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The Institute

By Stephen King, A thriller about a telekinetic kid who is kidnapped by a sinister organization

Stephen King has released a new novel, this time focusing on a sinister organization called The Institute and the abduction of a young boy with telekinetic abilities. I was never particularly curious about Stephen King until I watched the Castle Rock adaptation. After that, I read the Outsider, which I thought was just okay, but …

                       

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 …

                    

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 …