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The Good Daughter
The Good Daughter: A Novel | Karin Slaughter
The acclaimed, bestselling author of the "genuinely exciting . . . hell-raising thriller" (New York Times Book Review) Pretty Girls, delivers another stand-alone novel in which a lawyer returns to the South to defend a teenage girl of a heinous crime. Decades after a horrific confrontation that left her mother dead and her sister traumatized, a New York-based lawyer returns to her hometown of Atlanta to assist her father save the life of a young woman accused of a school shooting.
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Macker11
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This book was great! I‘m getting into new genres so this definitely was a step in the right direction! I have been so busy with the hurricane and starting a new semester, and joining a new club at school! But still trying to keep up with reading! Ready to pick my next audiobook! Any suggestions?

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Macker11
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“sometimes, your world turns upside down, and you need somebody to show you how to walk on your hands before you can find your feet again”
I have loved listening to this book, should finish today!

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Macker11
The Good Daughter: A Novel | Karin Slaughter

Between the first week of school and a hurricane headed our direction for a week. I have slacked at my reading. So excited I can move forward with this audiobook! I got caught up on the #BotmBuddyRead for Sunday‘s discussion as well! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! 💚💚💚 1w
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Macker11
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2 hours into this 17 hour #audiobook and I‘m so intrigued !

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Night_Reader
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3.9/5 🌟
The first part of the book was so amazing, so gripping and so horrifying, I nearly peed my pants! So good!!! But then the pace slowed down & that disappointed me. I still enjoyed the book at the end but this is not as good as Pretty Girls.

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MelKelsey
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I listened to The Good Daughter, an intense thriller about two vicious, fictional attacks--a break-in from the past and a school shooting in the present. The past traumatic event is covered in excruciating detail. The present is the mystery this family of lawyers is trying to solve while the past the family is trying to heal from.

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Night_Reader
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Up next....hope it'll be as good as 'Pretty Girls'.

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TrishB
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#wheredoesthegoodgo #lilithjuly
This is where mine is on my kindle 😁

Cinfhen Once again, #KindleToTheRescue 🥰 2mo
TrishB @Cinfhen especially when you‘re feeling exceptionally lazy stuck on the couch! 2mo
Aimeesue 😂😂😂 2mo
KarenUK 😂💕🙌🙌 2mo
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NeptunesBounty
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Hoping this one is going to be a good one!

ReadingOverSleeping This is SO good! 3mo
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BridgetteM
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I‘m a few hours into the audiobook and this keeps running through my head. 🤣 For real though, this book is amazing.

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KaraWines
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I LOVED this book. I really enjoyed the characters, the relationships between the characters, the plot and twists, just all of it. So good!

5feet.of.fury It‘s a bit heavier than I usually read, but the family dynamics and the plot twists were amazing! Meticulous detail. Have you read anything else by the author? 3mo
KaraWines @5feet.of.fury I started the Grant County series, and I am reading Blindsighted now! 2mo
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RenePenn
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I finished the audio version of this today. It‘s been awhile since I‘ve read a crime fiction. The narrator did a great job bringing the story to life. My only complaint is the retelling of the same events throughout the book. A new tidbit was added during each retelling but it seemed like a little too much of the same thing over and over again. But, all in all I really enjoyed the book!

Becker My feelings exactly. 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Loved this one!! 2mo
ReadingisMyPassion I love all of her books. 2mo
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Meee96
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Yay! Excited😊

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kristincatastrophic
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#AprilWrapUp!
Six books in April. Four print, two audio.
It was a slow reading month but we went up to Universal for a weekend, then Easter and my dad's birthday. So we had a lot of fun days with no reading involved #worthit.

Mdargusch Did you like Less? I bailed on it. For some reason it wasn‘t funny to me. Maybe it was the wrong book at the wrong time?🤷🏼‍♀️ 4mo
kristincatastrophic @Mdargusch I did. It wasn't as great or as funny as I hoped it'd be but it had it's moments. Everyone has their own sense of humor though. I could see how some people might not like it. 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego You did good! 📖💖 4mo
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AndreaLove
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Mid week read

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Whatthebook
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Great mystery about estranged sisters, both victims of crimes, that are brought back together. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwnlhpJH53n/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1vdgii...

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LittleRedReadingHood
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⭐⭐⭐⭐

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ReadingOverSleeping
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I've read Pretty Girls & The Good Daughter so far and loved them both! What should I read next? #recommendations #karinslaughter #pleaseandthanks

Meee96 I love her books! I have read some of the Grant County series.-Blindsighted, Kisscut, A Faint Cold Fear...Those are all very good I think! I am going on to finish the rest of that series. Then would like to read some of her stand-alones. 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @Meee96 Are the ones you mentioned a part of a series? I've heard amazing things about Blindsighted! 5mo
Meee96 Yes. They‘re part of the Grant County Series. Yeah, Blindsighted is awesome I think! 5mo
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TrishB The Grant County series and then onto the Will Trent series (they sort of carry on) Cop Town as a stand alone is my least favourite. 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @Meee96 thank you! 🤗 Downloading as we speak! 5mo
Meee96 @ReadingOverSleeping Awesome! Hope you enjoy!😊 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @TrishB adding Will Trent series to the list as well! Didn't realize she had several series! 😮 5mo
ShyBookOwl The Good Daughter is my fave so far, but Blindsighted was really good too. Pieces of Her was ok. 5mo
Meee96 I‘m planning on going to get all the rest of those ones of that series tomorrow actually lol 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @Meee96 let me know how you like them! Few pages into Blindsighted and of course she has me hooked 😂 ... @ShyBookOwl have you read Pretty Girls?! First book I read by her and it's SO good! 5mo
ShyBookOwl @ReadingOverSleeping I have not, but it's on my TBR 😊 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @ShyBookOwl Enjoy it! I lost sleep at the effed upness of it but totally worth it 5mo
ShyBookOwl @ReadingOverSleeping Haha yeah, I need to take long breaks between these types of stories 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @ShyBookOwl I see what you mean ... Blindsighted is intense ... I may need a break after this one 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🌸 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @Eggs thank you! 🤗 5mo
ShyBookOwl @ReadingOverSleeping yeeeaaah. I guess that's how you know it's well done though. It really gets to you. 5mo
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ReadingOverSleeping
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I have a knack for predicting conclusions in books and movies (the only one who can tolerate watching thrillers with me is my poor husband) ... But Karin Slaughter has a knack for putting me on my ass. I thought I figured out the mystery early on, but I only had it half right. The #twists and #turns will keep you reading. The #love of family will make your heart full, the #tragedies will make you weep. #teamnosleep for #thegooddaughter

MoonWitch94 I always do that too! My family can‘t stand it lol 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @MoonWitch94 It's a blessing and a curse isn't it? 😂 I remember watching The Sixth Sense when I was 11 with my 3 siblings. Half way through I blurted out he's a ghost ... Followed by every cushion being hurled at me ... Oops! 😂🤷 5mo
MoonWitch94 @ReadingOverSleeping it is both, for sure! My Dad used to be that way and I guess I inherited it from him. Game of Thrones was the only time I have been wrong, thus far. 😂☺️ 5mo
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Hestapleton
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This week feels so long, I‘m in a funk, and my back is killing me, so I‘m reading much less than I used to, but this book is really, truly so good. Karin Slaughter has yet to disappoint me.

Crazeedi Sending healing thoughts! I'm having back issues too, it's not fun. Take care❤🌷 5mo
Hestapleton @Crazeedi thank you! I‘ve had poor posture all my life (#readingprobs) and I think it‘s finally catching up to me. Hoping you get some relief! 5mo
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ReadingOverSleeping
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Karin Slaughter has a way with words - she writes dialogue that fits with the scenes, but it's extremely relatable to life. Another one of my favorites is, "Don't kick a fresh turd on a hot day" ... Sounds so crass but isn't it true? When ish hits the fan, isn't it better to let your mind catch up to the circumstances and then react instead of jumping to conclusions?

What do you think? #thegooddaughter #quotes

TrishB I love her writing 👍🏻 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @TrishB I got hooked after Pretty Girls. She is brilliant! 5mo
TrishB I‘ve been hooked for a long time! Great thriller writer. 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping @TrishB I wish I found her sooner. I'm trying to spend the next few months catching up on her reading. I feel so behind 😂 5mo
TrishB You have some good reads ahead of you! 5mo
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ReadingOverSleeping
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One of my favorite parts of this book so far! From Pikesville, GA, Sam is a practicing lawyer settled in NYC. Tragedy strikes bringing her and her NYC ways home. During an arraignment, the judge disgustedly asked her what she was wearing (described as a professional outfit worn for court in NY without issues), she responds, "Armani." I love badass women.

What book/"scene" that made you admire a woman's sass and badassery? #strongwomen #dontsaveme

Andrea4 My God, so timely! Was just telling a friend that some dude told me he wished he could make everything all better for me and my gut reaction was "no! I dont need saving- I can make it better myself!" 5mo
Andrea4 Also most recent read with badass woman- The tenant of wildfell hall. When she stands up to all the men jeering at her & demands the one explain the truth of the situation and publicly shames them all! 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping May our badassery stay strong, ladies 💪❤️ 5mo
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ReadingOverSleeping
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"I‘ve got to figure out before I die whether I want to be happy or I want to be right" ...

How do you feel about this quote?

For me personally, (as quoted by SarcasmOnly) I'm at a stage in my life where I keep myself out of arguments. Even if you tell me 1+1=5, you're absolutely correct, enjoy!

#happiness or #alwaysright

Buechersuechtling Me too, I am in a phase of my life where I choose happiness. Because nowadays I feel you‘re so quickly pulled into (bitter, mean) “black-and-white” and/or “I-am-right-and-you-are-wrong”-arguments even though you just wanted to share your point of view. But you get a shitstorm in return. And, additionally, does being right and/or letting everyone know that I definitely know it all make me happy❓No, it doesn‘t. 5mo
JacqMac It seems that people can‘t disagree anymore without bringing hate into it. I prefer to just walk away, too. It‘s really not worth my sanity. I do think it‘s really sad that we can‘t share opinions without fearing being personally attacked. 5mo
ReadingOverSleeping I agree with both of you 100%. Today, it's difficult to have a healthy debate someone feeling attacked. And it's sad because that's how you learn another's perspective, it's how you learn to see the other side of things - but most aren't willing to listen. I call it preserving my peace. If it doesn't educate or bring you joy, let it go! 5mo
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kristincatastrophic
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Audiobook and cleaning day. Woohoo!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks This one is so good!!! 5mo
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Madison91
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Without doubt my favorite book ever. So many characters you fall in love with, with so many lovable flaws, it breaks your heart well more than one time. It has twists and turns, it‘s got everything. It literally made me put it down a few times because I needed a break! I love this book

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transemr
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So good. Very dark and twisty. And the narrator is so great.

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bookaholic1
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I absolutely loved this book. It didn't take me long to read, it had kept my interest through each turning of the page.
Karin Slaughter is one great writer, and I highly recommend her books, never disappointed in any of her books. You will love it!

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dhaliah
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Starting this today while I wait for my holds on Libby - I've heard good things about it.....Anybody read this yet?

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thereadingpetal
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Found it on #libbyapp.. Heard good and bad reviews of this one. Giving it a shot. So far its keeping me up past my bedtime

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seglitis
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Last few hours at the resort. Finally starting this bad boy. Should last for the plane ride. Eek!
#HomeTime #Iwantmybed

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Heatherfeather
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Wowsers. I heard Slaughter is great and that her writing is dark and unflinching, but I didn't know it would be THIS good, THIS dark and THAT unflinching. I will definitely be reading more from her. Any next suggestions????

PS. The audio narrator is INCREDIBLE

vkois88 I loved this one. It's brutal but definitely worth the read 7mo
Heatherfeather @vkois88 Brutal is a good word for it O.O 7mo
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NikkiLeeTaylor
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About to start reading this tonight!!! Anyone read it!??

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shanebeth
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this book was many things...a page-turning mystery-within-a-mystery, a survival story, a tale of doing whatever it takes to protect family. this was my first time reading Karin Slaughter, and it definitely won‘t be the last!

BookishMarginalia What a gorgeous kitty! 8mo
Kaye Puffy kitty. What‘s his name ? (edited) 8mo
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This was my first Karin Slaughter book and I definitely want to read more! Great storyline and surprising twists I didn‘t see coming but heavy on the gore and a little repetition. I have the audio version and the narrator, Kathleen Early was amazing!

RaimeyGallant Nice review! And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon
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rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 8mo
RenePenn Completely agree with your review. 3mo
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KatWhat
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This was my 2nd book by Karin Slaughter, and I think I'm hooked. Listened to both this and 'Pretty Girls' in audio and they were the most engrossing books I've ever listened to. Kathleen Early is a great narrator and really brings the book to life vividly. This was gruesome, emotional, and kept me guessing until the end.

DebinHawaii She writes dark and twisty really well! 😱👍 8mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🌺 8mo
CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 8mo
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Crazeedi Welcome to Litsy !! 8mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Hope you're enjoying Litsy so far 📖💙 8mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!! 8mo
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JillR
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I love a crime thriller, I love some lawyer action and courtroom drama, and I love a good page turner. Karin Slaughter is a new author for me and this ticked all those boxes (Although it was also gruesome, traumatic and a bit of a tear jerker...) Occasionally I felt it was drifting into cliche but I‘m being picky. A solid 4 ⭐️

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I know I'm pretty late to the party but last year I finally picked up a book by Karin Slaughter (The Good Daughter) and then very quickly devoured another three (Pretty Girls, Blindsighted and Kisscut). Definitely plan to read more this year!
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#karinslaughter #blindsighted #thegooddaughter #prettygirls #kisscut #thriller #crime

Bookladylinda I ❤️ Karin Slaughter!!! 8mo
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JillR
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First read of the New Year and it‘s a #blameitonlitsy. I haven‘t read Karin Slaughter before. Is it wrong to be quite glad the festive period is over and that, despite having to go back to work tomorrow, I can settle back to early nights and lots of reading?! Happy New Year Littens 💫

rabbitprincess I get that! I get antsy about taking vacation for more than about 2 weeks at a time. It feels weird to have so much free time 😂 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I loved this book!! 8mo
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laur89
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And that‘s a wrap for #2018 🎉 Such a wonderful year of reading!! #MyYearinBooks #goodreads #readingchallenge

Best wishes for a happy, healthy, bookish New Year for all of you Littens! 🤩🎊🎆🎈🎇🎉🍾

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shanebeth
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lately I‘ve been into this podcast that covers southern true crime cases, and every now and then there‘s an author interview episode like this one with Karin Slaughter. I‘ve never actually read any of her books, but now I‘m interested!

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Tove_Reads
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Books I plan on reading during the next readathon!

CoffeeNBooks Cute pup! 9mo
RJHowe Slaughter and Rankin are great choices 9mo
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larah17
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This is a very good thriller. Charlie and Sam are estranged sisters who witnessed their mothers murder as children. A school shooting, and their fathers illness, brings them together as adults to come to terms with what happened to them all those years ago. This was my first Karen Slaughter, but it won‘t be my last.

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readingjedi
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My first time reading this author and wowza wee! This chick can tell a story! Totally absorbing, utterly compelling - just a stonking great plot with twists galore and believable characters and the kind of driving writing style from which it is hard to drag your attention. It wasn't perfect - I figured whodunit and why almost immediately as well as suspecting the major twist before it was even introduced. Cont. in comments ⬇️⬇️⬇️

readingjedi But it was so dang entertaining that these minute faults are easily overlooked. It is not light reading though and was pretty graphic in parts - blood, violence, sexual assault so All The Trigger Warnings. 9mo
TrishB She‘s a brilliant author! 9mo
TG789 Read Pretty Girls if you liked this! 9mo
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swishandflick
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YES! Polished this off on the train this morning and it was So. Freaking. Good! So many complex characters and great twisty "whaaa?!" moments.

(Quite a few trigger warnings though, so if that is something you're sensitive to it's probably best to sit this one out)

Tove_Reads Just picked it up from the library! 9mo
Alfrazier21 I LOVE her books!! 9mo
riversong153 I really loved this one! She is a master of thriller! 9mo
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swishandflick
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I don't think I'll be leaving the house on this rainy NYC day. I've been alternating between a new Karin Slaughter book and bingeing The Great British Baking Show so it's downright pleasant 😄

JamieArc A perfect Sunday! 9mo
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It took me a long time to get into this book but I am glad I persevered with it. The Good Daughter tells the story of a family driven apart and how the daughters re-establish their family connection. There is a very clever twist that I did not see coming but I did not enjoy it as much as other books by Karin Slaughter.

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readingjedi
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About to start this one, my first by this author. With thanks to #netgalley for this book.

Mrs_Organized_Chaos I loved this book! Be prepared for some dark subject matter. 10mo
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BiblioNyan
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Sorry for being absent, y‘all. Reading slumps & lifey things have kept me busy & away from reading. Recently, I decided to go on a long vacation from blogging (my full-time work) so now I have time to do other projects, as well as read far more!

This book was phenomenal! It‘s slow building but a fast-read, if that makes sense. SO character driven & hella intense. 5/5. Triggers for just about everything you can think of.

LiteraryinLititz Welcome back! 10mo
BiblioNyan @LiteraryinLititz Thank you! 🙂🙂 10mo
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LapReader
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Such great picks. Thankyou @ReadingDownUnder Please tell me more about the book fairies. I really loved the care you took with the wrapping. I think I will use the fabric to make scrunchies with my step daughters. I needed some book plates and the card is gorgeous.

ReadingDownUnder @LapReader So glad you got it! I ordered you a different book but it didn‘t get here in time. Have you read this one? Because I can send the other one now! Book fairies leave books for others to read and then pass on too. Emma Watson posts pics of herself leaving books without getting caught! Hard to do here. No subways or bus stops in Denmark. 😛 10mo
BeADragon3 I just bought this book. Looking forward to reading it. 9mo
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