15 Brilliant Books, Movies, TV Shows, and Podcasts for Fans of Verity by Colleen Hoover

You know those books that get under your skin? The ones that you can't stop thinking about long after you've finished reading them? Verity by Colleen Hoover is one of those books.

Verity is the story of a woman named Lowen who takes a job as a ghostwriter for one of the biggest self-help superstars in the world, Verity. But, as she unravels the truth about Verity's life, she realizes everything is not as it seems. 

Along with richly drawn characters and an unpredictable plot, this book is the type you can't put down. The isolated main character faces difficult choices that lead to an unexpected outcome, and the ending blurs the lines of reality so unexpectedly that you'll be thinking about it for days. 

If you're a fan of Verity, chances are you can't get similar plots with a twist ending out of your head. 

Here are 15 recommendations for books, movies, TV shows, and podcasts that are sure to satisfy your need for suspense and intrigue.

Plus, as a bonus for stopping by, let us help you prepare for your next book club. If you love thrillers like Verity by Colleen Hoover, your next book club pick should be The Perfect Ending by Rob Kaufman. Our ThrillerPicks "Book Club Kits" provide behind the scene insights for your book discussion, a themed drink, menu and playlist.


Rob Kaufman's The Perfect Ending is a thrilling novel that will make you question everything you think you know. It's also the perfect book for fans of Colleen Hoover's Verity, as it features an isolated main character, Scott Atwood. Scott is a popular suspense-thriller author paralyzed by writer's block. Pushed to 

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the edge, he comes up with a new plan to write his next book — wreak havoc in other people's lives by writing about their deepest secrets. Scott starts by exposing his neighbor's affair but quickly finds that the lines between reality and fiction are becoming blurred and dangerous. The Perfect Ending is an exhilarating read that will shock and stay with you long after you finish it. Read here.


You'll love The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides if you're a fan of suspenseful thrillers with a twist ending. The story follows criminal psychotherapist Theo Faber as he tries to unravel the mystery of why Alicia Berenson shot her husband five times in the face. What starts as a simple case quickly spirals into 

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something far more complex, and Alicia remains silent throughout it all. Read here.

Bryn Harper is a successful self-help author who starts to fear for her life after realizing her new husband, Guy, is keeping secrets from her. Guy grows evasive as disturbing incidents occur, leaving Bryn feeling unsettled. Moreover, her dreams are filled with fear, while her days are a blur of anxiety. When another 

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 woman in town is slain, Bryn must summon her old strength to find answers and protect herself. Are her dreams the key to unlocking the truth and unmasking the murderer? If you enjoyed Verity by Colleen Hoover, you will appreciate this psychological thriller's unexpected, riveting twists. Read here.

The Book of Cold Cases is a suspenseful page-turner that will keep you up all night long. Shea Collins runs a true-crime blog that reviews old, unsolved murders. Beth Greer, a woman acquitted of two cold case murders in Oregon in the 1970s, agrees to have Shea interview her. Shea feels uneasy when she

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steps into the Greer house. And, as Shea gets to know Beth, she realizes something isn't right. Is Beth innocent? Or is she hiding a dark secret?. Read here.

The Wrong Family is a taut thriller full of twists that leave you breathless until the end. The book follows Juno, a retired therapist trying to live out her life in peace. She moves in with the Crouch family — Juno, Nigel, and their son. Juno thinks the Crouch family has a perfect life, but now living with them, she sees the

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cracks in the facade. Juno shouldn't get involved, but this could be her chance to make things right. Read here.

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If you're a fan of Verity by Colleen Hoover, you'll love Deadly Illusions with its twists, turns, and unexpected ending. In this suspenseful thriller, a bestselling novelist becomes consumed with her new book, where the line between reality and fiction starts to blur. She hires an innocent young woman to watch over her 

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twin children, but she soon starts to doubt the nanny's intentions. Watch here.

Shirley is a psychological thriller with a chilling twist ending, just like Verity by Colleen Hoover. The movie follows a young couple who move in with horror writer Shirley Jackson and her husband. The young man, Fred, works with Stanley Jackson, while the young woman, Rose, adores Shirley's work. But, as 

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she gets to know Shirley, Rose realizes the writer is a disturbed woman who becomes too immersed in her stories. As Rose falls under Shirley's power and helps with novel research, she must unravel the mystery of a student's disappearance before it's too late. Watch here.

3. Fractured

This movie will have you so wrapped up in the story you won't know what's real and what's not. Ray Monroe is driving his family to Florida for a vacation when he makes a pit stop at a gas station. His daughter, Peri, falls and breaks her arm, and they rush to the hospital emergency department. Ray falls asleep in the

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hospital room and awakens to find his wife and daughter have disappeared. He frantically searches for them but comes up empty-handed. Finally, the police are called, but they can't find any trace either. Thus begins the altered reality and what really happened to his family.

4. I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Fans of Verity by Colleen Hoover will love I'm Thinking of Ending Things. The movie is a psychological thriller with a twist ending that will keep you guessing. The protagonist is a young woman traveling with her new boyfriend to meet his parents, but as the movie progresses, we learn that the woman is thinking of 

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ending things with him. The movie's ending is a complete shock and will leave you wondering what happened.

5. The Woman in The Window

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York becomes obsessed with her new neighbors, only to witness a disturbing act of violence. As she gets to know the family better, she realizes that the father might be abusive and tries to call the police when she sees the mother being stabbed to death. However, when 

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the police arrive, another woman claims to be Jane and throws Anna's mind into a spiral. Much like Verity by Colleen Hoover, this story is told from the perspective of a woman slowly losing her grip on reality.

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That Final Scene is a podcast that examines the twisted final scenes in films and TV shows. So whether you're wondering what you just saw or are trying to figure out what it all means, this podcast is for you. Join its hosts as they explore the mysterious and often mind-bending world of final scenes in movies and shows.

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2. Slate's Spoiler Specials

You'll love Slate's Spoiler Specials if you're a Verity fan. Slate critics discuss new movies and TV shows in spoiler-filled detail, dissecting twist endings, plot holes, and other secrets you won't read in reviews. Be sure to check out this podcast if you're looking for a deep dive into your favorite movies and TV shows.

In this podcast, hosts Tom and Fran interview some of the world's biggest TV, film, comedy, and sports stars about their favorite plot twists, both on and off the screen. This is a must-listen for Verity fans, as it delves into the minds of some of the most creative people in the entertainment industry.

4. Once Upon a Crime Episode 210

Fans of Colleen Hoover's Verity will enjoy Once Upon a Crime, a series of podcasts that explore cases where the perpetrator was only revealed when they made a deathbed confession. Like in Verity, Once Upon a Crime takes listeners on a journey of discovery. This episode offers a new and suspenseful case you'll want to hear.

5. Book Bistro

At Book Bistro, a group of passionate readers discusses their favorite romantic suspense titles. Some books mentioned include Stealing Mr. Right by Tamara Morgan, The Lost Girls by Allison Brennan, and The Switch by Sandra Brown. If you enjoyed Verity by Colleen Hoover, you will enjoy listening to this Romantic Suspense episode

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