Tag: thrillers

No One Can Really Keep a Secret

two can keep a secret

Two Can Keep a Secret

By: Karen M. McManus

So you’re going to live with grandma for a little while in a town you’ve never seen. You know it only because your Aunt disappeared from there and was never seen again. Or how about the body of a high schooler found at the murder theme park?

Or how about the hit and run victim you find on your way into town from that airport?

It’s Not Easy Making New Friends

a simple favor

A Simple Favor

Directed by: Paul Feig

Grade: A

Forming friendships as adults can be really difficult sometimes. Hard to connect with people life gets in the way of new relationships and so on and so forth. So that’s why it was nice to see Stephanie and Emily’s friendship form in last years A Simple Favor.

Well, not so much but still. I finally watched this after putting it off for ages and it was just as nuts and fun as everyone told me.

So below what to look for in a new adult friend or not to look for depending on how bored you are/how much you value your life.

Secrets, Lies and Consequences

the lies we told

The Lies We Told

By: Camilla Way

Grade: A-

Clara seems to have the good life going on when he boyfriend Luke disappears. At first no one is overly worried about Luke until Clara discovers evidence he was being stalked. Further complicating matters Luke’s long missing sister shows up when she hears the news. She wants to help Clara- but she doesn’t want anyone to know.

And Clara’s left to deal with being left behind as well as discovering the secrets her boyfriend was hiding.

Science & Faith at the End of the World

Year Zero

Year Zero

By: Jeff Long

Grade: B+

After looting the ancient burial site known as Golgotha a plague is released and rips it’s way across the world decimating humanity in its path. Our band of survivors are mainly scientists who gather at Los Alamos- trying desperately to find a cure to save us as the disease inches closer and closer.

Since the plague originated from the bones of Golgotha perhaps the best chance is to use the same remains to clone the very people who could have had immunity.

Lose the Outlaw

Unbury Carol

Unbury Carol

By: Josh Malerman

Grade: C+/B-

What if you were about to be buried alive and had no way to save yourself? It’s kind of my worst nightmare and surely a lot of other people’s. Which is one of the reasons I really wanted to read this book. Carol’s best hope is her one-time love an outlaw who left her years ago and one of the two people in the world who know about her condition.