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Top 5 Best Books I Read This Summer

If you are looking for a good book recommendation, check these out!

Top 5 Best Books I Read This Summer

When school is out and I don't have as much going on, I enjoy reading in my free time. I mainly like to read novels about mystery or crime, so I am always on the look out for new books coming out that you won't be able to put down once you start reading them.

If you enjoy mysteries or crime novels, here is a list of the top books I read this summer that you should check out.

1. "Something In The Water" by Catherine Steadman

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"Something In The Water" is the first novel Catherine Steadman has written, but I am excited to read more by her if she continues to write books like this. This book recommendation actually came from Reese Witherspoon's book club page on Instagram. The book begins by stating that Erin is digging her husband Mark's grave, and you have to figure out why. This book was very hard to put down, and it was so unpredictable what was going to happen next. It's one of the best books I've ever read.

2. "The Woman In The Window" by A.J. Finn

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"The Woman In The Window" by A.J. Finn was one of the most suspenseful books I have read. It is about a woman that suffers from agoraphobia, which causes her to be stuck in her apartment for most of the day. It starts out slow, but quickly picks up pace and leads to many twists and turns that are never expected. The ending is one you will never see coming.

3. "The Wife Between Us" by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

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"The Wife Between Us" by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen was a very fast and easy to read novel. This book tells the story of two women involved with the same man, at different points in their lives. It has many deceptions and twists that keep you guessing as you're reading. You won't know the truth until the end of the book, which makes it that much more entertaining.

4. "Truly Madly Guilty" by Liane Moriarty 


"Truly Madly Guilty" is by the same author of the famous book and show "Big Little Lies", Liane Moriarty. This book is about six adult friends, three kids, and a dog that were at a barbecue one night when something terrible happened. The night changes all of their lives and makes them continue to wonder, what would it be like if they just hadn't gone? To figure out what happened on that night, you have to read to the end to find out. It definitely was not what I was expecting.

5. "The Last Time I Lied" by Riley Sager 

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"The Last Time I Lied" is the most recent book I read and I truly would say it is one of the best books I have read. It tells the story of a tragedy that happened at a summer camp fifteen years prior, and what happens when some of those campers return for the reopening. You will get to find out what happened that year the camp closed, and the twist at the end is the best part. I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in psychological thrillers.

These are the most recent books that I have read and really enjoyed, but I could go on about other great books I have read and enjoyed. If you are looking for a book to read in your spare time or really love mysteries, I would really encourage you to give one of these a try!

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