Leah gives her a few days, wondering if she’s with her boyfriend, but when the rent comes due (something Emmy wouldn’t miss), Leah contacts the police. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. It's not spoiling anything to say that: the clear premise of the book is that no one really knows who Emmy, the roommate, is, or if she even exists at all. New to SBTB? Spilling them now would ruin the story. When I first started this book, I was so bored that I almost gave up on it. It was delicious. Her roommate, Emmy Grey, is a free-spirit, the type of person who throws a dart at a map to figure where she’s going next. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The setting for the book really helped me get that paranoid feeling. View all 11 comments. Discussion Post: “Damaged” Characters. ( Log Out /  But I’m definitely going to give The Perfect Stranger a go – I think Megan Miranda is a huge talent. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Each of us picks books that we're interested in reading, and the reason for that interest varies widely. I just wanted a tiny bit more from the characters that led up to the ending. Sold by Gordion Group LLC and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. We have moods like any other reader, and ...More →, No case is too cold! Get in. @sophiek – I just finished this book because of the review. The protagonist just isn't a fully drawn individual. Simultaneously, a woman winds up brutally beaten by their home and police become involved. Then shortly after, Emmy goes missing. This is one of those mysteries where the clues come thick and fast. WHAT ARE YOU READING? As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. So I copied and pasted the reviews of book I've been reading from my goodreads reviews and put them here. There were so many avenues it could have gone in that I was anxious to see where it would end. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Miranda even makes the students in Leah’s high school English class a little creepy. Check my review too. When #cjsreads decided to take on Megan Miranda’s newest novel, The Perfect Stranger for one of our April reads, I wanted this one to feel different; unfortunately, I consistently struggled with this one as well! Flatiron Books, 2018. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Fast-paced and haunting, The Perfect Stranger barrels forward with explosive momentum, keeping readers on the edge of their seats until the story reaches its shocking conclusion. She’s shocked to find out there’s no record of anyone named Emmy Grey ever existing. The resolution is just sort of uninteresting. Or is this not the book for me? Something went wrong. Then one day Emmy doesn’t come home. I wondered a multitude of times if she was just completely insane or if someone was just screwing with her over and over again. Leah must try and find out the truth about Emmy while battling her own personal demons. I don't think that should be a problem. Investigators can’t help but wonder, did Emmy Grey ever even exist? A book I would definitely recommend. I read this after reading All The Missing Girls. Evaluate the opening of the book. I’m glad this is a great read! One of my favorite books from last year was Megan Miranda’s psychological thriller All the Missing Girls, so I went into her follow-up book The Perfect Stranger with high expectations. If I had your number, I’d be texting you “Ok, what happened?” too! Not sure where to start? So that really helped grow the suspense and paranoia. Change ), Leah Stevens leaves Boston to live with Emma in Pennsylvania. I do enjoy suspense & psychological thrillers too Love your review and I can’t wait to read it! I have a Gregg Olsen I’m deep into but I think this will be next! One of these items ships sooner than the other. But several? but true to awesome psychological thrillers about women, that suspicious nature that was criticized earlier may be the thing that saves her and leads her to the truth. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 9, 2018.

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