Another month brings another opportunity to read new and exciting books. Here’s an April wrap-up of what I read – lots of new, page-turning titles!
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Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan
This riveting book revolves around a he said/she said court case regarding rape. Past and present lives of each character slowly reveal a truth that no one wanted to face.
Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan
Ren’s sister is found murdered, but don’t come to Rainbirds expecting a taut thriller. This book instead is Ren’s slow movement through grief and finding his identity.
The Last Equation of Isaac Severy by Nova Jacobs
Math genius Isaac Severy dies, leaving a scavenger hunt-inducing letter to his granddaughter, Hazel. Instead of riches, she finds her own deeply dysfunctional family.
Lies She Told by Claire Holahan
An author tries to strike literary magic again with her next book. Meanwhile, her husband becomes more and more hostile towards her hormonal, baby-crazy ways.
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Celestial and Roy’s tumultuous marriage is irrevocably altered when he is unjustly jailed for five years. The characters arenâ€™t very likable, but the heartbreaking story is.
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney
Amber is in a coma, but can hear everything going on. We explore past events that led up to said coma, but as she establishes in the beginning, sometimes she lies.
The Hunger by Alma Katsu
This fictional reimagining of the ill-fated Donner party adds a supernatural element, with monsters who eat the weak. But which monsters are worse: the beasts, or the people?
The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz
This third book in the Jane Hawk series shows her chasing a powerful group of bad guys who target a list of creators who could influence society in progressive, loving ways.
The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor
Childhood friends are brutally bullied, and then murders begin. When they grow up, murders continue. Who’s the culprit? And who keeps leaving chalk-drawn stick figures?
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