Polite Society

3.5/5 stars This was a modern reimagining of Jane Austen’s Emma that was reminiscent of Crazy Rich Asians. Ania seemed to have it all together. Living in Delhi, she loved meddling and playing matchmaker to her friends and family. This was a complex and sometimes funny story about Ania’s journey through self-discovery and happiness. I … More Polite Society

Separation Anxiety

4/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and HarperCollins Publishers for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Judy’s life is not exactly how she planned. Her marriage is failing, her teenage son doesn’t want to talk to her, and her best friend is dying. In an unexpected turn of … More Separation Anxiety

Thirteen

4/5 stars A movie star is charged with murder and a serial killer is on the jury. What could go wrong?  I picked this up unaware that it was #4 in a series. Luckily, I don’t feel like I missed much by starting here. This was moderately paced. I found the beginning to be a … More Thirteen

Christmas Shopaholic

4/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Random House Publishing Group for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I have been a big fan of Kinsella’s books and this was no different. I love Becky’s quirky personality and found her questionable decisions comical. This put me in the … More Christmas Shopaholic

Searching for Sylvie Lee

4/5 stars Sylvie, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, returns to the Netherlands to say goodbye to her dying grandmother. She never returns. Her younger sister, Amy, retraces Sylvie’s steps as she attempts to find her missing sister.  What a gripping story. While I wouldn’t classify this as a thriller, this dramatic story kept me turning … More Searching for Sylvie Lee

The Dinner Party

4/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Harper Impluse and Killer Reads for providing a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. 8 friends gather for a dinner party. What started as a fun night leads to a potentially sinister game and 2 deaths. Each of them have a secret and each … More The Dinner Party

The Gifted School

5/5 stars The town of Crystal, Colorado is stirred up when an exclusive school for gifted children is opened. Four friends are willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get their children admitted to the school. As the admissions process progresses, people’s true natures are exposed and dark secrets are revealed.  I really enjoyed this … More The Gifted School

Please See Us

4/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Amazon Publishing UK for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest review.  Please See Us is a thriller set in Atlantic City that follows two women and unlikely allies as they attempt to reveal mysterious events happening around the town. The women each have secrets … More Please See Us

The Chestnut Man

5/5 stars This book immediately hooked me, but it took me a long time to read. A serial killer is terrorizing Copenhagen. They leave a chestnut man at the scenes of the crimes. What’s special about these little figurines? The fingerprints of a girl who was kidnapped and murdered a year ago are on all … More The Chestnut Man