Under My Skin

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Under My Skin was an enjoyable read with an unreliable protagonist. Poppy Lang’s husband, Jack, was brutally murdered while jogging early one morning. Poppy falls apart soon after, and there is a period in which she doesn’t remember anything that happened. Her best friend, Layla, finds her in a red dress and completely unaware of her surroundings. As the story progresses, we learn that Poppy is on medication from her therapist and is supplementing with other medication given to her by Layla to ease the pain she is feeling from Jack’s death. Poppy’s thought process is so scattered that it’s difficult to know if what she thinks is real is really there or not. This made the book even more interesting to read since the reader doesn’t know if the facts given are true or not. Although Poppy’s character was a bit annoying at times because of her instability, I found that her love for Jack helped to redeem her. She pushed and pushed to figure out what happened to him and with the help of the police officer and Layla, is able to put some of the pieces together gradually. Overall, I found this story to be entertaining and fun. The ending was also done well as it answered any question the reader might have about what happened and what lies ahead for the characters. This was my first Lisa Unger book, and I really enjoyed it.

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Author Lisa Unger
Star Count 4/5
Format Trade
Page Count 368 pages
Publisher Park Row
Publish Date 2018-Oct-02
ISBN 9780778369783
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Issue December 2018
Category Mystery, Crime & Thriller


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