CRUSHED, by Kate Hamer, Faber & Faber

'Mesmerising, compulsive, deliciously dark - and so good on the complex and thorny bond between friends. Kate Hamer's writing is incandescent.' Lucy Foley, author of The Hunting Party Phoebe stands on Pulteney Bridge, tights gashed from toe to thigh. The shock of mangled metal and blood-stained walls flashes through her mind as she tries to … Continue reading CRUSHED, by Kate Hamer, Faber & Faber

THE PAPER WASP, by Lauren Acampora, Grove Press, PGW

An electrifying debut novel from the acclaimed author of The Wonder Garden, The Paper Wasp is a riveting knife-edge story of two women's dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood In small-town Michigan, Abby Graven leads a solitary life. Once a bright student on the cusp of a promising art … Continue reading THE PAPER WASP, by Lauren Acampora, Grove Press, PGW

THE HOMECOMING, by Andrew Pyper, Simon & Schuster

Bestselling author Andrew Pyper returns with a riveting psychological thriller about how the people you’ve known your whole life can suddenly become strangers. What if everything you knew about the people you loved was a lie? After the death of their absentee father, Aaron and Bridge Quinlan travel to a vast rainforest property in the … Continue reading THE HOMECOMING, by Andrew Pyper, Simon & Schuster

THE GOOD DEMON, by Jimmy Cajoleas, Amulet Books/Abrams

True Detective meets The Exorcist in this gripping YA mystery debut about one girl’s exorcism—and her desperate quest to reunite with her demon Clare has been miserable since her exorcism. The preacher that rid her of evil didn’t understand that her demon—simply known as Her—was like a sister to Clare. Now, Clare will do almost anything to get … Continue reading THE GOOD DEMON, by Jimmy Cajoleas, Amulet Books/Abrams

THE WORLD OF LORE – WICKED MORTALS, by Aaron Mahnke, Penguin Random House

A chilling, lavishly illustrated who's-who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now an online streaming series. Here are the incredible true stories of some of the mortals who achieved notoriety in history and folklore through horrible means. Monsters of this sort … Continue reading THE WORLD OF LORE – WICKED MORTALS, by Aaron Mahnke, Penguin Random House

THE BROKEN GIRLS, by Simone St. James, Berkley/Random House

A suspense novel from the award-winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare... Vermont, 1950. There's a place for the girls whom no one wants--the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it's located, there are rumors that the boarding school is … Continue reading THE BROKEN GIRLS, by Simone St. James, Berkley/Random House

THE BELOVEDS, by Maureen Lindley, Gallery Books/Simon Schuster

An exploration of domestic derangement, as sinister as Daphne Du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, that plumbs the depths of sibling rivalry with wit and menace. Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, allure. Betty Stash is not … Continue reading THE BELOVEDS, by Maureen Lindley, Gallery Books/Simon Schuster