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The Turn of the Key

By Ruth Ware, A Modernized Haunted House Mystery

Ruth Ware released a new mystery yesterday, entitled The Turn of the Key. As a mystery lover, I’d been looking forward to this one. If you’re looking for an explanation of the ending, it’s at the very end of the post (after the spoiler warning)! Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or …

                    

The Outsider

By Stephen King, An creepy and intriguing investigation into an unspeakable crime

I mostly decided to read The Outsider by Stephen King because it seemed long overdue for me to read one of his books. The last time I read a Stephen King novel, I must have been in high school. I have no recollection of it, and I don’t exactly remember which book it was (I …

                       

Lock Every Door

By Riley Sager, A well-constructed thriller about a gig that sounds too good to be true

Lock Every Door by Riley Sagar has been a surprisingly buzzy book this summer, and now that I’ve read it, I can understand why. If you love mystery thrillers, this one is one to check out. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or scroll all the way down. Jules Larsen is a …

                    

The Chain

By Adrian McKinty, A thriller with a diabolical premise

The Chain by Adrian McKinty has a cover that looks like something a 14-year-old boy designed with clipart, but a very intriguing premise. The backstory behind The Chain’s development is pretty interesting as well. McKinty, after struggling financially and getting evicted (he recalls “all our stuff being dumped on the sidewalk in front of our …

                       

The Nickel Boys

By Colson Whitehead, A descent into the horrors of a reform school in Jim Crow-era America

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (to be released July 16, 2019) has been one of my most anticipated books of this year. With its lean profile running just over 200 pages and bold red cover, it tells a harrowing story about two boys in a reform school in Jim Crow-era America. Plot Summary For …