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Too Many Secrets and Lies! Books that Transport You to Creepy Small-Town America

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On March 1, 2015 ABC introduced us to Ben Crawford (Ryan Phillippe) and his quaint neighborhood. What started off as any other morning in small-town America certainly turned into a rabbit hole of dark twists and turns when the body of a 5-year-old boy, Tom Murphy, appears in the rainy woods. If you are looking for your next show to bingewatch, Secrets & Lies should be in your queue. Each episode takes you inside cookie-cutter homes with more drama than a Real Housewives reunion. I personally watched this show from start to finish in a matter of two days, which concerned my boyfriend considering all of my focus was finding who the cold-blooded killer was. Finally, when I reached the last episode and everything came…

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The Top 10 July Books We’re Bringing to the Beach

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There’s nothing like laying out beside a pool on a 90 degree day and enjoying a good book. Or maybe blasting the air conditioner and lounging on the couch is more your summer scene. Either way, we’re officially in the heart of summer, and that means barbecues and boat rides, long vacations where you get more burned than tanned, and a few good books to lazily read by the beach. July is one of the best months to discover new books, as publishers work to put out their best summer beach reads — and we’re more than happy to help you pick through all their offerings. Here are the top 10 new releases you should definitely be bringing to the beach this…

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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books That Sent Us Screaming

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Are you someone who goes to a scary movie just to, well, get scared? If so, then this week’s Heat Index has been written just for you. It’s not every day that truly horrifying books come across our desks here at BookTrib, but when they do we pay special attention to the ones that put the “jeepers” in jeepers creepers. Hang on to your hats, because this list will scare you silly. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware (Scout Press, August 4) “Ware slowly unspools the mystery, setting a truly spooky scene … with a constant undercurrent of danger. Read it on a dark and stormy night—with all the lights on.” — Kirkus Reviews Heat Index: Waking up in…

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