The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

The Family Remains is marketed as a standalone sequel to The Family Upstairs. So did it work as a standalone for me? Unfortunately not; however, it can work as one. I did read The Family Upstairs, but three years later, I forgot most of what happened. I didn't know what I should have remembered and… Continue reading The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

Summer Listen: Take Your Breath Away by Linwood Barclay

There is a reason why Linwood Barclay is a favorite author for many people and why his books fly off the shelves. His books are like that comfortable feeling your get when something is familiar and dependable. While some are better than other, you know you will get a great read with plenty of suspense… Continue reading Summer Listen: Take Your Breath Away by Linwood Barclay

Summer Reading: The Good Lie by A.R. Torre

What makes The Good Lie a great summer read Thrillers and suspense books that are lighter on the disturbing details but heavy on suspense fit the bill for the best summer reads for me, and I love to escape into a fictional world that keeps me guessing when the sun is shining, the weather is… Continue reading Summer Reading: The Good Lie by A.R. Torre

Summer Reading: The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton

The Perfect Girlfriend has been on Lindsay and my unread shelf for quite some time, and we finally decided to pull it off our shelf, dust it off and find the perfect summer spot to read it. Unfortunately, I could only read it outside once due to the rain. It's putting a damper on my… Continue reading Summer Reading: The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton