Archives for August, 2019

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

“One day we shall all be nothing but corpses.” That day is today for Big Foot in Drive Your Plow

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Death in the Covenant

Seamlessly blending the history of Mormonism with a present day police procedural, Death in the Covenant is a fascinating look

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Thirteen

What a great hook for a thriller! A serial killer is one of the Thirteen people on a jury and

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Trust Me When I Lie

Trust Me When I Lie shines a harsh spotlight on true crime television series like Netflix’ Making of a Murderer

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Twisted at the Root

Gideon is brutally murdered in his own home in Twisted at the Root. The only person at home at the

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And Then They Were Doomed

And Then They Were Doomed is a fun little pastiche of Agatha Christie tales. Zoe has a recently deceased mother

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A History of Art in 21 Cats

From ancient Egyptian tomb art to modern day graffiti and YBAs, A History of Art in 21 Cats describes and

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Aquaman Vol 1: Unspoken Water

Aquaman Vol 1: Unspoken Water is Aquaman and his universe’s origin story. Like traditional mythology, Aquaman’s universe is full of

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Terns of Endearment

Terns of Endearment brings the whole Meg Langslow crew aboard a cruise ship to Bermuda where both murder and secrets

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The Perfect Lie

Former mean girl Claire appears to have it all. Married to her high school sweetheart. Two mostly perfect sons. Law

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Super Low-Carb Snacks

This beautifully photographed cookbook contains 100 Super Low-Carb Snacks. By lowering the carbs, something has to go up. I was

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Third Mrs Durst

Literally (get it, nudge, nudge) the best beginning paragraph for a thriller is in the Third Mrs. Durst. “Some people

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What You Did

At an informal college reunion, Karen staggers in from the patio. She claims she was raped by Ali’s husband Mike,

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Wolf Wants In

We are alongside the narrators, Sadie who is investigating her brother’s death and Henley who just wants to escape the

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Divine Intervention

Narasumas, Applelonia, and some giant colorful rabbits traipse around a snowy fantasy land in Divine Intervention. I wanted to like

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City of Windows

Watch out Lincoln Rhyme and Amos Decker, there is a new crime-fighter in town! In a City of Windows, how

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