#BookReview of Someone Like Me by M.R Carey @michaelcarey191 @Tr4cyF3nt0n @orbitbooks #SomeoneLikeMe

Posted November 14, 2018 by Zoé in Book Reviews, Reviews and Stuff / 2 Comments

#BookReview of Someone Like Me by M.R Carey @michaelcarey191 @Tr4cyF3nt0n @orbitbooks #SomeoneLikeMe

Someone Like Me by M.R. Carey
Published by Orbit on November 8, 2018
Genres: Horror, Fiction, Thriller
Pages: 500


Liz Kendall wouldn't hurt a fly. She's a gentle woman devoted to bringing up her kids in the right way, no matter how hard times get.

But there's another side to Liz---one which is dark and malicious. A version of her who will do anything to get her way, no matter how extreme or violent.

And when this other side of her takes control, the consequences are devastating.

The only way Liz can save herself and her family is if she can find out where this new alter-ego has come from, and how she can stop it.

WOW! What a way to start a book! I will put my hand up and say this is my first book by Mr Carey, but I do have the Girl with all the gifts on my Kindle due to a recommendation from a friend. So when this came up I snapped it up straight away! I have not regretted a single word that I have read.

There are two stories running through the book, Liz is a single mother of two amazing children, trying to move on from her abusive ex-husband. We then have Fran, a girl with her imaginary best friend Jinx, who is a fox. She has her own struggles and is suffering from PTSD. And when the two meet for the first time, woah!!!!

There is so much in this book (a whopping 500 pages!) but to tell you anything will just ruin it for you. You need to go in reading this completely blind so I will wait while you read the book

Finished yet? Not read it? Well, I fully expect you to after reading this! Althoughthis review will be incredibly vague I just hope I can pique your interest. It is hard to write a review, I do not think I can convey this books into words, there are no words

As mentioned this is a huge book, but it needs to be. No words have been wasted when writing this book, everything is in there for a reason, half the time I did not realise how much I had read because I was just devouring everything. Man Mr Carey can write! I was hiding behind the cushions sometimes and holding my breath at times because well it was just so damn intense. I was worried that after that amazing and shocking opening page it might not keep the momentum going, but boy it did! 

This is a must read for everyone, there are twists and turns and shocks galore, all keeping you on a tender hook the entire time. The writing is believable and the characters are so real and relatable that it could almost be real (I said almost). I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I really do recommend this to everyone, so go on…shoo go and get it!

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About M.R. Carey

M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a USA Today bestseller and is a major motion picture based on his BAFTA-nominated screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel’s flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times bestseller list. He also has several previous novels, two radio plays, and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.

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