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Under My Skin by Lisa Unger

What if the nightmares are actually memories?
Read Under My Skin by Lisa Unger to find out! 

Under My Skin
It’s been a year since Poppy’s husband, Jack, was brutally murdered during his morning run through Manhattan’s Riverside Park. In the immediate aftermath, Poppy spiraled into an oblivion of grief, disappearing for several days only to turn up ragged and confused wearing a tight red dress she didn’t recognize. What happened to Poppy during those lost days? And more importantly, what happened to Jack?
The case was never solved, and Poppy has finally begun to move on. But those lost days have never stopped haunting her. Poppy starts having nightmares and blackouts—there are periods of time she can’t remember, and she’s unable to tell the difference between what is real and what she’s imagining. When she begins to sense that someone is following her, Poppy is plunged into a game of cat and mouse, determined to unravel the mystery around her husband’s death. But can she handle the truth about what really happened?

I’m about half way through and I am hooked on this book. There is just something about a narrator who appears to be unreliable, but totally relatable. Poppy’s life after her husband’s murder is a sad, confusing struggle. She is lonely, mad at the unsolved case and unable to fine happiness. And then it becomes even worse when her nightmares become so vivid, she begins to think they might be memories.

And if that’s true, Poppy’s real struggle hasn’t even begun.

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Fall 2018 Book Suggestions

Now that it's officially fall and Mother Nature in Missouri  finally got the memo, it's time to share some ideas for your fall reading list. In autumn, I feel like it's perfect weather to curl up on the couch with a cozy novel or my personal favorite, open the windows and let the chilly air float around while you read a chilling thriller. Here's a list of some mysteries and dramas that are perfect for that setting! If you're in the mood for something serious, there's a couple of those too. Click on the "Goodreads" button under each book for more information on each one! 

                             Cross Her Heart

I Know You Know

Under My Skin

Tear Me Apart


Tragedy Plus Time: A Tragi-Comic Memoir

When the Lights Go Out

New Books Out this Fall from Random House:

New Books Out this Fall from Random House:

Thank you @randomhouse for the free books! #partner 

Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart
Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his three-year-old son’s diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search of a simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart. Meanwhile, his super-smart wife, Seema—a driven first-generation American who craved the picture-perfect life that comes with wealth—has her own demons to face.

A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua
In a powerful debut novel about modern-day motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream.
I Should Have Honor by Khalida Brohi
A fearless memoir about tribal life in Pakistan—and the act of violence that inspired one ambitious young woman to pursue a life of activism and female empowerment

Heart-Breaker by Claudia Dey
The love between a daughter and her mother—and the dark secrets they keep from each other—are at the heart of this wildly imaginative novel that combines elements of The Handmaid’s Tale, Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks.