The Masked Truth by Kelley Armstrong

A great, suspensful, thrilling, perfect book by one of my favourite authors.

I started reading this before I went to sleep last night, knowing full well that I needed to get up in a few hours, but I did it anyways.

By page 3, I was hook-line-and-sinker caught in its pages like a fly in a spider’s web.
This book is about a Hispanic-American teenage girl named Reily, who is struggling with PTSD, courtesy of a babysitting gig that went way south before the parents of the kid even left the house…. in body bags. After the double homicide, which both her and the couple’s daughter witness while hiding under the bed, Reily isn’t doing too well with being labled the ‘hero’ and moving forward.
So her therapist suggests a weekend group therapy sleepover with some other troubled teens in a partially renovated warehouse that has no windows, she agrees to part take. Not because she thinks it will help her but because its better than being at home where she needs to pretend to be the ‘old-Reily’ for her mother’s sake.
Max, a Brit boy who has never shared in Group, also attends this weekend ‘getaway’ in hopes about finally opening up to someone about his recent life-altering diagnosis.
But then three masked guys with guns break up the theraputic fun before it even starts, and the body count starts climbing.

Like I said, by page 3.

I’m going to try to get through as many of NPR’s top 100 Science Fiction books as I can this year!! 

  1. The Lord of the Rings
  2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  3. Ender’s Game
  4. The Dune Chronicles
  5. A Song of Ice and Fire series
  6. 1984
  7. Fahrenheit 451
  8. The Foundation Trilogy
  9. Brave New World
  10. American Gods
  11. The Princess Bride
  12. The Wheel of Time series
  13. Animal Farm
  14. Neuromancer
  15. Watchmen
  16. I, Robot
  17. Stranger in a Strange Land
  18. The Kingkiller Chronicles
  19. Slaughterhouse-Five
  20. Frankenstein
  21. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
  22. The Handmaid’s Tale
  23. The Dark Tower Series
  24. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  25. The Stand

(I’ll start with the top 25 - crossed out ones are what I’ve already read)