Book Review

THE DARK CORNERS OF THE NIGHT by Meg Gardiner

Rating: 4.5 / 5 After thoroughly enjoying UNSUB by Meg Gardiner, I immediately added the rest of the books in the series to my list! I really enjoyed the second book, INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE as well, so was excited to finally squeeze THE DARK CORNERS OF THE NIGHT into my October reading for #thrillathonreadathon.… Continue reading THE DARK CORNERS OF THE NIGHT by Meg Gardiner

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DRIVE YOUR PLOW OVER THE BONES OF THE DEAD by Olga Tokarczuk (translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)

Rating: 4.5 / 5 When I pulled the reading prompt to pick a book set in a rural area, a friend suggested DRIVE YOUR PLOW OVER THE BONES OF THE DEAD by Olga Tokarczuk (translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones). I didn't know much about this one past the fact that it had won a Nobel Prize… Continue reading DRIVE YOUR PLOW OVER THE BONES OF THE DEAD by Olga Tokarczuk (translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)

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FINDERS KEEPERS by Stephen King

Rating: 4 / 5 There aren't many Stephen King novels that I haven't yet read, but I've been reading the Bill Hodges trilogy over July and August for the first time with the #constantreadersbookclub on Instagram. FINDERS KEEPERS is book two in the series. FINDERS KEEPERS begins with a robbery. Famed author John Rothstein made… Continue reading FINDERS KEEPERS by Stephen King

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MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King

Rating: 4.5 / 5 There aren't many Stephen King novels that I haven't yet read, but the Bill Hodges trilogy is a set of books I hadn't yet picked up. I was happy to see it added to the July/August schedule for the #constantreadersbookclub on Instagram, starting with the first book MR. MERCEDES. MR. MERCEDES… Continue reading MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King

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IN THE WOODS by Tana French

Rating: 5 / 5 My introduction to reading Tana French was a buddy read of THE WITCH ELM by Tana French with a Goodreads group. This was in the very early days of my bookstagram and well before starting this blog. There was much that I liked about the book, but as a whole I… Continue reading IN THE WOODS by Tana French

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A STUDY IN SCARLET by Arthur Conan Doyle

Rating: 3 / 5 Though I have read some Sherlock Holmes in the past, it was long ago. When I saw that #thebakerstreetbookclub group on Instagram was picking up the first in the Sherlock series, I signed up. A STUDY IN SCARLET by Arthur Conan Doyle begins with the famous pair Sherlock and Watson first meeting… Continue reading A STUDY IN SCARLET by Arthur Conan Doyle

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THE OTHER AMERICANS by Laila Lalami

Rating: 4 / 5 I read and enjoyed Laila Lalami's THE MOOR'S ACCOUNT last year, so have been eager to read more from her. I've been admiring this gorgeous cover on THE OTHER AMERICANS since it first came out, so I was happy to finally pick up a copy! THE OTHER AMERICANS centers its narrative… Continue reading THE OTHER AMERICANS by Laila Lalami

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NOTHING BUNDT TROUBLE by Ellie Alexander (Out 6/30/2020)

Thank you to St. Martin's Press and Netgalley for the complimentary eARC of NOTHING BUNDT TROUBLE by Ellie Alexander for an honest review. Publication Date: 6/30/2020 Rating: 3.5 / 5 I needed a book with a pun in the title for one of my reading challenges and I knew that the cozy mystery genre would… Continue reading NOTHING BUNDT TROUBLE by Ellie Alexander (Out 6/30/2020)

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THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I received a giveaway copy of THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd through Goodreads from the publisher. Thank you to Atria Books for this gorgeous complimentary copy! THINGS IN JARS follows female detective Brodie Devine in Victorian Londonwho is presented with an interesting case, the kidnapping of Christabel Berwick. Christabel is… Continue reading THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd