This is my first book by JT Ellison but definitely won’t be my last. I loved this book. If you are looking for a thriller with so many dark twist and turns, then this is the perfect book. The more I read the more I became completely obsessed with what was going to happen next. I love the complexity of this story, JT Ellison left nothing out with all the details in the story as well as the characters. It had been while since I read a thriller that kept the story going with more twist than I can count, which is another reason I love this book. I give this book ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫. Thank you to @netgalley and @harpercollinsus for the ARC. This book will be published December 30th.
Perched atop a hill in the tiny town of Marchburg, Virginia, The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as a Silent Ivy. The boarding school of choice for daughters of the rich and influential, it accepts only the best and the brightest. Its elite status, long-held traditions and honor code are ideal for preparing exceptional young women for brilliant futures at Ivy League universities and beyond. But a stranger has come to Goode, and this ivy has turned poisonous. In a world where appearances are everything, as long as students pretend to follow the rules, no one questions the cruelties of the secret societies or the dubious behavior of the privileged young women who expect to get away with murder. But when a popular student is found dead, the truth cannot be ignored. Rumors suggest she was struggling with a secret that drove her to suicide. But look closely…because there are truths and there are lies, and then there is everything that really happened.
If you are looking for a great thriller than I highly recommend any book written by Riley Sager. His stories completely take over you and hold onto you from the beginning until the very end. There are always twist and turns that have you guessing all the way through. I have enjoyed every book he has written and I look forward to the new books he will write. In order of my favorite, I would have the say that Final Girls was my favorite followed by Lock every Door and then The Last Time I Lied. These are some of the best thrillers I’ve read in a long time and I encourage you to read them as well.
When you are sent a copy of Lisa Jewell’s newest book then you drop everything and read it immediately which is exactly what I did. This book takes you down a story of family drama and secrets that will rock you to your core. The beginning was a little confusing because it is told from different characters but once I was understanding what was being told, I couldn’t put this book down. The story completely swallowed me and I was so intrigued by the secrets this family held all from different perspectives that I had to keep going. I read this book in two days and really enjoyed it. I give this book ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2. Thank you so much to NetGalley and Atria Books for the ARC in exchange for a review.
Be careful who you let in. Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know who I am. She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she is the sole inheritor of their abandoned mansion on the banks of the Thames in London’s fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, worth millions. Everything in Libby’s life is about to change. But what she can’t possibly know is that others have been waiting for this day as well—and she is on a collision course to meet them. Twenty-five years ago, police were called to 16 Cheyne Walk with reports of a baby crying. When they arrived, they found a healthy ten-month-old happily cooing in her crib in the bedroom. Downstairs in the kitchen lay three dead bodies, all dressed in black, next to a hastily scrawled note. And the four other children reported to live at Cheyne Walk were gone.
I can’t believe it’s already July. I feel like this summer is going by so fast, but I’m not complaining. I have three kiddos at home this summer and while I love them I am counting down until school starts back. 😂 I have read so many great books so far this summer but these two books have been my favorite summer reads so far. The Unhoneymooners by Christina lauren was an easy, fast paced, hilarious book that I had a hard time putting down. I caught myself laughing out loud through out this book. The setting takes place in Hawaii with an amazing character named Olive and a chiseled man named Nate. They have a funny back and forth witty relationship. You see there friendship/relationship unfold and it takes you on a fun ride. My next favorite book I’ve read this summer is The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda. This is more of a thriller/suspense summer read and I enjoyed it from beginning to end. It focuses around a friendship between Avery and Sadie who are inseparable until Sadie is found dead. While the police rule it as a suicide, Avery must uncover what really happened to her best friend. If you have time this summer to read then I highly recommend both of these books.