|Twoish years later and an hour or so before The Last Time I Lied comes out and I just finished rereading one of my favorites. Words can’t express how much I adore this book. I typically only reread favorites so that obviously says somethings. I also typically only get hard copies (I prefer e-books) of books I REALLY like. That also says something. I have only ever stalked E-bay for a very long time to get the UK version (um hello that cover once. To say I am a fan would be an understatement.
I signed up for the Book of the Month Club and put every single ebook copy of The Last Time I Lied on hold at my libraries(yes plural). It’s about 10:30Pm here and as said, just finished reareading Final Girls and already got sent the ebook! So off to read what I hope to be the next holy grail book.
Bye Felicia. This book is pretty much my favorite read this year. Initially, I pined for it because the title made me think it was like the movie.
Then I read the synopsis and my desire to read it intensified even more. Quincy is a Final Girl. A club, few have joined. She is the sole survivor of a massacre. Years go by, and she receives word that the Final Girls are now down from three to two members. Quincy is trying to move past the horrific tragedy with the help of baking and her boyfriend Jeff. That all comes to a screeching halt when Sam, the second Final Girl shows up.
I honestly have so much to say about this book, but feel I should summarize my main notes.
1. This is not a debut novel. I refuse to believe it. It’s THAT good.
2. Better than most horror movies of the day.
3. Super intense, engaging, suspenseful. I was guessing and guessing and guessing.
4. The characters and imagery in this novel are insane! The atmosphere with the flashbacks in the cabin….wow. Just wow.
5. I am never going to be able to stay at my father in laws cabin in the woods on the edge of Pennsylvania…ever…again.
6. I was such a nervous wreck with this book that I downed half a bag of pretzels and a side of chocolate fudge. (In honor of Quincy’s baking skills I’ll never have).
…..I was trying to make an even ten, but we’ll go for 6. Seriously, make this book a “to read” soon!