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One by One [review]

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One by One by Ruth Ware
Published by Scout Press on September 8, 2020
my rating: ★★★ (3 stars)
Goodreads avg:
3.73 (as of 2020-12-16)
Spoiler-free review

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One by One is my first Ruth Ware book and was picked up on a whim after seeing a lot of buzz. I figured a thriller would be a good way to get myself back into reading since it’s been [checks notes] four months since I’ve read anything. And this was a fine book to break my reading slump. It was inoffensive, easy to get into, and decently written. It just didn’t have much more than that going for it. It was fast-paced and I devoured it in two sittings, but I wasn’t super satisfied upon finishing. I’d recommend this to anyone looking for a run-of-the-mill thriller, but caution not to expect much more than that.


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5 thoughts on “One by One [review]”

  1. Welcome back to books! 🙂 I always enjoy Ruth Ware and was planning to pick this one up this winter- good to know not to get my hopes up to high. I’d probably agree tbh about her thrillers overall being competent but not really more exciting than that, but sometimes reliability is enough. I hope you’ll enjoy your next read!

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