The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell – Book Summary

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2017

Tallulah and Zach didn’t come home after dinner and some unexpected drinks with friends. Tallulah’s mother, Kim, is extremely worried. She knows Tallulah, she’s responsible and is a hands on mother to her baby, Noah.

The last update Kim received from Tallulah was a text, informing her that they bumped into her college friend Scarlett Jacques, and they’ll be going to her place for some drinks.

Kim contacted Scarlet, went to her house called the “Dark Place” and asked details about what happened the night before. Scarlet said they drank, then Tallulah and Zach went home by themselves – saying they’ll just grab a cab. That was the end of it, even when Kim tried asking the other friends who were also there that night.

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Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins – Book Summary

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It all started when Miriam discovered the dead body of Daniel inside the boat he’s renting. Miriam is a neighbor, she lives on another boat.

The main suspect was Laura Killbride. She spent the night at Daniel’s boat, slept with him then argued with him. Laura got angry because Daniel insulted her – so she bit his neck, drew some blood. Got some of his blood on her shirt as she went home. She also injured herself while trying to get inside her house because she lost her key – she unknowingly left it at Daniel’s boat. Miriam took the key when she found Daniel’s body because she wanted to protect Laura. Miriam thinks Laura is as damaged as her.

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Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney – Book Summary

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Married couple, Adam and Amelia, decided to spend the weekend in Scotland as an attempt to fix their marriage. The both of them haven’t been the same lately, and they are hoping that this trip to a remote place where bring back their intimacy.

They ended up in Blackwater Chapel, which the both of them found creepy. Amelia said she won this staycation from her workplace’s raffle.

On their first night, they ate food they found from the large freezer. They drank wine they found from the creepy cellar. When they entered the bedroom they’d be staying in, they were surprised to see that it looked a lot like their own bedroom back home.

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid – Book Summary

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Monique Grant works at Vivant, and was surprised to be informed that Evelyn Hugo personally chose her to write about her.

Evelyn Hugo, a Hollywood Movie icon back in the 50s and 80s, is now ready to tell the truth. She actually wanted Monique to write her memoir, not just an article. The earnings from that memoir will all be Monique’s. It felt too good to be true, like there really is a catch to all this, but Monique agreed and listened to Evelyn’s story as she narrated her life with her 7 husbands:

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Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty – Book Summary

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Joy & Stan Delaney, retired couple living together, are a little bored. They used to run a tennis school that got them busy, but they already sold it. Their adult children, Logan, Troy, Amy & Brooke – all already have lives of their own.

One ordinary evening a stranger knocked on their door. They let her in, fed her and let her stay in Amy’s old bedroom. Her name is Savannah, and Joy adored her. Savannah cooked great meals and she’s really a good company for both Joy & Stan.

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The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine – Book Summary

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Amber Patterson had it all planned, she now have her next target – Daphne Parrish. She is going to take over her life, make her husband fall in love with her.

Daphne has it all – money, friends, handsome and generous husband, Jackson Parrish.

To get closer to Daphne, Amber pretended to have a sister that also had Cystic Fibrosis, just like Daphne. Amber and Daphne “accidentally” met at the gym, found out they both lost sisters to CF, and the next thing she knew, Amber is now being invited to Daphne’s home to be a part of Julie’s Smile, a foundation to help those with CF.

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The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins – Book Summary

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Jane is the new dog walker at Thornfield Estates, and she’s quite in demand among the wealthy community. On one of her duties, she met Eddie Rochester, one of the homeowners. Handsome, rich, and a widower. He lives alone in his house, since his late wife, Bea Rochester, died from a boating accident along with her bestfriend, Blanche.

Jane is far from being rich, and quite simple, unnoticeable, even, so it was a shock when the other housewives learned that she is dating Eddie. She became friends with Emily, who used to hire her as a dog walker. From being paid hourly, she is now hanging out with them – thanks to Eddie’s money (or Bea’s money).

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The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth – Book Summary

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Rose & Fern Castle are fraternal twins – they are nothing alike. Rose is short, Fern is tall. Both also differ in personalities.

When they were kids, they grew up under the care of their mother, Nina, who only seemed to care about Fern. Nina also has a bad temper, so Rose made sure to protect Fern.

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Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins – Novel Summary

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Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins – Novel Summary

Isla has been involved with Josh for 3 years. She has mentioned it on Anna’s love story (Anna & the French Kiss). When the teacher caught her scribbling Josh’s skull tattoo, Anna knew that Isla liked Josh but still managed to keep it a secret even if they’re no longer friends. Continue reading Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins – Novel Summary

Heart of Ice by Greg Olsen – Novel Summary

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Heart of Ice by Greg Olsen – Novel Summary

Emily Keny, the sheriff of Cherrystone, has to solve Mandy Crawford‘s crime. Mandy is Mitch’s wife and she is pregnant. She went missing and after a few weeks of searching, she was found floating on a river inside a plastic bag. They arrested the husband, Mitch, since the evidence all sums up to him being the killer. Continue reading Heart of Ice by Greg Olsen – Novel Summary