September 5, 2022
Megan's Reading Revelations
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Megan discusses five thriller books she wants to read for spooky October vibes.

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Key Insights

  • đŸ«  October is a perfect time to read thrilling and unsettling books.
  • ăŠ™ïž Lucy Foley excels at creating unlikable characters and gradually revealing their secrets.
  • đŸŠč "We Were Villains" combines murder mystery with a dark academia setting, offering a unique twist on the genre.
  • ❓ "Daisy Darker" offers an atmospheric gothic setting and Agatha Christie-like suspense.
  • 💄 Riley Sager is known for his unexpected twists and turns, making "The House Across the Lake" a compelling choice.


hey there my name is megan and welcome back to my channel today i'm going to be talking about five thriller books that i really want to read in the month of october so i feel like october is a perfect time to read like creepy unsettling books and i really do like thrillers i just don't read them a ton i kind of forget about them and i have five thr... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: Can you give a brief summary of "The Paris Apartment" by Lucy Foley?

In "The Paris Apartment," Jess reaches out to her brother to stay in his apartment in Paris, only to find him missing. As she investigates, more secrets are revealed about her brother's life and the truth behind his disappearance. The book promises unlikable characters and the gradual revelation of hidden skeletons.

Q: What is "We Were Villains" by M.L. Rio about?

"We Were Villains" is a murder mystery with a dark academia setting. Oliver, a former member of a college acting group, is serving a prison sentence for a murder committed by one of his castmates. The story delves into whether Oliver is guilty or innocent, exploring the complex dynamics between the actors both on and off the stage.

Q: What can you tell us about "Daisy Darker" by an unknown author?

"Daisy Darker" is a recently published thriller about an estranged family gathering on a secluded island to celebrate their grandmother's birthday. However, secrets and murders begin to unravel, leading the family to uncover what sinister secrets are being kept from one another. The book is compared to Agatha Christie's works, combining family drama with a gothic setting.

Q: Could you provide a synopsis of "The House Across the Lake" by Riley Sager?

"The House Across the Lake" follows Casey, an aging actress, who retreats to her family's lake house in Vermont. While spying on the glamorous couple in the neighboring house, she witnesses the wife's drowning. Casey forms a friendship with the wife but soon discovers the couple's relationship is not what it seems. When the wife goes missing, Casey becomes obsessed with unraveling the truth, leading to unexpected reveals.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Megan has five thriller books on her TBR for October and needs help choosing which one to read.

  • The books include "The Paris Apartment" by Lucy Foley, "We Were Villains" by M.L. Rio, "Daisy Darker" by an unknown author, "The House Across the Lake" by Riley Sager, and "The Silent Patient" by an unknown author.

  • Each book features intriguing plots with secrets, mysteries, and potentially unlikable characters.

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