The 22 Murders of Madison May- Max Barry

Madison May will die. Murdered to be exact and it will keep happening until Clay gets what he wants… the perfect Madison May. He will travel through several timelines to hunt Madison down unless he is stopped by an unexpected group of people who are already on his trail.

The 22 Murders of Madison May is 322 pages long and took me three days to read.

This is one of my favorite books of 2021! I’m giving it a 4.5 out of 5! I did not expect to love this book as much as I did but it’s so action packed with adventure and has so much heart. I’m recommending it to everyone I know.

Thank you, Putnam Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Therapist- B.A. Paris

Alice and her boyfriend Leo just bought a house in a quiet little gated neighborhood. Alice is excited to start her new life but isn’t too sure about her neighbors. They don’t see overly welcoming and aren’t particularly kind but Alice will do whatever she can to win them over. When she realizes her neighbors hesitancy upon her arrival is due to the murder that happened a year prior in her new home she is devastated. How could Leo not tell her about this. Now the murder is all she can think about and she knows she will be unable to rest until she figures out what exactly happened in her home.

The Therapist is 296 pages long and took me one day to read.

This book is so good! I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! It’s super creepy and makes you feel like you truly can’t trust any of the characters in the story. I enjoyed it so much!

Thank you, St. Martin’s Press, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Unthinkable-Brad Parks

Nate is kidnapped by what he can only assume is a mad man telling him he must murder his wife in order to save the world. Nate doesn’t understand how his lawyer wife would cause the destruction of man kind but slowly this crazy man is making more sense as Nate witnesses the predictions the man can make. He loves his wife dearly but also understands this may be the only way he can save the life he knows.

Unthinkable is 354 pages long and took me two days to read.

This book is absolutely wild and I loved every minute! I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! Once again Mr. Parks does not disappoint!

Thank you, Thomas & Mercer, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Falling- T. J. Newman

As a pilot, how can you choose between your wife and kids being murdered or having to kill your 143 passengers by crashing the plane? Is there a way you can save everyone?

Falling is 285 pages long and took me two days to read.

This book stressed me out so much in the way only a good thriller can! I’m giving this a 4 out of 5! I’m definitely going to be nervous going on my next flight!

Thank you, Avid Reader Press, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Choose Me-Tess Gerritsen & Gary Braver

Taryn Moore is complicated. She is young, beautiful, intelligent but deeply unhappy. When she is found dead from an apparent suicide her few friends are not wholly unsurprised but to detective Frankie Loomis something doesn’t quite add up. Upon some digging detective Loomis discovers a very dark story and it may explain exactly why Taryn is now dead.

Choose Me is 310 pages long and took me two days to read.

This book made me really sad but I enjoyed the mystery and it was absolutely thrilling. I’m giving it a 3.5 out of 5! I really hope there are more Frankie Loomis mysteries!

Thank you, Thomas & Mercer, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Box in the Woods- Maureen Johnson

Hot off solving the mystery of the century, Stevie is invited to attend a summer camp where a brutal murder occurred to help a podcaster with his upcoming season dedicated to the case. With her friends by her side Stevie is looking forward to a summer spent sleuthing, even if it means that her summer is spent with screaming kids. Will she be able to solve this case or is she just another one hit wonder?

The Box in the Woods is 382 pages long and took me six days to read.

I LOVE STEVIE SO MUCH! I’m giving this book a 4.5 out of 5! I’m so happy Ms. Johnson is continuing this series because I love the characters and her skill to craft a mystery is incredible! Highly recommend to fans of YA mysteries!

Thank you, MB Communications, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Maidens-Alex Michaelides

Mariana is convinced that Professor Fosca murdered his student. After viewing the way his female students behave around him, Mariana has used her expertise as a group therapist and has no doubt that he brutally murdered a young woman with so much potential. Mariana will do whatever she can to protect her niece Zoe from this monster and knows she can come up with a case against the man she herself finds quite endearing, but at what cost?

The Maidens is 359 pages long and took me two days to read.

I really enjoyed this book and am giving it a 4 out of 5. At one point while I reading I looked up at my husband and said “I know the ending” and the next page was blown out of the water. I am looking forward to reading the next hit from Michaelides!

Thank you, Celadon Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The North Face Of The Heart-Dolores Redondo

A serial killer is on the loose in the United States. They disguise their victims as accidents by using the natural disasters that are taking place at that time. Amaia Salazar is a star detective from Spain who is training at the FBI when the second case of murders comes in. Due to her unique point of view and intelligence she is selected to help catch the killer. But not only is she on the hunt for the killer, she must survive a hurricane like no other.

The North Face of the Heart is 480 pages long and took me six days to read.

I loved this book and am giving it a 4.5 out of 5! I didn’t expect this story to intrigue me as much as it did but I was absolutely hooked and didn’t want it to end! I highly recommend this book to anyone that likes a disturbing and distressing mystery!

Thank you, MB Communications, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey