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28 Summers

By Elin Hilderbrand, Two remorseless cheaters meeting in the summer to cheat over three decades

I started reading 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand when it first came out, but put it down for a while since I wasn’t all that into it. Still, I’ve been wanting to read (and finish) at least one of her books since I see them around all the time, so I went ahead and finished …

           

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

By Taylor Jenkins Reid, A breezy novel about a reclusive Hollywood legend and her past loves

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid came out back in 2017, but I decided not to read it after laboring to get through Daisy Jones & the Six, which I didn’t really love. But since then I’ve continually been recommended it so, so many times. And I’ve been on the lookout …

              

The Night Swim

By Megan Goldin, A courtroom thriller and mystery novel about a rape trial

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin came out earlier this month, and it is part courtroom thriller and part mystery (and part podcast!). And it’s a suspenseful and tense story, that happens to be perfect for mystery fans looking for an audiobook to listen to. Note that there are spoilers and explanations at the end …

        

A Good Marriage

By Kimberly McCreight, A mystery slash legal drama with a convoluted plot

So, I just finished reading A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight and, oh my goodness, is this a convoluted plot or what. I had really high hopes for this book since it seems to have some really solid reviews and even got picked up to be adapted into a movie. Sadly, it was a bit …

           

One of Us is Next

By Karen McManus, A fun follow-up for mystery-thriller fans

One of Us is Next (Book #2) by Karen McManus is a sequel to her 2017 young adult mystery-thriller novel, One of Us is Lying (Book #1). I had a fun time reading One of Us is Lying last year, so I knew I’d be picking up the follow-up when I had a chance. I’m …