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An Unwanted Guest, by Shari Lapena

A collection of guests are snowed in at a quaint luxury hotel in the Catskills. When one of them dies, it looks like an accident…but then another is quite obviously murdered. Terror ensues. I grabbed this one off my library’s … Continue reading

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Love a la Mode, by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Henry and Rosie meet on a plane to Paris, where they’re both new students of a specialty culinary high school. They fall in love-at-first-sight, of course, as you’d expect, but you know things can’t be that easy. This was a … Continue reading

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The Winters, by Lisa Gabriele

Getting in a last quick mini-review before the year ends! This book is a retelling of Rebecca updated to modern times and with a stepdaughter, Dani, instead of a Mrs Danvers. Rebecca was of course a loose retelling of Jane … Continue reading

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Abandoned Books of 2018

I cull tons of books from my potential read list every year, and don’t consider those “abandoned.” Only books that I put down after some serious investment fall into my abandoned list, and those books deserve some blog-time. Often, what … Continue reading

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The Hollow of Fear, by Sherry Thomas (audio)

This is the next installment in the Lady Sherlock series. I can’t really describe the plot without giving away the last two books, and the mysteries in these books are really good, so I definitely don’t want to do that! … Continue reading

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The Hypnotist’s Love Story, by Liane Moriarty

Ellen, a hypnotherapist, thinks she’s finally found Mr. Right in Patrick. So when Patrick announces that they need to talk, her heart begins to break. He’s not breaking up with her, though – instead, he has a stalker that he … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy in Belgravia, by Sherry Thomas (audio)

Part 2 of this series, and this time Charlotte Holmes is looking into a mystery that involves her illegitimate half brother… More fun. Other than a few language quirks – there was a bit too much Dickensian repetition of pithy … Continue reading

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