scientology, newlyweds Similar Books/Comps– The Secrets You Keep, The Personal Librarian My emotions-  tense, creeped out Characters– Alice- once a singer in a well-known rock band, is now a successful lawyer Jake- partner in an up-and-coming psychology practice Plot/Blurb-Continue reading “Review #69”

Review #58

Title- Layla Author- Colleen Hoover Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- paranormal, suspense, romance POV- This is one of the only stories recently that I’ve read all in a male’s POV from a female author Trope- ghost stories My emotions- creeped out (in a good way), Characters– Leeds- country singer Layla- spontaneous Willow- the spirit Comments- Page 79-Continue reading “Review #58”

Review #33

Title- And Then There Were None Rating– 4/5 Genre- Murder mystery POV- Third person, past tense Trope- Crime, “who dunnit?”, classic Similar Books/Comps– The Maidens My emotions-  at first confused, but it all came together Characters– The characters were easy to follow despite having so many of them, which surprised me. Plot/Blurb- Ten people, eachContinue reading “Review #33”

Review #24

Title- The Maidens Rating– 4/5 Genre- Suspense/Thriller POV- Third person, past tense Trope- “who dunnit?” Similar Books/Comps– The Silent Patient, My emotions-  Invested, Curious, Nervous Vibe– Dark & sinister, unsettling, creepy, goosebump-worthy Characters– Edward Fosca- A charismatic professor, is adored by students―particularly by a secret society of female students known as The Maidens. Mariana Andros-Continue reading “Review #24”

Review #19

Title- The Fall Guy Rating– 3/5 Genre- Psychological Thriller, Suspense POV- Third person, past tense Trope- stalker vibes Similar Books/Comps– The Locked Door, Never Tell them My emotions-  Creepy, uncomfortable Vibe– dark, strange love triangle Characters– Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience (married to Chloe) Matthew- troubled cousin Chloe- who Matthew is obsessedContinue reading “Review #19”

Review #10

Title- The Silent Patient Rating– 5/5 Genre- Thriller/Suspense POV- First person, past tense. (but it seemed to switch a little) Trope- Therapist, mental health, suspense, secrets, murder Similar Books/Comps– Verity, The Last Thing He Told Me, The Couple Next Door. My emotions-  goosebumps, checking behind my shoulder Vibe– creepy, stalker vibes Characters– Alicia Berenson’s- PerfectContinue reading “Review #10”