Korede answers her phone and hears those four words she'd hoped she'd never hear again: Korede, I killed him. This marks the third time Korede's younger sister, Ayoola, has killed a man in "self-defense," so she claims. Korede isn't sure she believes this or not, but she loves her sister fiercely and will do anything to protect her. But when Ayoola starts . . .
Tom is the kind of guy who lives in a happy little bubble---he never expects anything to go wrong. He has a great job, the perfect wife, and a nice home in a good neighborhood. But one night, Tom comes home to an empty house, the lights on and door unlocked. His wife is gone. She left her phone, her purse... Then a policeman shows up . . .
Jason Dessen may not have won the Pavia prize for achievements in physical science like his buddy Ryan did, but he's got a good life---a happy marriage, a teenage son, a teaching job at a local university. Sure, he wonders what his life would have been like if, instead of settling down, he'd continued his . . .
Anne and Marco Conti's life looks shiny from the outside---nice house, new baby, happy marriage. One night, Anne and Marco are invited next door for dinner, and when the babysitter cancels, Marco convinces Anne to leave baby Cora at home anyway. It's no big deal---the Contis' home share a wall with their neighbor's home, and they agree to . . .
A man called Ove just wants to die in peace. He's had a long life, one filled with equal parts happiness and sorrow, as most lives are. But when a boisterous, chatty family moves in next door to Ove, his daily consistencies are immediately interrupted. And it's not just Parvana and her family that won't leave Ove alone---suddenly . . .
Malorie lives in an abandoned home with her two young children. They do not look outside---ever. Malorie's children have never seen the outside world. Malorie hasn't seen it in five years. Something is out there, something that, if seen, will make you go mad. Make you hurt those around you. Make you kill yourself. But Malorie wants ...
Tender Branson is the last survivor of the what has become known as the Creedish Death Cult. He has hijacked Flight 2039 and is preparing to nosedive into Australia. But before he does---while the engines slowly go out one by one---he decides to tell his life story. He details exactly how a ...
Hello, readers! Hope you're having a good week, and if not, at least it's half over! I'm doing something a little different today and I'm really excited about it! My friend Lucas over at All the Players approached me about reviewing George Orwell's classic 1984 as a featured post on my blog. I, of course, said yes, [...]
After years of city-hopping and job-swapping, Hannah finally moves back to her hometown in California. She moves in with her best friend Gabby and Gabby's husband Mark. To celebrate Hannah's fresh start and homecoming, they go to a bar and spend the night catching up with old friends. But Hannah is really only there to ...
When Georgie decides to stay in LA to work during Christmas instead of flying to Omaha with her husband Neil and 2 kids, it seems like her marriage is over. Neil wont return any of Georgie's calls, until she starts calling from her mom's landline. But then, the Neil that answers isn't ... Continue reading