The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo- Stieg Larsson

I realize that I’m behind the times when it comes to Girl With The Dragon Tattoo but DEAR LORD. I’ve seen the US version of the movie and, naturally, was fascinated by Lisbeth Salander. Our incredibly twisty turny novel follows both Mikael Blomkvist (a financial reporter on hiatus after being convicted of libel) who takesContinue reading “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo- Stieg Larsson”

This Is Where I Leave You- Jonathan Tropper

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper is the best $3 bargain book I’ve had the pleasure of finding. I typically find myself reading mysteries and this book is definitely a change of pace. Our main character Judd Foxman has had a tough year. First he found his wife and boss in bedContinue reading “This Is Where I Leave You- Jonathan Tropper”

Lacy Eye- Jessica Treadway

Lacy Eye is one of those books that makes you want to avoid having children, or maybe just not letting them date… Jessica Treadway does a magnificent job capturing a character’s emotions in this story of a suspicious daughter. When Joe and Hanna’s odd daughter Dawn starts to date a perculiar man named Rud andContinue reading “Lacy Eye- Jessica Treadway”

You- Caroline Kepnes

Reading “You” will, without a doubt, make you paranoid. Caroline Kepnes does a horrifyingly wonderful job of capturing the essence of being manipulated. “You” is one man’s story of stalking and manipulating a woman into falling for him. Being in the age of social media, Guinevere Beck makes it all too easy for him. IfContinue reading “You- Caroline Kepnes”

Annihilation- Jeff Vandermeer

CREEPY! That’s what Annihilation has to offer, goosebumps galore! Jeff Vandermeer has written this novel ( Book 1 of the Southern Reach Triology) with such expertise that I felt like I was a part of the story. Annihilation is about four women, with varying professions, volunteering to explore Area X which has become an urbanContinue reading “Annihilation- Jeff Vandermeer”

The Good Girl-Mary Kubica 

There is a reason Mary Kubica’s The Good Girl was on the New York Times Bestseller list: it is FANTASTIC! Reading this book while on vacation in secluded Minnesota (where the majority of the book takes place) made reading it that much more intense. This story’s narriation is what drew me in. It is narratedContinue reading “The Good Girl-Mary Kubica “

Murder House- James Patterson & David Ellis

I love James Patterson. It’s true, he is one of my favorite authors and most likely I will review many of his books for you. Murder House is the first. Detective Jenna Murphy, former New York City cop, moves to the Hamptons to begin her career as a local detective after she experiences the corruptionContinue reading “Murder House- James Patterson & David Ellis”