Book Review | The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton’s debut novel, The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle caught my eye immediately. It’s a mystery novel with a fantastical element – sort of like Groundhog’s Day, if someone died. Plus, the I couldn’t resist the beautiful cover. So I had to read it. And I’m glad I did. (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis […]

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Book Review | Still Lives

I’ve been gravitating towards thrillers and mysteries lately, which is kind of unusual for me. So I’ve decided to embrace it. When I saw Maria Hummel’s Still Lives on Book Outet, it immediately caught my eye. (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis (From Goodreads) A young editor at a Los Angeles art museum finds […]

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Book Review | Behind Her Eyes

I’ve been in the mood for thrillers lately, so I decided to finally pick up Sarah Pinborough’s Behind Her Eyes. Because it was recommended by both Stephen King and Neil Gaiman (and I’ve owned a copy since it came out over a year ago). This seems to be one of those books that people can’t help […]

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Book Review | Too Close to Breathe

Mystery is probably one of my least-read genres. I do love the occasional mystery novel, but most of the time I’m just too overwhelmed by the number of them to pick anything other than the books everyone’s talking about. Lately, I’ve been in the mood for a good mystery (thank all the ID shows I’ve […]

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Book Review | If We Were Villains

Immediately upon seeing the details of M. L. Rio’s debut novel, If We Were Villains, I was sold. Honestly, had I known relatively little about the story, I would have been sold on the cover alone – just look at it! But the fact that it’s a mystery about a group of Shakespearean actors intrigued me. […]

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