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Review: The Family Upstairs

I cannot get enough of Lisa Jewell’s brand of twisty, creepy suspense. When Libby Jones turns twenty-five years old, she learns that she has inherited a house from her birth parents. A very expensive, beautiful house with a dark secret: her birth parents, along with an unknown man, were found dead of an apparent suicide… Continue reading Review: The Family Upstairs

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Review: The Doll Factory

Sometimes you just need to walk on the dark side. This novel, set in Victorian London, introduces us to an eccentric taxidermist named Silas and a beautiful but haunted painter named Iris. When they meet by chance, Silas becomes obsessed with Iris and determined to have her. The reader watches, horrified and transfixed, as Silas… Continue reading Review: The Doll Factory

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Review: 29 Seconds

Are you ready for the #metoo thriller of the year? Synopsis: “Give me one name. One person. And I will make them disappear.” Sarah is a young professor struggling to prove herself in a workplace controlled by the charming and manipulative Alan Hawthorne. A renowned scholar and television host, Hawthorne rakes in million-dollar grants for… Continue reading Review: 29 Seconds

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Six Books I Can’t Stop Talking About

I read a lot of books, and I love almost all of them. Life is too short to read boring books, so if I'm not enjoying it, I set it down. But some books are more than enjoyable page-turners. These are the books I want discuss, books I want to shove into my friends' hands and… Continue reading Six Books I Can’t Stop Talking About

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Review: Stolen Things

I was hooked from the first pages: when 911 dispatcher Laurie receives the worst call of her career—from her own teenage daughter, who is disoriented and alone in an unknown location. The police department springs to action, including Laurie’s husband who is the chief of police. But after they find Jojo, the real questions begin:… Continue reading Review: Stolen Things