The thriller Every Secret Thing revolves around two teenage girls and the abduction and murder of a baby seven years earlier. Starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks and Dakota Fanning, the movie casts more female leads than your average thriller (thank you!) and Laura Lippman, whose 2003 novel inspired the film, has deserved a big-screen treatment of her work for years.
11 of the Best Books to Read in July: 'THE TRAP' BY MELANIE RAABE: If you think you know what's going on in this winding psychological thriller, you're probably wrong. Translated from the original German, this Misery-in-reverse story sees successful novelist Linda Conrads lure a man to her house because she thinks he killed her sister. But is she right? (Grand Central Publishing, July 5)