The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones
3.5 Stars , Reviews / August 4, 2014

The String Diaries is a mysterious and intriguing tale. There’s no build up in this one, you are thrown straight into the action and are left trying to puzzle together everything through out the book. I tend to like that, and so I felt this started off very strong. The story features three different (alternating) timelines, each providing a piece of the puzzle this story is telling. Because of the way the reader is dumped right into the middle of things, the characters know much more of what’s going on than the reader. There’s just no reason for them to reveal much information in the middle of current events. And speaking of current events, the book starts of with Hannah driving in the middle of the night while her husband, who is just about bleeding out in the seat next to her, and her daughter is sleeping in the backseat.  No matter what kind of reader you are, you can not help but need to know what brought her here, what happened to her husband, and why on earth is she not headed to a hospital?! Mysteries yet to be revealed. She is obviously quite frightened, but determined so it didn’t take me long to…