Hello Bookworms, and welcome to another post from The Paperback Princess! I hope you all had an awesome week! I recently started watching the TV show ‘Riverdale’ and I’m completely obsessed already. Anyways, today I will be doing a book review of ‘Two Can Keep A Secret’ by Karen M. McManus so let’s get right into it!
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, YA
Number of Pages: 329
My Rating: 10/10
“All of Fright Farm’s success is based on how much people love to be scared in a controlled environment. There’s something deeply satisfying about confronting a monster and escaping unscathed. Real monsters aren’t anything like that. They don’t let go”
Okay so this book was GOOD! A small town, a Halloween based amusement park, and a mystery 30 years in the making. This book had all the great traits of a well written and exciting mystery. It constantly had me guessing who the bad guy was and I couldn’t put it down until I figured it all out. And the last line of the book sent freaking chills down my spine! That single line made the entire book that much more creepier and intense. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants a good triple mystery. The characters were good and the backdrop of the spooky amusement park just made this book a great read.
Here is the synopsis from Goodreads:
Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery’s never been there, but she’s heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows.
The town is picture-perfect, but it’s hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone’s declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago. Then, almost as if to prove it, another girl goes missing.
Ellery knows all about secrets. Her mother has them; her grandmother does too. And the longer she’s in Echo Ridge, the clearer it becomes that everyone there is hiding something. The thing is, secrets are dangerous–and most people aren’t good at keeping them. Which is why in Echo Ridge, it’s safest to keep your secrets to yourself.
And that’s it for this post! I hope you all enjoyed reading. Let me know in the comments if you’ve ever read this book before. (Or side note let’s talk about Riverdale! Let me know if you watch it!!) Join me next time for another book review! Happy Reading Bookworms!
– –The Paperback Princess 👑