Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Review)

Dear Reader, This may be totally obvious to many of you, but — did you know that Quentin Tarantino’s action-packed, comedic-drama spectacle Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is now a book!? Yep! You read that right; the 2019 movie became a book in 2021 (not the other way around). For all you readers out... Continue Reading →

[Review] The Other Me

Dear Reader, When you look at your life do you see crossroads, where one directional deviation could change everything? For Kelly, this point came around her 17th birthday in high school. Twelve years later, in one reality she’s a starving artist in Chicago and in another she’s a “glorified housewife” in small-town Michigan. At the... Continue Reading →

[Review] American Psycho

Dear Reader, How much does someone’s favorite book say about that person? In the thriller series “You,” by Caroline Kepnes, the heartthrob-serial-killer protagonist, Joe, is surprised to learn that his chipper, middle-aged employee, Ethan, claims “American Psycho” to be his favorite book. Have you read “American Psycho” by Bret Easton Ellis? Maybe, you’ve seen the... Continue Reading →

[Review] Unf*ck Your Brain

Dear Reader, Reading self-help books can feel oddly productive, especially when the tips are actionable and the writing is both engaging and “to the point.” I’m a fan of the psychology/ mental health genre so I was naturally intrigued by the book “Unf*ck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with Science.”... Continue Reading →

[Review] The Girl in the Mirror

Dear Reader, What fun is it to keep a story all to yourself? Every once in a while, a story leaves me with my jaw agape, frantically, re-reading the last lines in disbelief. Whenever, this happens, I know that I have to share this book with whomever will listen. I have been in a reading... Continue Reading →

[Review] When No One Is Watching

Dear Reader, Not all plot twists are welcome surprises. All good psychological thrillers have plot twists. These can come in many forms, including that of an unreliable narrator, murder, and devious supporting characters who reveal their true colors at the height of the action. While these twists will always have the element of surprise, they... Continue Reading →

[Review] The End of Her

Dear Reader, I get the appeal of blackmail in works of fiction. Trying to ward off someone who is hellbent on taking you down can lend action, drama, and suspense to a well-crafted plot line. However, as a reader and lover of psychological thrillers, I will more often than not skip over a book where... Continue Reading →

Like the Blog, Get the Book!

Dear Reader, Do you have Little Free Libraries in your area? If not, you have at least probably seen one online as these street side book hubs are becoming more and more popular. The concept is simple — you can take a book or leave a book. Never have I come across a Little Free... Continue Reading →

What Should I Read Next?

Dear Reader, I feel so lucky to be alive in a time when psychological thrillers books are thriving. I am a part of a few different Facebook groups, where daily, someone posts some version of the question, “what should I read next?” So, for those of you who are fans of psychological thrillers (and have... Continue Reading →

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