Tag: Murder

  • Girl on Fire: Why Cecil’s death matters

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+Linkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, August 6, 2015] There has been a lot of uproar about Cecil the Lion, a mascot of Zimbabwe, Africa, and his death by an American dentist. I saw so many posts on social media and news stories by Time and BBC that I couldn’t read anything else online […]

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  • Book Review: The Secret Place by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Secret Place Author: Tana French Series: Dublin Murder Squad #5 Published: January 2014 Publisher: Viking Penguin Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 I’ve read every single novel by author Tana French, ever since she came out with her debut In the Woods back in 2007. Then, I heard French came out […]

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  • Book Review: The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Silent Wife Author: A.S.A. Harrison Published: June 2013 Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 326 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: what makes a good book good is how the author is able to dig into the minds of his or her characters and pull out the […]

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  • Book Review: Broken Harbor by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Broken Harbor Author: Tana French Published: 2012 Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 450 From: Barnes and Noble Every so often, someone comes along who knows the insides and outsides of her genre so magnificently, it’s hard to understand just how her mind works to create such writing. For me, Tana French is that author. […]

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  • Book Review: Faithful Place by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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: In The Woods by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: In the Woods Author: Tana French Published: 2007 Publisher: Viking Adult Pages: 464 From: Barnes and Noble 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 turns in both the crime and the […]

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