June was a successful reading month.
I read a dozen books last month. Of those, I gave seven of them perfect scores.
You can read my reviews below.
I gave a single non-fiction book a perfect grade in June.
Kerpen claims that those with the best people skills, those with the ability to truly connect, are most successful in today’s competitive business environment.
Kerpen goes on to give practical advice for how to develop and use people skills that will help you be a respected, trusted and likable leader.
I gave six fiction books perfect scores last month. Of those, four I read free through Kindle Unlimited. If you don’t have Kindle Unlimited, you can join for a 30-Day Free Trial to read unlimited digital books.
In 1950 Vermont, Idlewild Hall is the place for the girls who no one wants. These girls include the ghost who is said to haunt the boarding school. Four roommates each have experiences with the ghost, then one of them disappears.
Fast forward to 2014. Fiona Sheridan can’t stop reliving the events around her sister’s murder 20 years ago. Her sister’s body was found in a field near Idlewild Hall. Her sister’s boyfriend was later tried and convicted of the murder, but Fiona still has a lot of unanswered questions. When she discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous donor, Fiona begins trying to learn everything she can about the school’s mysterious past and all of the tragedy associated with it.
The police brought the girl to the hospital and Zoe begins trying to heal her while working to figure out who she is. She soon discovers that someone is working just as hard to make sure the girl doesn’t remember who she is or how she ended up in the hospital.
Kaitlin Roe was the only witness when her cousin, Gina, was abducted 14 years ago while the two teenagers walked home from a party. All these years later, Kaitlin is reviving her cousin’s cold case through a true crime podcast.
But soon women Kaitlin interviews are found murdered or missing, leaving her and authorities thinking that perhaps she’s drawn her cousin’s killer out of hiding.
Lauren takes a photo of a stranger on a beach and shares it online, but she has no idea the trouble the simple post will bring. She deletes the photo, but it’s too late. Lauren begins being harassed and threatened by someone wanting to know who the woman is, someone who seems to be watching Lauren and her daughters.
Lauren has to confess to the woman, later joining forces with her to try to determine who this dangerous online stalker is.
One Click by Andrea Mara is a modern-day mystery. This book had my attention from the beginning. I didn’t realize until I was writing this post that I’m currently reading another of Mara’s books, The Other Side of the Wall. Both of these books also are available to read free on Kindle Unlimited.
Christy-Lynn’s has worked hard for the life she’s accomplished, rising from literally nothing. The wife of a bestselling crime novelist, Christy-Lynn grew up the daughter of addict and ran away when she was a teenager.
Christy-Lynn’s life is what she’s always wanted, until her husband’s car skids into the bay. When the car is pulled out, her husband’s body isn’t the only one in it. Apparently her husband had a mistress. Christy-Lynn later learns the mistress also had a child, something she and her husband agreed not to do.
Now Christy-Lynn is trying to put her life back together again and deciding what (if anything) her responsibility is to her husband’s child.
Kelsey Willard disappeared years ago and was presumed dead, tearing her family apart. Now another teenage girl is missing and the Willards are suffering all over again. Could this case be tied to Kelsey’s? Is it the same person? Could Kelsey still be alive?
There they are, my favorite books of June! I hope you find something on the list to read and love.
As always, happy reading!