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Listen for the Lie

Book Review Listen for the Lie by Amy TinteraMystery | Thriller Reader’s Thoughts: What if everyone in town thought you’d murdered your best friend? What if no one believed you when you said you didn’t remember what had happened that night? After all, why would they? You were the last one to see her. You …

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The Fury

Book Review The Fury by Alex MichaelidesThriller | Mystery Reader’s Thoughts: From the author of the bestselling thriller, The Silent Patient, comes a new story about a reclusive ex-movie star and her friends, whose spontaneous trip to a private Greek island is upended by murder… This was my first read by Michaelides. While his previous …

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Being Henry: The Fonz… And Beyond

Book Review Being Henry by Henry WinklerMemoir The first thing that jumped out at me while reading the blurb for this memoir was that Henry Winkler is “… widely-regarded as the nicest man in Hollywood.” And throughout the entirety of this 240-page memoir, I kept thinking, “I can completely see why he’s earned that reputation.” …

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The Connellys of County Down

Book Review The Connelly’s of County Down by Tracey LangeFiction | Literary Fiction I will openly admit that general fiction and literary fiction aren’t genres I find myself naturally drawn toward. So when an advance copy of The Connellys of County Down landed on my doorstep a few months ago, I was hesitant to pick …

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Beyond That, The Sea

Book Review Beyond That, The Sea by Laura Spence-AshHistorical Fiction | Coming of Age Last year, Celadon Publishers invited me to participate in their Read Together Initiative, and I jumped at the chance! I had never done a buddy read before, and was excited to give this new style of reading a shot — even …

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Unmasked

Book Review Unmasked by Paul Holes I first heard about the Golden State Killer from Michelle McNamara’s book, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark. The fact that this murderer had gone undetected for so long — an individual who had raped, killed, and traumatized so many — was horrifying. And yet, like many of us, …

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