Books Reviewed by bethsallbooked


- October 26, 2021

A "sublimely creepy" psychological thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover (Tarryn Fisher, New York Times bestselling author). Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of b... Read More

The Paris Apartment: A Novel

- February 22, 2022

Jess needs a fresh start. Her half-brother Ben didn't sound thrilled when she asked if she could crash with him for a bit, but he didn't say no. Only when she shows up he's not there. The longer Ben stays missing, the more Jess starts to dig into her brother's situation, and the more questions sh... Read More

The Unhoneymooners

- May 14, 2019

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews * Publishers Weekly * Library Journal Named a “Must-Read” by TODAY, Us Weekly, Bustle, BuzzFeed, Goodreads, Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, Southern Living, Book Riot, Woman’s Day, The Toronto Star, and more! For ... Read More

One of Us Is Lying

- May 30, 2017

"Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club" ( in this "flat-out addictive" (RT Book Reviews) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk ... Read More

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

- February 10, 2004

An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett. An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men wh... Read More

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A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive

- September 1, 1995

Tells the story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother An autobiographical account that tells the story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother. Read More

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The Road (Oprah's Book Club)

Cormac McCarthy - March 28, 2007

In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity. In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apoca... Read More

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The Fear

- March 1, 2022

Somebody in the town of Rock Bay has posted a "share this post and your own deepest death fear" meme and it seems that everybody but Izzy has shared the creepy graphic; nobody knows who posted it, but soon people start dying, and it seems that the meme is part of a plot to extract revenge on the ... Read More

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Dead Silence

Barnes, S.A. - February 8, 2022

"Titanic meets The Shining in S.A. Barnes' Dead Silence, a SF horror novel in which a woman and her crew board a decades-lost luxury cruiser and find the wreckage of a nightmare that hasn't yet ended. A GHOST SHIP. A SALVAGE CREW. UNSPEAKABLE HORRORS. Claire Kovalik is days away from being unempl... Read More

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

- February 26, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post | Maureen Corrigan, NPR | Paste | Seattle Times | Entertainment Weekly | Esquire | Slate | Buzzfeed | Jezebel | Philadelphia Inquirer | Publishers Weekly | Kirkus Reviews | Library Journal | Bustle | Mother Jones | Real Simple ... Read More

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The House Across the Lake: A Novel

Sager, Riley - June 21, 2022

The New York Times bestselling author of Final Girls and Survive the Night (“a master of the twist and the turn”*) is back with his most unexpected thriller yet. *Rolling Stone Casey Fletcher, a recently widowed actress trying to escape a streak of bad press, has retreated to the peace and quiet ... Read More

The Sun Down Motel

- October 20, 2020

"The secrets lurking in a rundown roadside motel ensnare a young woman, just as they did her aunt thirty-five years before, in this new atmospheric suspense novel from the national bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls. Upstate NY, 1982. Every small town like Fell, New York, ha... Read More

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The Troop: A Novel

Cutter, Nick - August 16, 2016

Once every year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a weekend camping trip. This year, something is waiting in the darkness. Something wicked ... An intruder stumbles upon their campsite like a wild animal. He is shockingly thin, disturbingly pale, and vo... Read More

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False Witness: A Novel

Slaughter, Karin - July 20, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Pieces of Her and The Silent Wife, an electrifying standalone thriller. Karin Slaughter is back with her first nail-biting standalone since 2018! "He saw what you did. He knows who you are"--Jacket. Read More

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Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (1) (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)

King, Stephen - January 6, 2015

Months after a crazed hit-and-run driver kills several attendees at a Midwestern job fair, a depressed retired cop and two unlikely allies join forces to find and stop the killer, who has sent a letter threatening another attack. Months after a crazed hit-and-run driver kills several attendees a... Read More

Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke And Other Misfortunes

LaRocca, Eric - September 6, 2022

Three dark and disturbing horror stories from an astonishing new voice, including the viral-sensation tale of obsession, Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke. For fans of Kathe Koja, Clive Barker and Stephen Graham Jones. A whirlpool of darkness churns at the heart of a macabre ballet bet... Read More

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