The Silent Patient – Alex Michaelides

One of the most talked about thrillers of the year (so far)!

Thanks to Celadon Books for the free copy in exchange for my honest review.

THE SILENT PATIENT – Alex Michaelides (out now!)

Check back for the #allthebookreviews thoughts on this one 🙂

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My Thoughts: 4/5 stars!

This is one of those books that has been making the rounds on Bookstagram and all over the place. I keep hearing incredible reviews and people are referring to this as the debut thriller of the year – whenever I see this build up for a book I’ll head into it optimistically. You never want to build a book up that much in your mind before reading because you’re at risk of missing those expectations. THE SILENT PATIENT was one that pleasantly surprised me!

I don’t want to go into too much detail on the plot, because I think its best to go into this one blind. I’ll keep this short and sweet. The main reason why I took some off for this one was because it took so long to get to the twist and some action. I had noticed a few times where I was beginning to lose interest but I continued because of the rave reviews I had seen. It was a solid twist that I wasn’t expecting and there’s not doubt in Michaelides’ writing abilities. I will continue to look for more from this debut author in the future!

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