Thriller

Review: Kiss Me First

Kiss Me First Book CoverKiss Me First by Lottie Moggach, published January 2014 by Picador.

Read: July 2015
Genre: Adult/Mystery/Thriller
Source: Purchased
#Pages: 336
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Add to GoodreadsGoodreads Synopsis: On the internet, we can be anyone we choose. No one knows who we really are. Sheltered and obsessive, Leila spends more time online than out in the real world. So she seems the ideal person to take over the virtual identity of the vivacious and fragile Tess, who wants to disappear. But even with all the facts at her fingertips, there are things that Leila can’t possibly know about Tess – or herself – until it is too late…

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Review: You

You Book CoverYou by Caroline Kepnes, published June 2015 by Simon & Schuster.

Read: June 2015
Genre: Adult/Thriller/Suspense
Source: Purchased
#Pages: 432
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Add to GoodreadsGoodreads Synopsis: When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village book store where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card. There is only one Guinevere Beck in New York City. She has a public Facebook account and Tweets incessantly, telling Joe everything he needs to know: she is simply Beck to her friends, she went to Brown University, she lives on Bank Street, and she’ll be at a bar in Brooklyn tonight – the perfect place for a “chance” meeting.

As Joe invisibly and obsessively takes control of Beck’s life, he orchestrates a series of events to ensure Beck finds herself in his waiting arms. Moving from stalker to boyfriend, Joe transforms himself into Beck’s perfect man, all while quietly removing the obstacles that stand in their way – even if it means murder.

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Review: Dear Daughter

Dear Daughter Book CoverDear Daughter by Elizabeth Little, published August 2014 by Vintage Publishing.

Read: January 2015
Genre: Adult/Thriller/Mystery
Source: Publisher
#Pages: 388
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Goodreads Synopsis: LA IT girl Janie Jenkins has it all. The looks, the brains, the connections. The criminal record.

Ten years ago, in a trial that transfixed America, Janie was convicted of murdering her mother. Now she’s been released on a technicality she’s determined to unravel the mystery of her mother’s last words, words that send her to a tiny town in the very back of beyond. But with the whole of America’s media on her tail, convinced she’s literally got away with murder, she has to do everything she can to throw her pursuers off the scent. She knows she really didn’t like her mother. Could she have killed her?

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Review: Who R U Really?

Who R U Really Book CoverWho R U Really? by Margo Kellypublished August 2014 by Merit Press.

Read: January 2015
Genre: Young Adult/Thriller
Source: Author
#Pages: 240
Get It Now: Wordery

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Goodreads Synopsis: Thea’s overprotective parents are about to drive her nuts. They invade her privacy, ask too many questions, and restrict her on-line time so much that Thea feels she can’t do any of the things her friends do. When she discovers a new role-playing game on-line, Thea breaks the rules by staying up late to play. Soon, she’s living a double life: on one hand, the obedient daughter; on the other, a girl slipping deeper into darkness.

In the world of the game, Thea falls under the spell of Kit, an older boy whose smarts and savvy can’t defeat his near-suicidal despair. As Kit draws soft-hearted Thea into his drama, she creates cover stories for her parents and then even her friends. Soon, Thea is all alone in the dark world with Kit, who worries her more and more, but also seems to be the only person who really “gets” her. Is he frightening or only terribly sad? Should Thea fear Kit, or pity him? And now, Kit wants to come out of the screen and bring Thea into his real-life world. As much as she suspects that this is wrong, Thea is powerless to resist Kit’s allure, and hurtles toward the very fate her parents feared most.

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Official Gone Girl Trailer is Released! *UPDATE*

*UPDATE* 11/07/2014

A new and (in my opinion) approved trailer has been released for Gone Girl! I’m really looking forward to this adaptation. I loved the book and hated the ending, but still love it overall. Go figure. This trailer is a big improvement on the first one, but I think they’re maybe giving away a lot of the best bits, and I hate when that happens in trailers. Anywho – feast your eyes on this:

Original Post from April 15th and First Trailer Below:

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