‘An Anonymous Girl’ was twisted, intriguing, and thought-provoking – all in one. Such a page-turner that I couldn’t put this book down for anything.
Disclaimer: I’ve received an advanced reader copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
“A secret is only safe if one person holds it, I think. But when two share a confidence, and both have self-preservation as their main motive, one of them is going to give.”
Who should read it? Lovers of unreliable narrators who enjoy unveiling mysterious characters.
Would I recommend it? Yes.
Meet Jessica Farris, makeup artist struggling to make a living in New York, while supporting her family and her self-perception of
The great thing about the plot is that very little is unveiled right away. It comes to a point that it even feels a bit “inconsistent” with all the lack of reliability of the narrator in
What an impressive cast of untrustworthy characters. It’s difficult to sympathize with them, even with Jess sometimes. But that doesn’t mean feeling less connected to them, their emotions, and their stories. No matter how disturbed or illogical their actions and thoughts, they feel something, and they’ll ensure you’ll feel something too.
The less you know about them the better, so you can draw your own conclusions. One thing I can say though is that they’ll make you reflect a lot. Not only about who they are, and what they could possibly hide but also people’s hidden motivations – and humanity, overall.
The Writing Style
The narrative is told from two
The pace is great with all the appropriate moments of tension and uncertainty as the plot develops.
Overall, ‘An Anonymous Girl’ is a suspenseful and addictive read, one that could easily lead you to ignore everything and everyone around you while you finish this