Tag Archives: RIP-worthy

The Ink Black Heart, by Robert Galbraith (audio)

When cartoonist Edie Ledwell is murdered, Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott are hired to find the identity of Anomie, the anonymous fan who has spent years torturing Ledwell online. Yes, the author of this book is horrible, and in this … Continue reading

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Miss Moriarty, I Presume? by Sherry Thomas (audio)

As this is the sixth book in the Lady Sherlock series, I’m not going to go into a whole lot of detail. We’ve reached the point in the Sherlock series (if I understand the original Sherlock) where Holmes has come … Continue reading

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The House Across the Lake, by Riley Sager

After her husband’s death, Casey’s life falls apart. Her mother sends her to their family vacation home on a remote Vermont lake, to keep her away from the paparazzi and hopefully dry out. But Casey has no interest in drying … Continue reading

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RIP XVII

It is beyond astonishing to me that the Readers Imbibing Peril reading event is in its 17th year!! Things have changed a lot since the early days, but despite that, this is still one of the reading events that I … Continue reading

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The Clackity, by Lora Senf

Blight Harbor is one of the most haunted cities in America, but the only truly scary things about it are the abandoned slaughterhouse, and the memory of a serial killer whose victims were never found. At least, those are the … Continue reading

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The Gifts That Bind Us, by Caroline O’Donoghue

After the traumas of spring, life is meant to go on as normal. Except now, Maeve and her friends are filled with burdening magic, stressed by separations and worries of the future, and suspicious of new activity from the extremist … Continue reading

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The Locked Room, by Elly Griffiths (audio)

As the UK enters its first lockdown in 2020, Ruth Galloway tries to unravel a mystery from her mother’s past while simultaneously teaching, homeschooling, and running a university department. DCI Nelson, meanwhile, finds his investigation into a string of suspicious … Continue reading

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Gallant, by VE Schwab

Olivia has no home, not among family, not at the girls’ orphanage/school where she’s begrudgingly given a place. She has no voice, can make no sound, and so the other girls and the matrons turn away from her. Then one … Continue reading

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Horror Hotel, by Victoria Fulton and Faith McClaren

Elisa Lam meets Scooby Doo meets RL Stine. TBH, I’m not sure how this book got on my TBR, but it someone landed on my library hold list, possibly based purely on the cover. And somehow, I got the impression … Continue reading

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The Hacienda, by Isabel Cañas

When Rodolfo Solórzano proposes to Beatriz, she jumps at the opportunity to help her family out of their current poverty and dependance on hateful relatives. She travels with her new husband to his country estate with plans to make it … Continue reading

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