Review: The Twin

The Twin by Natasha Preston

Category: YA Thriller

Pages: 336 pages.

Rating: 4 stars.

Release Date: 3rd March 2020.

Publishers: Delacorte PressIvy and Iris haven’t loved together for years – when their mother and father divorced, each parent got custody of one twin. But after a tragic accident takes their mom’s life, the devastated sister are reunited, and Iris moves in with Ivy and their day. Iris takes her mum’s death especially hard. She barely talks, spending hours alone in her room. Ivy can’t stand to see Iris so sad. She promised Iris that she can share her life now. After all, they’re sisters. Twins.

It’s a promise that Iris takes seriously. And before long, Ivy’s friends, her teacher and even her boyfriend fall under Iris’s spell, soon Ivy begins to think there’s something wrong with her twin. It’s almost like Iris is out to get her. Ivy tells herself she’s being paranoid. It’s not like she’s in any danger from her twin…

I received this book for free from the publisher, so that you to them and in exchange I will be doing an HONEST review. This is a YA psychological thriller that had me spooked. If I’m honest with you, the entire book is a slow burner and nothing really seems to happen and yet the whole time I was on edge because I knew something was up. This book is the equivalent to going to see a horror film and that feeing of forbidding you get when you’re waiting for something to jump out at you.

This isn’t the best thriller I’ve ever read, this isn’t a criticism it’s just my opinion but it was still a really good read for me. I read this in one sitting because I just had to keep turning those pages and finding out what was going on. And as much as I did enjoy the whole book, even if the majority of the book had been bad it still would have been worth it for THAT ENDING. Think I’m gonna be looking over my shoulder for a long time, cause this book is savage!


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