Tag: Thriller

Review: Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury

Review: Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wow. I don’t really know what I expected going in. I saw Cait’s (@paperfury) review where she said “this book softly held my hand, lead me to the edge of a cliff, and then shoved me straight on off” and went and bought it instantly. I didn’t even really know what genre it was – the synopsis is very vague, so I thought it was a contemporary pushing thriller with maybe some possible paranormal elements. What I got was NOTHING […]

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Audiobook Review: Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall

Audiobook Review: Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 7, 2020 | 1 Comment

This book was suuuper creepy!! I love how twisted and bizarre it was. It was definitely dark and atmospheric – this would have been a perfect Halloween read! I didn’t think it was scary, but definitely disturbing at times. That was 100% the selling point of this book for me! I adore the dark and disturbing and this book was full of it. My main complaint about it, though, is that I couldn’t connect to any of the characters. I […]

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Audiobook Review: One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus

Audiobook Review: One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 11, 2020 | 1 Comment

I really enjoyed One of Us is Lying, but sadly this one didn’t quite have the same magic. I adored the characters in the first book (and the amazing narrators brought them to life and gave them unique and distinct personalities), but I struggled with the characters in the sequel. Honestly, for the first half of the book I kept getting Maeve and Phoebe mixed up. Their narrators sounded too similar, and I had trouble keeping them separate in my […]

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Audiobook Review: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

Audiobook Review: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 17, 2020 | 3 Comments

Holy crap, this book was so addicting!! I’ve seen it compared to One of Us is Lying, which I enjoyed, but I think this one was even better! In the beginning, it starts off as a typical mystery – popular girl is murdered, her boyfriend is the supposed killer. Okay, I can see which direction this is going. But as Pippa started digging and uncovering secrets, shit got crazy! The list of suspects grew longer and just created more and […]

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Audiobook Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Audiobook Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since I read a mystery/thriller because they’re not usually my jam (and ya’ll know I don’t usually do contemp at all), but I really enjoyed this one! I loved the mystery aspect and how we slowly got snippets of information that lead to clues about the murder. The mystery and all the secrets kept me going! Honestly, throughout most of this book I had no idea who did it. It was well done for sure! I can […]

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Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

Going into this book, I honestly didn’t think I was going to enjoy it as much as I did! This book surprised me in a good way! I absolutely loved the format. It’s told in alternating POVs – one being Sadie, the other being a podcast. It was SO cool!! And the way it was written keeps you interested and makes this book unputdownable! I gobbled it up in one single sitting, which is something I haven’t done in ages. […]

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