Book Review: Pretty Ugly Lies

What causes a woman to just murder her husband and kids? How could someone just snap like that? Pretty Ugly Lies is a psychological thriller that explores just this situation, but the twist is that it could be one of four different women. There are four women’s stories that weave together in this dark novel… Continue reading Book Review: Pretty Ugly Lies

Book Review: Portraits of the Dead

Portraits of the Dead by John Nicholl is quite haunting and seriously freaked me out at times. But in the way that a true crime podcast or an episode of Law and Order: SVU would, ya know? The story focuses on a serial killer who has kidnapped a young 19-year-old girl and has her locked… Continue reading Book Review: Portraits of the Dead

A Night Worms Book Review: Halcyon

“They used to burn girls like you at the stake.” Halcyon is the first book I have read by Rio Youers and it definitely did not let me down. I chose to not research this book before going into it because I have just started really enjoying going into books blind! I am sure this… Continue reading A Night Worms Book Review: Halcyon

Book Review: No Sad Songs

No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli is the story of 18-year-old Gabe who is forced to mature quicker and more suddenly than most people have to. His grandfather has Alzheimer’s and he suddenly assumes the role of primary caretaker for him. He is struggling with his relationship with his best friend, he has normal teen-like… Continue reading Book Review: No Sad Songs

A Night Worms Book Review: Awakened

Awakened, written by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth, is a story that involves a big fear of mine: underground subways. It may be the claustrophobia talking, but there is something I just can’t handle when it comes to dark tunnels full of nothingness, bugs, and more that could just come collapsing down at any… Continue reading A Night Worms Book Review: Awakened

Book Review: The Last Time I Lied

The Last Time I Lied is the latest book by Riley Sager, famously known for the prior thriller, Final Girls. Sager’s newest book follows Emma Davis, a now-successful artist in the NYC scene who was involved in a terrible tragedy fifteen years ago at a summer camp. At one of her art shows, Emma runs… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Time I Lied