Friday Finds #8: January 13, 2017

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Friday Finds (a feature originated from Jenn at Books and A Beat) is a feature that showcases the most interesting books that I have encountered during the last week and have added to my TBR wish list on Goodreads.

I am constantly adding titles to my never-ending TBR list and I can’t wait to share them with people.

Check out my newest and most wanted additions (or editions?…see what I did there!)

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Book Review: The Twilight Wife (A.J Banner)

Screen Shot 2017-01-08 at 9.32.13 PM.pngKara Winthrop is a marine biologist suffering from a complex form of memory loss after a diving accident. Her husband Jacob, moves her to an island and is patient while she tries to recover her memories.   Each day is a constant struggle as Jacob must remind her of their wedding, their past struggles with fertility and Kara’s questions as she begins to have memories into the past. She is beginning to remember bits and pieces; a rocky marriage and cryptic relationships. As Kara begins to uncover her past, the truth becomes a nightmare. Sometimes you cannot trust the people you love.

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#cjsreads2017: The Dry (Jane Harper)

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As mentioned previously (check out my original post here), I am partaking in monthly buddy reads with two of my favourite Bookstagrammers- Chandra and Jessica.  For our first read, we chose the highly anticipated debut by Jane Harper, The Dry. In honour of the novel’s “book birthday”, I’m coming at you today with our reviews.

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Book Review: Perfect Remains (Helen Fields)

In a remote mountain, a body of Elaine Buxton is burning. All that will be left to identify her body will be her teeth.   In a basement, not far away, the real Elaine Buxton screams in the darkness after having all her teeth removed. Detective Luc Callanach is called in to work on the case, days into his job, and begins investigating this murder with no leads and no evidence to be found.   When another woman is abducted, it becomes a race against time to find her before she meets the same fate; what Luc doesn’t realize is that these women are facing a different fate. Will Luc figure out the truth before it is too late?  Continue reading “Book Review: Perfect Remains (Helen Fields)”

Book Review: The Dry (Jane Harper)

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The small town of Kiewarra is rocked when Luke Hadler and his family (a wife and child) are found dead; an apparent murder-suicide. Federal Police investigator, Aaron Falk, returns home for the funeral; a childhood friend of Luke, Falk returns home and soon is wrapped up in the investigation, doubting the claims against his friend. As he delves deeper into the inquiry, wounds of his past begin to haunt him. Luke and Aaron had a secret. A secret that was supposed to be buried. A secret that Luke’s death is sending to the surface.
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Book Review- The Devil Crept In (Ania Ahlborn) @GalleryBooks @aniaahlborn

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Whoa.

That is all I can say after reading this book.

I had every intention of waiting to review this book in the new year but I feel the need to write this review as a sort of “Public Service Announcement”; this book needs to be added to the TBR list of everyone! It was absolutely addicting and heart pounding. It made my skin crawl.

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Book Review: The Girl With All The Gifts (M.R. Carey)

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At 10 years old, Melanie spends her day in monotony.   She is locked up, alone, in a cell; she is only removed from it to be transported to and from her classroom. When they come from her, a gun is pointed at her and she is strapped into a wheelchair so she cannot move. Everyone is deathly afraid of her. Melanie is a special girl.

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