Adult Fiction, Books, Critic's Corner, Personal

Critic’s Corner: Odd Child Out (Jim Clemo, #2) by Gilly Macmillan

Odd Child Out by Gilly Macmillan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Title: Odd Child Out (Jim Clemo, #2)Author: Gilly MacmillanFormat: AudiobookDescription: Investigating the death of a man who may have been a casualty of a prank gone wrong, detective Jim Clemo is rapidly embroiled in an escalating public debate surrounding the victim, a British… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Odd Child Out (Jim Clemo, #2) by Gilly Macmillan

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Critic’s Corner: The Body in the Garden (Lily Adler Mysteries, #1) by Katharine Schellman

The Body in the Garden by Katharine Schellman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Title: The Body in the Garden (Lily Adler Mystery, #1)Author: Katharine SchellmanFormat: AudiobookDescription: London 1815. Newly-widowed Lily Adler, returning to a society that frowns on independent women, is determined to create a meaningful life for herself even without a husband. At… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: The Body in the Garden (Lily Adler Mysteries, #1) by Katharine Schellman

Adult Fiction, Books, Creepy & Scary, Critic's Corner, Personal

Critic’s Corner: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink

Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink My rating: 4 of 5 stars Title: Alice Isn't DeadAuthor: Joseph FinkFormat: AudiobookDescription: Spotting her late wife in news-report backgrounds, truck driver Keisha Taylor stumbles into an otherworldly conflict on the nation's highway systems.Thoughts: I didn't know this book was based on a podcast but it didn't stop me… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink

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Critic’s Corner: You Know What You Have to Do by Bonnie Shimko

You Know What You Have to Do by Bonnie Shimko My rating: 1 of 5 stars Title: You Know What You Have to DoAuthor: Bonnie ShimkoFormat: ebookQuick Take: In addition to the usual concerns of a fifteen-year-old girl, Maggie Feigenbaum finds herself responding to a voice in her head instructing her to kill those who… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: You Know What You Have to Do by Bonnie Shimko

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Critic’s Corner: The Presence (Sinister Spirits, #1) by Kirk Kilgrave

The Presence: A Supernatural Thriller by Kirk Kilgrave My rating: 3 of 5 stars Title: The Presence (Sinister Spirits, #1)Author: Kirk KilgraveFormat: ebookDescription: During a job interview for a branch manager position, Rosalind Lanners learns that some think the library is haunted. But with a horrible credit score, a mountain of school debt, and less… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: The Presence (Sinister Spirits, #1) by Kirk Kilgrave

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Critic’s Corner: Welcome to Serpent’s Kiss (Serpent’s Kiss, #0.5) by Sherri Hayes

Welcome to Serpent's Kiss: by Sherri Hayes My rating: 5 of 5 stars Title: Welcome to Serpent's Kiss (Serpent's Kiss #0.5)Author: Sherri HayesFormat: ebookDescription: After losing her husband unexpectedly, Katrina Mayer decided to open Serpent’s Kiss. She wanted it to be a place where she and her fellow kinksters could play and socialize.Five years after… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Welcome to Serpent’s Kiss (Serpent’s Kiss, #0.5) by Sherri Hayes

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Critic’s Corner: Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten

Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten My rating: 4 of 5 stars Title: Beware That GirlAuthor: Teresa TotenFormat: AudiobookQuick Take: When a scholarship girl and a wealthy classmate become friends, their bond is tested when a handsome young teacher separately influences the girls in order to further his less-than-admirable interests.Thoughts: WTF was that ending! The… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten

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Critic’s Corner: Woman on the Edge by Samantha M. Bailey

Woman on the Edge by Samantha M. Bailey My rating: 5 of 5 stars Title: Woman on the EdgeAuthor: Samantha M. BaileyFormat: AudiobookQuick Take: A moment on the subway platform, where an unknown woman gives her baby away before jumping to her death, changes two women’s lives forever.Thoughts: So much suspense! One word: exhilarating! So… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Woman on the Edge by Samantha M. Bailey

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Top 25 Mysteries & Thrillers

My top 25 favorite mysteries and thrillers that I have read in 2019 and so far in 2020.