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

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 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

The Other Wife

4/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Amazon Publishing UK for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Suzi made some mistakes. Now she’s stuck in a bad situation. Things start looking up when Nora moves into the only other house nearby. Things are not as they appear and Suzi is not … More The Other Wife

Frankly in Love

5/5 stars Frank Li has a problem. He wants to date a girl his parents would never approve of. She’s white and they’re Korean. As luck would have it, his friend, Joy, has a similar problem. The solution? Frank and Joy will pretend to date each other so they can continue seeing their respective partners … More Frankly in Love

The Escape Room

4/5 stars Four ruthless investment bankers must work together in an escape room. But this is not your typical and fun challenge you complete with family and friends. This is life or death. This novel weaves together past and present as the characters must face their choices and determine why they were picked for this … More The Escape Room

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4.5/5 stars A failed novelist is turning 50 and struggling with the idea of getting old. To make matters worse, his boyfriend of the last 9 years if getting married to someone else. To run away from life, he takes a trip around the world.  This satire was a great romantic comedy. I loved the … More Less