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An Anonymous Girl

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A psychological thriller about a psychological study (sort of)

I’d been looking forward to reading An Anonymous Girl by writing team Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen for some time. Their debut novel, The Woman Between Us, was a twisty roller coaster ride of a book, and the premise of An Anonymous Girl seemed up my alley. (I just posted a review of The Wife …

                    

The Wife Between Us

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A psychological thriller with lots of surprises and twists in store

So, I recently re-read The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. I first read it a while ago and did a giveaway for a copy of the book, but never actually wrote a review. I’ve mentioned it a few times on the blog though, so it seems like I should just write …

                       

The Silent Patient

By Alex Michaelides, A twisty psychological thriller

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides shows you exactly what type of book it’s aiming to be from the very first sentence: “Alicia Berenson was thirty-three years old when she killed her husband.” No messing around here. For people who like their thrillers-slash-mysteries to have twisty plots and straight-forward writing, this recent release is one …

                             

Where the Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens, A coming-of-age crime drama about a girl growing up alone in the marshes of North Carolina

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens opens with a picture of a map and the discovery of a dead body in the marshes of North Carolina. I was intrigued when I saw it in the bookstore, but avoided reading it for a while. I love Reese Witherspoon’s movies — I even bought a signed …

              

Peril at End House

By Agatha Christie, A classic Hercule Poirot mystery

Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot mysteries occupy a very special place close to my heart. They are, in my opinion, reliably enjoyable, and at this point I’m not really sure how many I’ve read or which ones exactly they are. I was assigned The Labours of Hercules to read in Latin class during middle school, but …