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Her Perfect Life

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Great debut book. I will definitely read more by this author in the future. Her Perfect Life was a fun read. I expected it to be a thriller, but it was more of a women's fiction.

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Such a good thriller and so close to being 5 stars! Really engaging and gripping throughout, with strong characters and an intriguing plot.

Overall Rating: 4.5/5 stars

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a DNF for me at 25%.. not my cup of tea, but it may work for someone else.a DNF for me at 25%.. not my cup of tea, but it may work for someone else

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A fast thriller read that certainly was a page turner. Lots of twists and turns but nothing that totally blows you away. I enjoyed it.

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DNF - did not finish. I decided not to keep reading this thriller, it was not for me. Thank you, publisher and NetGalley for the early title!

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I really enjoyed this book. While I guessed the twist, I found it to be an interesting story that didn’t seem similar to anything else I had read.

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This was a quick read with likable characters that are "real" and present sensitive issues.
There are twist and turns--however they were predictable. This was an OK story.
Thanks NetGalley for the ARC!

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This book was an easy read. Kind of a popcorn thriller. But non the less a good book.
Pros- Fast read
Cons- Not a hugely exciting story

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I loved this one! This was one of those books that grabbed me from the beginning and didn’t let go until I finished it! It was well written, with absolutely wonderful characters, and absolutely unputdownable. It had so many twists & turns, lies, cheats, suspense, chills, and many thrills! I highly recommend it

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I've had this on my Kindle for a while and finally decided to read it. I shouldn't have waited so long! Even though it's basically a sad story, it was really well written and the characters were extremely relatable. I've mostly been on a light reading kick lately and decided to dig into something a little deeper and I truly enjoyed this book, staying up way past my bedtime to finish it. I would highly recommend this.

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Loved the book! Quick read. Thank you for the advanced copy. Can't wait to read more by Rebecca Taylor

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I personally found some of the themes of this book to be triggering (especially suicide), and although it was handled with class, I couldn't finish this book. This is no reflection on the author, her writing style, or anything else-- only on myself.

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After reading the summary again I don’t feel like this book is for me anymore. I look forward to other books from this publisher in the future but for now I am shelving this book for a later date.

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This book is great! Would definitely recommend. Thanks so much to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC.

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I couldn’t put this one down. I had to know what was going to happen next. The ending was a touch predictable but it didn’t take away too much from the experience. I would recommend this one.

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This was the first time I’ve read anything by this author. This was a great read. The story was told by 3 of the characters point of view. This is a story about, grief, love and the loss of someone close to you.

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This was a decent read but I feel that it was miscategorized as a mystery/thriller. It was really more of a women's fiction book with very little mystery involved, and no elements of a thriller. It centers on Eileen, who has a strained relationship with her rich and famous author sister, Clare. When Clare dies of an apparent suicide right after the release of her newest novel, Eileen is shocked to the core. The book goes back and forth between Eileen's current POV and Clare's history as a teenager and into her 20s.

This book held my interest but there was really no mystery here- the story takes you through the things that happen that led to Clare's demise but in a way that doesn't hold an element of surprise. There was one twist that I saw coming from miles away. That being said, I liked Eileen and she felt believable as a character, and I liked the way the story turned out for her.

One thing that bothered me a bit about this book is that there were a couple times where a short story from Clare was inserted but it read just like the author's voice throughout the rest of the book. I found this jarring and wish that the author would have done a better job differentiating Clare's voice in these excerpts.

All in all, decent read that kept me interested despite it's lack of surprises. Thanks to Netgalley for providing me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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This has proved a pleasant read. I felt that there could’ve been more depth to the storyline but that didn’t deter me from wanting to find out how the story resolved. There were sections that I thought were very well written but too many areas which I felt lacked depth.

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Thank you to the author, Rebecca Taylor, the publishing company, Sourcebooks Landmark, and Netgalley for an early electronic copy for an honest review.

This was such an unexpected, great read. I wasn't anticipating on buzzing through this book as quickly as I did, and I truly was disappointed when I finished it. This book shows that no one really knows the people that they are in contact with, as everyone holds things back, and doesn't show all of their cards to anyone.

This genre is one of my favorites, and as stated above, this did not disappoint.

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Perhaps I picked this book up at an inconvenient time in life, but I had a very hard time finishing this novel. I'm very much over the shitty husband angle; it is overdone. Give me ONE successfully married couple in this genre and I will be so happy. I didn't care for any of the characters, so the mystery around Clare's death didn't appeal to me. I was sorry she died, but was content to leave it at that, if that makes sense.

I received an advance copy. All thoughts are my own.

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