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The Accident by Chris Pavone: Who Knew Publishing Could Be So Deadly?

Fiction
The Accident

Last year we reviewed The Expats by Chris Pavone, which went on to become a huge bestseller and Edgar Award winner. Quite an achievement for a debut novel! It was a no brainer to take a look at The Accident, especially since it also revolves around the publishing industry. Who knew publishing could be so […]

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Bubble by Anders de la Motte: Is the Game Finally Over?

Cross Cultural
Bubble

Anders de la Motte’s technological conspiracy thriller trilogy, The Game, was a real hit in Sweden and in Europe; a series centered on an interactive cellphone game with deep, sinister implications. This trilogy only began to be published in the U.S. within the last year and I’ve snapped each book up as quickly as I […]

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The Deaths of Tao by Wesley Chu: Book Review & Giveaway

Events
the deaths of tao

When the publisher approached me about reading and reviewing Wesley Chu’s The Lives of Tao earlier this year, I loved the concept and devoured the book (the review link is at the end of this review). I’ve been quietly tapping my foot anxiously awaiting The Deaths of Tao, Book #2 in this series, because I […]

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Crux by Ramez Naam: Sci-Fi Techno-Thriller Book Review & Giveaway

Events
crux

When I picked up Nexus and began reading it, I knew I had something really special in my hands. When I finished this brilliant sci-fi thriller, I could hardly wait to see where award-winning author Ramez Naam would take this world next. When the publisher let me know Crux was coming out, I couldn’t wait […]

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Yesterday’s Echo by Matt Coyle: Book Review & Giveaway

Crime Story
Yesterday's Echo

Yesterday’s Echo by Matt Coyle is Book #1 in the Rick Cahill crime series. Its journey has been a long one, since Matt found the seeds for this novel almost 30 years ago, but if this book is any indication then it was well worth the trip. In some ways this novel pays homage to […]

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Zenn Scarlett by Christian Schoon: Becoming an Exoveterinarian on Mars

Children
zenn scarlett

When I read the publisher’s blurb about Zenn Scarlett by Christian Schoon, I knew I had to read it. I’ve always loved stories about Mars and I’m a huge animal lover, so it was a no brainer. Imagine studying to become a veterinarian to alien life forms, on Mars no less! That’s the background for […]

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