False Witness by Karin Slaughter: A Heart-Wrenching Dissection of Child Exploitation, Dark Secrets, & Lifelong Trauma in Pandemic-era America – Book Review

False Witness by Karin Slaughter is a stand-alone psychological thriller novel that follows two sisters, Leigh and Callie. After a horrifying night when they were teenagers, they grew apart and became estranged. Now, Leigh has made a life for herself as an up-and-rising criminal defence attorney. When the big boss associate at her firm assigns her to defend a man that’s accused of brutal rape crimes, little does Leigh know that her entire past is about to rise up out of the darkness and bitch slap her into Hell

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides: A Wickedly Compelling & Complex Psychological Thriller – Book Review

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides is a psychological thriller about a brilliant female artist whose name is Alicia. One evening after her husband comes home from work, she shoots him five times in the face at point-blank range, killing him. Then immediately afterwards, Alicia stops speaking. Through her murder trial, conviction, and eventual admittance…

Surprise Book Mail: Islamic YA & Psychological Thriller

Last week was a very stressful week for me with trying to be an emotional pillar for my parents and then dealing with my own underlying grief and depression. Normally, when I’m feeling this low and terrible, I tend to go on shopping sprees. However, ever since I began a relationship with my local library,…

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter – Book Review

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter is a psychological crime thriller that I picked up after one of my favourite BookTubers recommended it on her channel, and also because a few bloggers that I admire vouched for the quality of the author’s works. Upon finishing this book, my very first one by Slaughter, all I…

Mini Pre-Summer Book Haul & TBR!

With Summer looming around the corner, I picked up a small stack of books that I’d like to tackle during the heat-stroke-inducing season of melted ice-cream and burned BBQ parties. I’m a bit proud of myself as there is a decent amount of variety to the four books that I’m going to be sharing with…

The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris – Book Review

The Silence of the Lambs is a psychological crime fiction thriller, written by Thomas Harris, and was originally released in 1988. It is also the second novel in the Hannibal Lecter book series, but is usually read first, and can be read as a stand-alone. The novel follows FBI trainee, Clarice Starling, who is tasked…

May’s Reading Wrap-Up

Good morning, bibliophiles! It’s that lovely time of month again; the time where I share a master list of all the stacks that I read during the month of May. To be honest, May was a fantastic month for me because I read tons of stuff and most of it was fairly decent. It was…