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Something in the Water
Something in the Water: A Novel | Catherine Steadman
A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut--for readers of Ruth Ware, Paula Hawkins, and Shari Lapena. Erin and Mark seem to have it all: he's a successful banker, she's a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough; they're young and in love, about to embark on their dream honeymoon to Bora Bora. But when, after a blissful day of scuba diving, they discover a mysterious bag filled with incalculable riches, their subsequent choices trigger a sequence of events that will change their lives--and their marriage--forever.
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EadieB
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Day 17 - #ThoughtYouWouldLikeItButDidnt #GratefulReads #SomethingInTheWater #CatherineSteadman

I found this book to be somewhat predictable. Even the plot was a bit unbelievable. The title is the best part of the book because it creates an interest but I was very disappointed when it wasn't something that would be exciting like a body or something you would expect from a thriller. I guess I should stop there and say that the book was not for me.

OriginalCyn620 Sometimes books just don‘t work out for us...I hate when that happens! (edited) 5d
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janerzy
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I couldn‘t put it down! The storyline is familiar. But the author did fantastic job storytelling and navigating you thru the thrilling twists. The writing is clever, daring, and gripping. And it‘s ended like a good movie. You know, the kind that ends with an open ending and provokes questions...the kind that leaves traces and makes you wonder...what was actually going on with him, and what‘s next for her. #somethinginthewater

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Pattyisbooked
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Loved this book on audio! I loved that the author read this book out loud. I highly recommend

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LineM
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AsYouWish
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#7Days7Covers #CoverCrush #Day5 #daylate

Post 7 book covers you love over 7 days, with no explanation. Tag someone new each day to join in on the fun!

@Sward7 Tag you‘re it!

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GypsyKat
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This was so hard to put down! It was a little predictable, but I couldn‘t stop reading it. I like books that make me wonder what I would do in similar situations. This wasn‘t super fast paced, but it was still a page turner. Definitely a fun read!

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GypsyKat
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The hubs has a cold, and I definitely think I‘m coming down with one too. Woke up with a bit of a sore throat and stuffy head. Nothing too bad, but I‘m just going to relax and read today. Arya and Colby are keeping me company as usual. ❤️ #DogsOfLitsy

Stacypatrice Puppers are always a comfort 🐶❤️🐶❤️ Hope you feel better soon!!!! 2mo
cobwebmoth Hope you're both feeling better soon! 2mo
Leftcoastzen Hope you are both bounce back and feel better soon.I love your pups , it‘s great to have furry friends , I know they always make me feel better. 2mo
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DrexEdit Relaxing and reading with all the pets around seems like the perfect remedy. 2mo
CuriousCaterpillar That a lovely picture. 2mo
Centique They are beautiful dogs! 😍 2mo
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MindyK59
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This book was just ok to me. I thought it would be a better “beach read” than it turned out to be. It started out very slowly to me and I kept hoping it would get better. It did get better and there were several twists and turns that kept me involved. I really didn‘t see the end coming like it did so it ended up good but I have read other books that were much better this summer.

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GypsyKat
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Heading to our friends wedding, and I painted my nails to match my book. Okay, it wasn‘t intentional, but they do match really well! 😁

MrBook Very cool! 2mo
ladym30 They look great! 2mo
TheEllieMo Lovely nails! 2mo
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CouronneDhiver Pretty! 2mo
valeriegeary I love it when this happens! 👏👏👏 2mo
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GypsyKat
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I‘m taking this one to bed with me tonight. 🛏📖

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alvingregorio
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Panpan

The twists and turns were good enough to keep my attention. The story was fine. No WTF moments like I was hoping for. Beach/vacation read for sure but for me there are better ones out there. But now I know the difference between flotsam and jetsam.

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juliegumdrop
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Finally! They‘re going diving. Can‘t wait to find out what‘s in the water. #nospoilers #bookclub

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janerzy
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OMG, am hooked! This writing, is like playing a thriller film scene by scene in my head! #somethinginthewater

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Judybskt
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Stayed up to 3am finishing this. Could not put it down! Amazing book.

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Judybskt
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Beautiful night to open the windows and start a new book.

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Lisaw13
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Finished my two books and walked 6 of the 7 days this week. So for the six weeks I only missed two days of walking and I read all my books. Feeling accomplished 😊

Thanks for doing this @wanderinglynn

#BookFitnessChallenge #BFCR2

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A fantastic week! 🎉 And a great Round 2! 4mo
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juliegumdrop
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Books up next. Tagged book is definitely being read this month for #bookclub. And Birds of PA is always on hand. Any recommendations? Have you read any of these that I should prioritize? #bookstack #tbr

Soubhiville I LOVE Binti and also The Poet X! 4mo
juliegumdrop @soubhiville I recently finished Binti Home and loved it. I am considering reading Poet X for my library bookclub. 4mo
charl08 Nice stack! 3mo
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BibliOHIOphile
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Okay...the ending of this book really annoyed me! Don‘t read on if you don‘t want spoilers.... what was on the flash drive?! Who were the “bad people” on the plane? Who slit the guy‘s throat!? Ughhhh so many loose ends.

Andra_library Huh? None of that bothered me... 4mo
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Andra_library
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I enjoyed this book. Read it quickly. I am pleasantly surprised that the author is an actress. She‘s really a great writer!

Lynnsoprano Welcome to our Litsy family! Check out @LitsyWelcomeWagon for tips and advice on how to get the most out of this wonderful community. 4mo
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MallenNC
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This was the first book that came to my mind for #Water but it definitely isn‘t a good advertisement for traveling to the book‘s location because a lot of bad things happen! I did enjoy the book though — I listened to the audiobook, which is read by the author. #LetsTravelJuly

OriginalCyn620 💙🌊 4mo
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everfree7
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I enjoyed this one.

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everfree7
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I‘m enjoying this one. It‘s my Hurricane Barry read!

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booklover3258
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This was July's pick for our book club. Really good story. It's a about a recently married couple that accidently finds a black bag full of money and other things. From there, it just gets crazier and crazier. You don't know who to trust or believe. The characters were great and I had to keep reading to see what happened next! Ending was great and not expected (yes I was shocked). 4 stars.

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everfree7
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This one has mixed reviews, but I‘m going to give it a try!

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FeastOfFiction
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2019 Book 28: I stayed up waaaaaaay too late trying to finish this last night. 3 am. I never do that, but just could not stop reading. Very interesting story with cool settings like Bora Bora and London. I really enjoyed the twist ending although I did guess that might be the case. Still a great read! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Jeannineth I loved this one and still think about it from time to time. 5mo
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SonyaBeatty
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Mehso-so

This was disappointing. It's not what I thought it would be... These characters were frustrating with how many stupid things they did. 🤷🏻‍♀️

JamieArc I felt the same way! The narrator drove me crazy! 5mo
EKonrad Agreed!! 5mo
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FeastOfFiction
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Doing some swim-reading today with an appropriately titled book. 🏖📖🌞

Ericalambbrown That looks glorious! 😍 5mo
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The.Great.Catsby
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⭐⭐ This book is considered a psychological thriller. I guess, I'm not seeing it. Manipulation? Yes. But a psychological THRILLER? Around page 150/339 I decided I was not interested in the book. But I had invested in it and wanted to know how it turned out. None of the characters were likeable. Page 300ish-337ish were amazing. That ending made reading the book worth it. #14BookChallenge #Book5of14

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BlueStockingReviews
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Mehso-so

Most intriguingly, SOMETHING IN THE WATER starts at the end. Erin is digging a grave and she doesn‘t have much time. She googled the appropriate depth, because she wants to do it just right. She doesn‘t want the body to be found. Erins‘s efforts definitely grabbed my attention. Who is she burying in that grave? We have to know more... https://www.bluestockingreviews.com/blog/something-in-the-water

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bookandbedandtea
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I spent much of this book wondering if Erin was an idiot or a genius and shaking my head over nearly every choice she made. Despite that I couldn't stop reading and I remained eager to find out what led to the events in the first chapter. It kept me entertained so thumbs up!

Cathythoughts That expression ... must be something in the water .... has been around for a long time now 5mo
bookandbedandtea @Cathythoughts True! I remember hearing people say it when I was a child and a lot of the neighborhood women were pregnant at the same time. 🙃 5mo
Cathythoughts Oh stop ! 😂 5mo
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bookandbedandtea
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Is it bad that I'm reading at the ball park? At least I didn't make The Hubs go alone! Go Rockies!

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bookandbedandtea
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The first page of each chapter is not downloading. 😫 Fellow kindle users, have any of you ever experienced this??

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Reagan-reads
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We have had a great deal of personal drama over the past year BUT today we made an amazing stride towards moving on. Feeling good, feeling 11% less stress, drinking a Red Stripe, reading a good book. I hope everyone else is enjoying their evening.

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Reagan-reads
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New book ✔️
Pajamas ✔️
Foot rub ✔️
Quality time with husband ✔️

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Bookladylinda
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I really liked this debut, I‘ve seen a fair amount of mixed reviews but for me ur was a solid 3 1/2 stars very close to 4. I was a bit slow in the beginning but once it got going, I couldn‘t stop listening. And I loved the ending, someone got what the deserved! You will have to read it to find out who that someone was. 🤭

MyNamesParadise Good to know! I just recently bought this in paperback! 6mo
Bookladylinda @MyNamesParadise I hope you enjoy it! 5mo
MyNamesParadise @Bookladylinda thanks! I love that it‘s a Reese‘s book club selection too! 5mo
Bookladylinda @MyNamesParadise me too, so far I‘ve enjoyed the books they‘ve chosen! 5mo
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MaceyT15
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I debated between pick and so-so for this one. The plot was genuinely intriguing and I enjoyed that Erin is just your average woman thrust into an unlikely scenario. Her choices throughout the novel shock me - this woman either has guts of steel or she is incredibly stupid. I feel there is a fine line between those two. All in all, great story with some unsuspecting characters. Worth a read!

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LisaKroger
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Perfect beach read ☀️

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MaceyT15
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Struggling to get this one going. The first chapter was great!! But now we go back in time to the events leading up to Chapter 1. I'm only at page 45, but I keep putting it down after each chapter. Please tell me it picks up soon?!!

mramos.tx It takes a good 100 pages to get going, but a good read in the end. 6mo
MaceyT15 @mramos.tx Thank you! I just hit page 200 and it has definitely improved. There are a lot of storylines going on right now and I can't wait to see how it all comes together! 6mo
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Acoleman
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This was a page turner for me. I couldn‘t wait to see what happened. A lot better than I thought it was going to be.

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Lel2403
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Hiding the bag in their hotel room, they have to decide what to do….can they keep it secret? Can they even trust each other?

I read this in a couple of days as it just drew me in and wouldn‘t let go…Catherine Steadman has blended true facts, current affairs and a really believable thriller into one. Well worth a read

https://orlando-books.blog/2019/05/14/something-in-the-water-by-catherine-steadm...

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EadieB
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I would like to thank LibraryThing and Ballantine Books for a free copy for an honest review. A discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple. Predictable. Didn‘t like the main protagonist. Plot was a bit unbelievable. Title is the best part of the book. It creates an interest but disappointed when the something wasn‘t exciting like a body or something thrilling. Guess I should stop there. It was not for me.

Heatherfeather Yes and yes 6mo
stacybmartin I totally agree - the book jumped the shark a bit too much for my taste. 🤣 6mo
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Traveler13
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Erin may be one of the least smart characters in a book I‘ve ever encountered. Like she has to actively try. This took me forever to finish, but I read in huge swaths 🤷🏾‍♀️. It‘s decent for the thriller lovers,

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bodacioustchr
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Highly recommend. A couple on their honeymoon discover something and they are never the same.

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EadieB
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Day 25 - #water #springintoreading

I‘m looking forward to this

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ; A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut—for readers of Ruth Ware, Paula Hawkins, and Shari Lapena.

“A psychological thriller that captivated me from page one. What unfolds makes for a wild, page-turning ride! It‘s the perfect beach read!”—Reese Witherspoon

Cinfhen Totally didn‘t live up to the hype!!! I bailed ☹️ 7mo
Cinfhen But I was doing the audio, so maybe print will be better 🤷‍♀️ 7mo
squirrelbrain I agree @Cinfhen - I didn‘t bail but it was rather pedestrian and a bit odd. 7mo
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Cinfhen Good to know my instincts were right @squirrelbrain 💚 7mo
EadieB @Cinfhen Oh not good! It has 4 stars but I am reading lots of bad reviews! I got this from LibraryThing and will need to review it! (edited) 7mo
Cinfhen Good luck 🍀 Hopefully you‘ll find something positive to post about 🙏🏻 7mo
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Ashley_Nicoletto
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I loved this one. I listened to the audio and adored the narrator.

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Howseldomtheydo
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Not sure if I like the tagged book or not, but I have to find out how it ends! #litsywalkers 4.43m #audiobook
1. Flowers 2. Walks 3. Music #grateful21

Samplergal It was pretty good. Very entertaining. 7mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Beautiful photo!! 7mo
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Eggs Gorgeous 7mo
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