C.J. Tudor has quickly become an auto-read author me and The Burning Girls did not disappoint! If you enjoy a great mystery with a bit of horror, religion, and an ominous setting, I absolutely recommend The Burning Girls!
A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman January 19, 2021by Random House Publishing – Ballantine Books – Del Rey Rating: 3 Stars ⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Horror Both seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. It sounded like the perfect first date: canoeing across a chain of lakes, sandwiches and beer in the cooler. But […]
Stephanie’s Favorite Books of 2020. She’s a little EXTRA so she has 12 to share!
Take it Back by Kia Abdullah Published December 8, 2020by St. Martin’s Press Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Legal Thriller From author Kia Abdullah, Take It Back is a harrowing and twisting courtroom thriller that keeps you guessing until the last page is turned. One victim. Four accused. Who is telling the truth? Zara Kaleel, one of […]
The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson Published 21 June 2020by ACE Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Historical Fiction, Horror When this book was first suggested as a possible October read in my book club I saw the white cover version with the witch’s seal on it and expected something similar to The Blair Witch Project. […]
Stranded / Malorie Stranded – Stuart James Published October 19, 2020 Malorie – Josh Malerman Published July 21, 2020 Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Thriller, Mystery Stranded – What could be more innocent than going on holiday?As a family drive along a quiet country lane on their way to the airport, they meet a stranger standing alone […]
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Published June 30, 2020 by Del Rey Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Horror Noemi is a young socialite living in Mexico City and finding her path in life. When her cousin, Catalina, writes an odd and concerning letter to Noemi’s father, he feels that Noemi should travel to Catalina and ensure she […]
The Nesting by C. J. Cooke Published September 29, 2020 by Berkley Publishing Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Supernatural Thriller The woods are creeping in on a nanny and two young girls in this chilling modern Gothic thriller. Architect Tom Faraday is determined to finish the high-concept, environmentally friendly home he’s building in Norway—in the same place […]
Gone Before by Sam Hepburn Published October 12, 2020 by Bookouture Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Thriller The disappearance of five-year-old Maya Duncan remains one of the most famous missing person cases in British history. She vanished without a trace. Until now… Fifteen years after the abduction, Phoebe knocks on Kay Duncan’s door, clutching a yellow rainhat […]
Santa Monica by Cassidy Lucas Published October 6, 2020 by Harper Perennial, HarperCollins Publishers Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thriller Published on October 6, 2020 by Harper Perennial; HarperCollins Publishers On the western edge of Los Angeles is the gorgeous beachside city of Santa Monica, where the sun-kissed, wealthy residents seem to inhabit real-life California […]