The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave is a mystery about a woman named Hannah, whose husband Owen disappears after getting caught up in some bad business. Before he disappears, he leaves a note for Hannah, telling her to protect his daughter, Bailey. Bailey in return wants nothing to do with her stepmother.
The longer Owen takes to surface, the more Hannah realizes that her husband isn't at all the person she thought he was. When the FBI and US Marshals show up at Hannah's home, she realizes that there is a lot more to this story, and she thinks Bailey might have some of the answers. She sets off with her stepdaughter to uncover the truth about Owen, and together they make some startling discoveries.
I was actually pretty enthralled by this book, even though some of it seemed a little far-fetched. I liked the writing, too. I was a little frustrated by Hannah's and Bailey's actions a few times and kept wanting to yell at them, "WHY ARE YOU DOING LITERALLY THE MOST DANGEROUS THING YOU COULD DO?" But I liked how the ending turned out and I can say I enjoyed this one!
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I'm currently on book 26 of this year (my goal for the year was 21 books, so I'm proud of myself for surpassing that goal!). It's hard to get a review in every time I finish a book, but here are some of the ones I haven't gotten around to reviewing. The titles of each book are the links to their Amazon page. That's an affiliate link for me, which means I'll make a teeny tiny commission if you purchase using my links, but you don't pay anything more.
Over the last few years, I have become very intentional about what I buy. I don't usually buy things impulsively anymore, and I want to be sure when I spend money on an item that I will really use it and it won't become something that just fills up a landfill.
But there are some items I've bought lately and have been really happy with, so here goes!
A new pair of vintage-style jeans from Madewell.
These trouser jeans from Ann Taylor.
This ecru midi denim skirt from Target.
This handbag organizer for keeping my purse organized and switching bags more easily!
These D-Bronzi drops from Drunk Elephant.
These cinnamon colored trousers from Target.
A white v-neck boxy tee bodysuit from Shop Ambitionist.
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