Waiting on Wednesday #75

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post created by Breaking the Spine that features anticipated books. My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can’t move. She can’t … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday #75

Shutter Island – Dennis Lehane

The year is 1954. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels and his new -partner, Chuck Aule, have come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to investigate the disappearance of a patient. Multiple-murderess Rachel Solando is loose somewhere on this barren island, despite having been kept in a locked cell under constant surveillance. … Continue reading Shutter Island – Dennis Lehane

Don’t You Cry – Mary Kubica

Publisher: MIRA Genre: Thriller, Suspense, Mystery, Psychological Thriller In downtown Chicago, Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her roommate Quinn Collins to question how well she really knew her friend. Meanwhile, in a small town an hour outside Chicago, a mysterious … Continue reading Don’t You Cry – Mary Kubica

Marrow – Tarryn Fisher

Publisher: Smashwords Genre: Mystery, Thriller In the Bone there is a house. In the house there is a girl. In the girl there is a darkness. Margo is not like other girls. She lives in a derelict neighborhood called the Bone, in a cursed house, with her cursed mother, who hasn’t spoken to her in over two … Continue reading Marrow – Tarryn Fisher

Waiting on Wednesday #31

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post created by Breaking the Spine that features anticipated books. The author of the wildly popular The Kind Worth Killing returns with an electrifying and downright Hitchcockian psychological thriller—as tantalizing as the cinema classics Rear Window and Wait Until Dark—involving a young woman caught in a vise of voyeurism, betrayal, manipulation, and murder. The danger isn’t … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday #31

Love Lies Beneath – Ellen Hopkins

The end of this novel closes with a poem titled: Lull. And that word alone encapsulates this novel completely. Ellen Hopkins is one of my favorite writers. Her verse is absolutely beautiful, so when I found out she wrote a novel in prose I had to read it. Unfortunately, it wasn't everything I wanted it … Continue reading Love Lies Beneath – Ellen Hopkins

The Good Girl – Mary Kubica

The Good Girl follows the abduction of Mia Dennett, the daughter of a prominent judge. Mia is the black sheep of the family. She refused to follow in the steps of her father, so she forged her own path teaching unfortunate youths. Mia’s life changes the night she’s supposed to meet her boyfriend for drinks … Continue reading The Good Girl – Mary Kubica

The Pocket Wife – Susan Crawford

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22635867-the-pocket-wife Three out of four stars. The Pocket Wife follows the murder of Dana’s neighbor, Celia, shortly after Dana left her house that afternoon. Detective Jack Moss is assigned to the case and has to separate fact from fiction in a tangled mess of mental illness, affairs, and personal connections. The Pocket Wife was hard … Continue reading The Pocket Wife – Susan Crawford

Dare Me – Megan Abbott

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12982393-dare-me One out of five stars. Gillian Flynn, you let me down. Hard. Your quote on the front of Dare Me proclaiming it to be “Lord of the Flies set in a high-school cheerleading squad… tense, dark, and beautifully written” hooked me. I purchased the book and never looked back because you’ve never led me … Continue reading Dare Me – Megan Abbott

Every Pane of Glass – H.B. Strumbo

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28415524-every-pane-of-glass Four out of five stars. “Sometimes the choices we make are a direct results of something bigger than us.” Every Pane of Glass follows Val as she returns to her hometown, Devil Town, to auction off her childhood home. Devil Town carries a lot of good and bad memories for Val and they all … Continue reading Every Pane of Glass – H.B. Strumbo