The Dry

The Dry by Jane Harper (Aaron Falk #1): A Book Review

Title: The Dry (Aaron Falk #1) Author: Jane Harper Published: May 31, 2016 Genre: Crime/Thriller Obtained: Amazon Purchase Synopsis: Aaron Falk returns to his hometown, Barrens, ten years after being chased away from it. And it isn’t a happy homecoming. His high school friend, Paul, murdered his son and wife before turning the gun on himself. But Paul’s parents and local…

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Top Ten Favorite Books 2017

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Books of 2017

Hey all! I was planning on doing a post featuring the best books I’ve read this year, and surprisingly the Top Ten Tuesday topic this week is top Ten Favorite Books of 2017! If you don’t already know, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the Broke and the Bookish that features weekly top ten prompts for all…

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Bonfire

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter: A Book Review

Title: Bonfire Author: Krysten Ritter Published: November 7, 2017 Genre: Thriller Obtained: Giveaway at New York Comic Con Synopsis: Ten years ago, Abby Williams left her hometown of Barrens, Indiana behind, along with its secrets and disastrous memories. But now, she must return as an environmental lawyer investigating Optimal Plastics, a major company with its roots deeply embedded in Barrens.…

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December Book Haul

December Book Mail: 2017 Holiday Edition

Happy Saturday everyone! So, I’m back with a post of my December book mail. I just can’t stop buying books! In my defense, three of them are ARCs that I received, so I guess I can’t complain about spending money this time around. What I CAN complain about is how my TBR pile is seriously teetering at the end of…

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Pigeon-Blood Red

Pigeon-Blood Red by Ed Duncan: A Book Review

Title: Pigeon-Blood Red Author: Ed Duncan Published: February 25, 2016 Genre: Crime/Mystery Obtained: Provided by Publisher Synopsis (from book): After an unfaithful husband and his lover try to double-cross a loan shark, they endanger the lives of the man’s unsuspecting wife and an old flame who comes to her rescue. Pursued by a ‘”killer with a conscience,” the wife and her…

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The Revolution of Marina M

The Revolution of Marina M. by Janet Fitch: A Book Review

Title: The Revolution of Marina M. Author: Janet Fitch Published: November 7, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis (from Book): St. Petersburg, New Year’s Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of her genteel life, a life about to be violently upended by the vast forces of…

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December TBR 2017

December TBR

Another month has come and gone, and we’re in the thick of the holiday season. Now, I’m no Bah-Humbug, but Christmas makes me a little… meh. My BF is STILL in St. Thomas saving the world (or so he thinks…) so I haven’t been in such great spirits this season. The U.S. military really picked a crappy time to ship…

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November Wrap-Up

I want to start off by saying this wasn’t my best reading month. I didn’t get to that many books, especially the ones I really wanted to. But in my defense, one of the books I read this month was 800 PAGES LONG so cut me some slack. I’ll do better next month. I promise. So here is my official…

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Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express: Book VS Film

Title: Murder on the Orient Express Author: Agatha Christie Published: 1934 Genre: Murder Mystery Obtained: Thriftbooks Synopsis: While traveling by train on the Orient Express line, a murder was committed in a car full of people, including famed detective Hercule Poirot. Now, he’s on the case to uncover the murder or murderess and solve the mystery behind the murdered man.…

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