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A Gentleman in Moscow

By Amor Towles, A charming novel about a man under house arrest in Moscow's Metropol Hotel after the Russian Revolution

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is a delightful novel that somehow completely slipped passed me when it came out a few years back. I later saw it around, but assumed it was a biography and ignored it. Eventually it popped back up on my radar, and I’ve been reading it on and off …

                 

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 …

              

Ask Again, Yes

By Mary Beth Keane, An intimate and insightful family drama

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane is an intimate story of two childhood friends and their relationship in the face of an unforgivable act that threatens to tear their families apart. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or scroll all the way down. Peter Stanhope and Kate Gleason are childhood friends …

                       

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 …