Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca is a masterclass in riveting imagery, suspenseful scenes, and fascinatingly unreliable characters. I'm happy to add another book to my list of five star reads.
Review: One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Emma seems to have the perfect life. She marries her high school sweetheart Jesse, travels the world with him, and settles far away from her hometown. But Emma's world is turned upside down when, on their first wedding anniversary, Jesse's helicopter goes missing over the pacific.
Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood
Bee Königswasser is a badass neuroscientist with a secret viral Twitter account that gives advice to women in STEM fields. Bee encounters her greatest professional and personal challenge yet when she is offered the job to co-lead the project of a lifetime.
Review: Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay
College student Matt Pine is informed that nearly his entire family died from a gas leak while vacationing in Mexico. While the death was ruled accidental by Mexican officials, not everybody in the FBI is so sure of this. And to make make matters worse, the bodies of Matt's family will not be released unless Matt himself makes a trip to Mexico to retrieve his late family.
Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane
Laurie's life is turned upside down when her long term boyfriend ends their relationship. Jamie needs to be in a stable relationship to show the partners of the firm that he's mature enough for a big promotion.
Review: Beach Read by Emily Henry
January Andrews is a romance writer who has always believed in love. But after the death of her father, everything changes when she is given the key to his secret beach house that he shared with another woman during his marriage. A grieving January heads to this "lovenest"for the summer with hopes of using the time to pen her next novel and clear out the house.
Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik
In this world, having access to magic means a young death. The only chance for magical kids to survive is to attend school at the Scholomance.
Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
Hidden up in the mountains of Vermont is Ellingham Academy, an elite private school for unique minds, including artists, inventors, and writers. Founded by 1920s millionaire Albert Ellingham, the school was designed to make learning a game, and it only accepts 50 students each year on free tuition to attend.
Top 10 Books I Read in London
From January to May 2022, I spent my semester living in London and traveling around Europe. This meant lots of reading time on planes, trains, buses, and the London Underground. Of course I picked up some great books along the way! Here’s ten of my favorite reads from this semester. In London and looking for… Continue reading Top 10 Books I Read in London
Four Sequels That Are Better Than the First Book (And Four That Are Not)
Whether it's upped stakes, the introduction of a new character, or a plot twist, the second book can really make or break a series. Here's four sequels that, in my opinion, turned out better than their predecessor, and four that did not live up to expectations. If you've got a sequel that you love or… Continue reading Four Sequels That Are Better Than the First Book (And Four That Are Not)