Book Review: Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Vincent, Jules, Sylvie, and Sam are ruthlessly ambitious high-flyers working in the lucrative world of Wall Street finance where deception and intimidation thrive. Getting rich is all that matters, and they’ll do anything to reach the top. When they are ordered to participate in a corporate team-building exercise that requires them to escape from a locked elevator, dark secrets of their team begin to be laid bare. The biggest mystery to solve in this lethal …

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Book Review: The Year I Left by Christine Brae

Carin Frost doesn’t understand what’s happening to her. A confident businesswoman, wife, and mother, she begins to resent everything about her life. Nothing makes sense. Nothing makes her feel. Maybe it’s the recent loss of her mother in a tragic accident. Or maybe she’s just losing her mind. Enter Matias Torres. As their new business partnership thrives, so does their friendship – and his interest in her. Carin is determined to keep her distance, until …

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Book Review: Lost by Natasha Preston

*post may contain affiliate links  Title:  The Lost Author:  Natasha Preston Release Date:  April 2, 2019 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  NetGalley In Piper’s hometown, teenagers keep disappearing, and everyone assumes they’re just a bunch of runaways. But when yet another person disappears, Piper and her best friend Hazel suspect something more sinister is going on. So they decide to investigate, determined to learn the truth. Their search for answers leads them to the source of …

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Book Review: No Exit by Taylor Adams

Title:  No Exit Author:  Taylor Adams Release Date:  January 15, 2019 Publisher:  William Morrow Source:  Review copy provided by the publisher On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado.  With the roads impassable, she’s forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Inside are some vending machines, a coffee maker, and four complete strangers. …

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Book Review: Watcher in the Woods by Kelley Armstrong

*post may contain affiliate links  Title:  Watcher in the Woods Author:  Kelley Armstrong Release Date:  February 9, 2019 Publisher:  St. Martin’s Press Source:  NetGalley The secret town of Rockton has seen some rocky times lately; understandable considering its mix of criminals and victims fleeing society for refuge within its Yukon borders.  Casey Duncan, the town’s only detective on a police force of three, has already faced murder, arson, and falling in love in the several …

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Book Review: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Title:  The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Author:  Stuart Turton Release Date:  September 18, 2018 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Landmark Source:  NetGalley Evelyn Hardcastle will die.  Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle.  But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest. And some of his hosts are more helpful than others… The most inventive debut of the year twists together a mystery …

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Book Review: Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang

Title:  Falling Into Place Author:  Amy Zhang Release Date:  September 9, 2014 Publisher:  Greenwillow Books Source:  ARC provided via Amazon Vine On the day Liz Emerson tries to die, they had reviewed Newton’s laws of motion in physics class.  Then, after school, she put them into practice by running her Mercedes off the road. (Goodreads) Review: Liz is a high school student who deliberately crashes her car, hoping to die. The story tries to show …

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Book Review: After I’ve Gone by Linda Green

Title:  After I’ve Gone Author:  Linda Green Release Date:  July 27, 2017 Publisher:  Quercus Source:  Amazon Vine On a wet Monday in January, Jess Mount receives the devastating news that she hasn’t got long left to live. She doesn’t hear it from a doctor, though. She discovers it when her Facebook timeline skips forward eighteen months and friends and family start posting tributes to her, following her death in a terrible and mysterious accident. At …

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Book Review: They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera

Title:  They Both Die At The End Author:  Adam Silvera Release Date:  September 5, 2017 Publisher:  HarperTeen Source:  Edelweiss On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today.  Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day.  The good news: There’s an app for that. It’s …

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Book Review: Dead on Arrival by Matt Richtel

Title:  Dead on Arrival Author:  Matt Richtel Release Date:  August 1, 2017 Publisher:  William Morrow Source:  Edelweiss A mysterious disorder threatens to destroy the world in this high-concept thriller from Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel, which combines medical science, cutting-edge technology, and breathtaking suspense in the vein of Michael Crichton. Moving at a breakneck pace from the labs of the Centers for Disease Control to the secret campus of Google X to …

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Bookclub Reads: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Title:  A Man Called Ove Author:  Fredrik Backman Release Date:  July 15, 2014 Publisher:  Atria Books Source:  Borrowed Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon – the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window.  He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a …

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Perfect by Cecelia Ahern (book review)

Title:  Perfect Author:  Cecelia Ahern Release Date:  April 4, 2017 Publisher:  Feiwel & Friends Source:  NetGalley Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine’s life has completely fractured – all her freedoms gone. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with Carrick – the only person she can trust. But …

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