Reading Challenge: Book #5 Review

I was doing SO well with the reading challenge & completing a book a week. Then real life kicked in & delayed I got.  It also didn't help that the 5th book I chose, a thriller/mystery, took me forever to get through.  I don't think it was the book, I think I was just exhausted from work (are you sick of hearing me complain about work?) & could only read about 20 pages at a time…& when the book is 400 pages, that can be tricky!  Normally, there is one author & one author only I turn to when it comes to mysteries & her name is Mary Higgens Clark. However, I've read ALL her books. So I saw this book in the clearance section at Target & thought it sounded interesting.  The reviews on the back say "a slow burn" & that couldn't have been more true. This isn't your typical thriller/mystery-who-done-it story (ala my girl Mary) but nonetheless I really did like this book.  It does take a while for the story to get moving, so when J asked me how I liked it when I was only about 20 pages in, I had to tell him nothing had happened yet! But once I had made some headway, I did get really into the story.  Overall, I think I'd recommend reading it. It's definitely not a quick read, at least for me.  But, read the synopsis compliments of goodreads & judge for yourself!

Synopsis You Should Have Known
Rating goodreads: 3.42/5
Grace Reinhart Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself, devoted to her husband, a pediatric oncologist at a major cancer hospital, their young son Henry, and the patients she sees in her therapy practice. Grace is also the author of You Should Have Known, a book in which she castigates women for not valuing their intuition and calls upon them to examine their first impressions of men for signs of serious trouble later on. But weeks before the book is published, a chasm opens in her own life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself. 

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