Book Reviews

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  • Book Review: Faithful Place by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Faithful Place Author: Tana French Published: 2010 Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 416 From: Barnes and Noble It’s hard to imagine giving up someone you love, but Frank Mackey managed to do just that in Tana French’s third novel, Faithful Place. The novel, published in 2010, focuses on the undercover cop from her novel […]

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  • Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Gone Girl Author: Gillian Flynn Published: 2012 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Pages: 432 From: Barnes and Noble “Marriage can be a real killer.” This first sentence to the inside cover summary of Gillian Flynn’s most popular novel Gone Girl describes the novel, and marriage within the novel, to a T. Nick Dunne and […]

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  • Book Review: The Likeness by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Likeness Author: Tana French Published: 2008 Publisher: Viking Penguin Pages: 512 From: Barnes and Noble One of my favorite mysteries is In the Woods by Tana French, so I bought her second novel, The Likeness. I wanted to like the second one as much as the first, since she had some experience […]

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  • Book Review: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Dark Places Author: Gillian Flynn Published: 2009 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Pages: 368 From: Walmart Ever since reading Gillian Flynn’s debut novel, Sharp Objects, I’ve loved the way her mind works. I read more murder mysteries, and eventually found her second novel, Dark Places. It was just as dark and mysterious as her […]

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  • Book Review: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Sunshine Author: Robin McKinley Published: 2003 Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group Pages: 416 From: Barnes and Noble “I had no idea that blood and dessert could go together so well,” said Amber Benson. Benson was referring to Robin McKinley’s novel Sunshine. Sunshine is my favorite book, ever. No lie. It’s not the best novel […]

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  • Book Review: The Wave by Todd Strasser

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Wave Author: Todd Strasser Published: 1981 Publisher: Dell Pages: 144 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 In the 1960s, a teacher in California experimented with his high school history class to explain how the mob mentality worked during World War II and the Nazi rule. The experiment succeeded, in more ways than […]

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  • Book Review: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Sharp Objects Author: Gillian Flynn Published: 2006 Publisher: Shaye Areheart Books Pages: 272 From: Walmart Rating: 9/10 I was watching TV and someone in the show mentioned Agatha Christie. Right then I had the urge to read a mystery novel, preferably something Christie wrote like And Then There Were None. I ran to […]

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  • Book Review: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Shadow of Night Author: Deborah Harkness Published: 2012 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 592 From: Walmart The “paranormal romance” is now a thing, founded in the burst of popularity in young adult books based on magic, vampirism and the supernatural. Look at Barnes and Noble, the largest book store chain in America: they even […]

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  • Book Review: Anthem by Ayn Rand

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Anthem Author: Ayn Rand Published: 1938, 1946 Publisher: Cassell, Pamphleteers, Inc. Pages: 64 From: Barnes and Noble There is something about a story that is short, thoughtful and just plain scary. Ayn Rand, author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, succeeds at telling a story that, if looked at in the right light, […]

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  • Book Review: In The Woods by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: In the Woods Author: Tana French Series: Dublin Murder Squad #1 Published: 2007 Publisher: Viking Adult Pages: 464 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 It started with a murder, and ended with a murder. Tana French’s debut novel In the Woods took crime novels to a whole new level with the twists and […]

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