Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown

Watch Me Disappear: A Novel by [Brown, Janelle]

Title: Watch Me Disappear

Author: Janelle Brown

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Random House

Date of publication: July 11, 2017

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Women’s Fiction

Number of pages: 368

POV: 3rd person

Where you can find Watch Me Disappear: Amazon

Book synopsis (from Goodreads):

It’s been a year since Billie Flanagan—a beautiful, charismatic Berkeley mom with an enviable life—went on a solo hike in Desolation Wilderness and vanished from the trail. Nobody—only a hiking boot—has ever been found. Billie’s husband and teenage daughter cope with her death the best they can: Jonathan drinks, Olive grows remote.

But then Olive starts having waking dreams—or are they hallucinations?—that her mother is still alive. Jonathan worries about Olive’s emotional stability until he starts unearthing secrets from Billie’s past that bring into question everything he thought he knew about his wife. Together, Olive and Jonathan embark on a quest for the truth—about Billie, their family, and the stories we tell ourselves about the people we love.

My review:

How well do we actually know the ones we love? If they had secrets that came out after their death, would they totally change the way that we looked at that person or would we just shrug and say “That was just like so and so“. Watch Me Disappear explores those questions in-depth.

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