Adult Fiction, Horror/Thriller, Science Fiction

The Dead Zone by Stephen King

Ages 18+

The Dead Zone

I listened to the audiobook version of this book and absolutely loved it! Johnny Smith had a hockey accident on the ice as a child, and then a car accident as an adult which left him in a coma for almost 5 years. His life not only drastically changed after he woke up from the coma, but he was given a special ability to see things both past and future just by touching people. Now he is on a case helping out the local sheriff, and a hometown hero. 

Adult Fiction, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Ages 18+

An Unwanted GuestMitchell’s Inn in upstate New York seems like the perfect winter getaway. It has everything you’d want – it’s cozy and remote – then all hell breaks loose when the power goes out and someone turns up dead. The hotel guests are shocked, but not as shocked as when more bodies start turning up. Lapena’s modern day take on Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, you’ll be guessing until the end!

Adult Fiction

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

Ages 18+

My Dark VanessaMy Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell is a stunning debut. Switching back and forth between 2000, when Vanessa is 15 years old, and 2017, when Vanessa is 32, the novel chronicles a teen’s illicit relationship with her teacher and the aftermath that follows years later. Vanessa thought she would have to take it to her grave, but now she has a chance 17 years later. Does she remain silent, or speak up?

Adult Fiction, Romance

Love At First Like by Hannah Orenstein

Ages 18+Love at First Like

Sisters Eliza and Sophie Roth own a Brooklyn jewelry shop together. Eliza loves joking around and putting diamond rings on her ring finger. One night she accidentally posts a photo of her wearing a diamond ring on Instagram. At first she is horrified, but then, after the sales start rolling in, that a glimpse of her life is good for business. She is then faced with a choice: does she come clean or continue with the biggest lie of her life?

 

 

Adult Fiction, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell

Ages 18+

She Was the Quiet OneRose and Bel Enright are twin sisters who couldn’t be more different. Bel feels vulnerable at her new prestigious boarding school, even with her sister by her side. She quickly falls into the wrong crowd, and begins to haze her sister, among other things, because of it. Rose turns to her dorm mother Sarah Donovan, one half of a couple who works at the school, and Bel turns to Sarah’s husband Heath, hoping he can help her out of a crisis. It seems that Heath may be taking advantage of Bel instead of helping her, though, and things get dicey. Full of twists and turns, Campbell will keep you guessing until the very end.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

Ages 18+

The Book of Two Ways

Dawn survives a crash landing of the airplane she’s on, and her life is split in two from then on. At home is her loving husband Brian and their teenaged daughter, and in Egypt is Wyatt Armstrong, who still has Dawn’s heart after fifteen years. The novel takes place in parallel times in the main character’s life, and she must choose between the two. Will Dawn continue on to Boston and go home to her family or fly to Egypt to reconnect with Wyatt?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

The End of Her by Shari LaPena

Ages 18+

The End of Her by Shari Lapena: 9781984880512 | PenguinRandomHouse ...

This book is filled with twists and turns I didn’t see coming and I couldn’t put this one down! Patrick is happily married to Stephanie, who has just had newborn twin girls. Neither of them can get a wink of sleep, but no matter, because they are happier than ever. Then Erica Voss comes into their lives and everything changes. She is Patrick’s ex-lover who he was sleeping with during the marriage to his late ex-wife Lindsay. Erica is determined to make Patrick’s life hell, and will stop at nothing to do it.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

The Wedding Dress by Danielle Steel

Ages 18+

The Wedding Dress: A Novel

Danielle Steel’s novel spans from 1928 to the 1960s, following a family for generations. Starting with Eleanor’s coming out ball, this is her marriage story and the story of her children and her children’s children. I was engrossed in it from beginning to end. This was a lovely book that all generations will enjoy!

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Ages 18+

Home Before Dark

Maggie Holt’s father wrote a horror memoir and she is trying to figure out if what he wrote is really true or not. He is gone now, and all she has is the book to go on. Readers of Sager’s new thriller will read Maggie’s point of view as well as chapters of her father’s book for a delicious ghost story that won’t be soon forgotten.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance

A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

Ages 18+

A Walk Along the Beach: A Novel by [Debbie Macomber]

This is a sweet story about two sisters, Harper and Willa, who own a coffee shop together. The two sisters have been through a lot: they lost their mother at a young age, awordnd their father is overcome with grief, and Harper is in remission from cancer. Then Sean O’Malley walks into their shop, and their lives. Harper insists that Willa give Sean a chance, and they begin a relationship. Readers will be enchanted by Macomber’s story of family and love.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.