Book review: The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

Summary: Tully and Rachel Aston’s father is getting married……but their mother is still alive and in a center for those with memory loss and confusion. This novel begins with the process of Tully and Rachel’s protesting against their father divorcing their mother who doesn’t know what is going on. It doesn’t help that the new …

Book review: That Summer by Jennifer Weiner

Summary: Daisy is busy in her life as a mom of a teenager while trying to keep up her home for her husband and her small business. Daisy is feeling a bit melancholy regarding life and a little unsettled in life in general. When Daisy begins getting emails meant for someone named Diana Starling, she …

Book review: Never Never by Tarryn Fisher and Colleen Hoover

Summary: This is a three part series by two amazing female authors: Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher. Charlie and Silas have been friends since they were children due to the closeness of their two families. Eventually Charlie and Silas developed their friendship into a romantic relationship. After a falling out, Charlie was forbidden to continue …

Book review: People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry

Summary: Poppy and Alex have been going on a weeklong vacation together for 10 years. They are complete opposites. He is calm; she is wild. He would rather stay home; she wants to party. She lives in NYC; he teaches in their small town. Something happened two years ago which led the friends to stop …

Book review: The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding

Summary: Thomas and Viv look as if they live in the perfect house with the perfect family. (I feel like this has been a common theme the last 2 years in a lot of these psychological thrillers!!) One morning, they wake up and their house has been “egged.” Initially this is thought to be a …

Book review: The Hunting Wives by May Cobb

Summary: Sophie and her husband decide to leave the big city of Chicago to raise their little boy in a small town in Texas. The community is beautiful upper class small town. Sophie misses the hustle and bustle of her high profile job, and she’s having trouble settling in until she meets a new group …

Book review: Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda

Summary: Hollow’s Edge is a perfect neighborhood on a lake with a beautiful community pool where most of the residents are employed by the local college. After the deaths of Fiona and Brandon Truett, the police quickly name a suspect, Ruby Fletcher, who is then found guilty of the double murder. A year and a …

Book review: Hostage by Clare Mackintosh

Summary: Mina is flying as a flight attendant on an inaugural nonstop flight from London to Sydney. Once this twenty hour flight begins, Mina receives an anonymous letter from a passenger which forces her to make the most horrific decision: choose your daughter or hundreds of people on the flight. My Thoughts: Similar to No …

Book review: Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica

Summary: Eleven years ago, a young mother in a suburban neighborhood named Shelby goes missing. Shortly after Shelby disappears, Meredith and her daughter, Delilah, disappear. The community is shocked when Delilah turns up after escaping her kidnappers. Delilah’s brother, Leo, feels like something is off. He doesn’t remember her at all. Is he just jealous …

Book review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Summary: It is 1983, and the Riva siblings are planning their annual end-of-summer party. Sex, dugs, celebrities, and loud music are what the partygoers expect for this summer bash. Nina is a beautiful former competitive surfer who became a supermodel. She holds this party at her house she shared with her pro tennis player husband …