I love to read! I remember being in awe at the Scholastic book fair at school, in the library or at Barnes and Noble, and getting my first library card. All of these give me great memories of books and reading. But, as an adult I don’t have much time to read. And honestly, when I do have time I end up falling asleep or starting something else instead. When my sister suggested I listen to audiobooks or podcasts during my commute I started renting books from the library. I drive about an hour or an hour and a half each day which gives me lots of time to cross some books off my list. It also helps the commute go by faster!
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In my life update back in January I shared The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain as one of the things I was loving. (If you missed my brief review of The Silent Sister read it here.) That book started me on a thriller kick (although not all of the books listed in this post are thrillers). After reading several more books, I had the idea to share the books I finished and liked with my fellow avid readers in their own post rather than a life update.
Books I’ve Recently Read/Listened To:
The Widow by Fiona Barton
A thriller with a surprising ending. I liked this one a lot!
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
A thriller with a big twist! I wonder if you’ll guess what happens.
Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
Another thriller with a lot of suspense. I liked Paris’ writing style.
The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close
This is political fiction which makes it a lighter read than the previous titles. It focuses on the ups and downs of life and love which makes it relatable.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
I’m sure you’ve heard of this one! I would call this is a mystery. The plot is complex, I wanted to keep listening instead of getting out of the car!
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
This is a thriller! I lovoed the narrator’s voice and Ware’s writing style. Another one I couldn’t stop listening to.
Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
This is a memoir. I actually heard Glennon speak last summer so this was an exciting one for me! It’s honest and inspiring.
Let me know if you enjoyed this post and would like to see more! And pin to save your favorites from my list. 🙂
What book should I check out next?
Have you read any of these?
Will any of these make your reading list?