The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Books-to-Movies / John / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Towards the beginning of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley, Tom Ripley is looking at checks he has collected fraudulently. He has been calling people and telling them they owe back taxes. However, instead of cashing the checks, he simply collects them, as if he is performing the whole ruse for his own amusement or … Continue reading

Fiction / Karen / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt

I feel like all of the blogs that I have written this year are exactly alike! This new genre of wife/mother/girlfriend being terrorized by husband/child/neighbor/co-worker is starting to get a little old.  But…Best Friends Forever is different.  Just looking at the title gives you the first clue – this one is about the best friend. … Continue reading

Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Mystery / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

I can truthfully say I have read my favorite book of 2017, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. This novel (by the way, first novel by the author) has it all! It is clever, charming, disturbing, funny, and full of mystery throughout. The quick overview – this book is about two 10-year-old girls in 1976, … Continue reading