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Mind-bending reads to make your head spin



^Love this feeling? Us too. Here are 6 reads that will totally boggle your mind!


Remember Me Gone by Stacy Stokes

Remember me gone

Lucy Miller’s family has the unique ability to remove people’s painful memories…but what happens when Lucy sees something she wasn’t supposed to? This twisty read will leave your head SPINNING.


League of Liars by Astrid Scholte

League of Liars

Prepare for an ending that will blow.your.mind. In this fantasy thriller, four teens charged with murder and caught up with the illegal use of magic band together to devise the ultimate jailbreak. Perfect for fans of Six of Crows and How to Get Away with Murder!


The Righteous by Renée Ahdieh

the righteous

By now, we should know to prepare ourselves before going into a Renée Ahdieh novel. The Righteous left our minds (AND emotions) spinning and waiting desperately for book 4!


Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray

beasts of prey

You know that moment when it just *clicks* and all the flashbacks in the book build one big, clear picture? We are obsessed with the ending of Beasts of Prey and are counting down the days until Beasts of Ruin!


House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland


Trust us when we say these three sisters are not all that they seem…and that this ending will be living rent free in your mind for the foreseeable future.


A Sky Beyond the Storm by Sabaa Tahir

sky beyond the storm

All revelations will come to pass in the shocking finale to Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes series. (And this is your sign it’s time to pick it up if you haven’t already).


The Electric Kingdom by David Arnold

electric kingdom

If one thing’s for sure, it’s that David Arnold knows how to REALLY write an ending. This book unfolds, unfolds, and unfolds into a mind-boggling twist that will have you marking it for an immediate re-read!


Coming Soon…

Hotel Magnifique by Emily J. Taylor – Coming April 5


Checking into Hotel Magnifique is a lot easier than checking out. Prepare for the stunning Night Circus meets Caraval combo of your DREAMS.


The Counselors by Jessica Goodman – Coming May 31

The Counselors

After They Wish They Were Us and They’ll Never Catch Us, we KNOW we’re in for a mind-bending twist when we pick up a Jessica Goodman novel. Prepare for a twisty new thriller about three best friends, one elite summer camp, and the dark secrets that lead to a body in the lake.


Secrets So Deep by Ginny Myers Sain – Coming September 27

secrets so deep

If the shocking ending of Dark and Shallow Lies left you staring blankly at a wall for three hours, make sure to mark your TBR for Ginny Myers Sain’s next novel, following a seventeen-year-old girl who returns to an exclusive theater camp to uncover the truth of what really happened there twelve years ago, the night her mother drowned.



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High Stakes Thrillers That Will Keep You Guessing

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