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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder - Holly Jackson

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder - Holly Jackson

Genre: Mystery/Thriller

Rating: 4/5

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson has been on my "to read" list for quite some time. It was recommended to me by a friend, and it's everywhere on social media. It's also rated quite high on Good Reads. If you're unfamiliar, Good Reads is the best app to look at ratings of books and keep track of which ones you read or which ones you want to read. Connect with your friends to see what they are reading & see what's trending in your favorite genres!

Anyway, I am so glad I finally picked this one up off the shelf. It's the perfect book to read during spooky season, and I couldn't wait to dive into the next one in the series! I recently finished the second book in the series, Good Girl, Bad Blood - so stay tuned for that review coming soon!

As the first book in a series of three, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder is a true mystery thriller that will hook you quickly and keep you on the edge of your seat. This is my first book by Holly Jackson, and I've become a fan of her writing with this series!

From the very first chapter, Holly Jackson hooked me. Pippa Fitz-Amobi starts to investigate a murder that happened 5 years ago in her town of Fairview, Connecticut for her senior capstone project.

Pippa always had a feeling that something wasn't right about the Andie Bell case. Andie Bell disappeared 5 years ago, and Sal Singh, Andie's boyfriend at the time, was convicted as the murderer. Sal's body was found in the forest by town a few days after Andie's disappearance, and a text was sent to his father saying he did it. The Fairview police and the entire town believe Sal did it, but Pippa isn't so sure.

She starts to investigate the murder and uncovers secret after secret about people all around town. It becomes clear there's more to the case than what everyone originally thought.

As Pippa gets closer to the truth, someone starts to threaten her to stop her investigation. Who killed Andie Bell? Was it Sal Singh or someone else in town?

You'll have to read it to find out who the killer is. It's not who you expect it to be - at least it wasn't at all who I expected it to be. But I absolutely loved this book because it feels like you are right there with Pippa uncovering each clue and trying to figure out who the killer is and what actually happened the night of April 18.

Holly Jackson definitely leads you down multiple paths and throws a few curve balls. I was so invested in solving this case - I couldn't put the book down.

Linda, Listen - this book is for you if you like a nail-biting mystery. Read it and let me know your thoughts!


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