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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.17
Grr! I really don't what to say about this trilogy of books. I loved the first book so much, and I went into books two and three thinking they would h ...more
Apr 22, 2012
Dec 28, 2010
 
The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
3.92
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

Approved by the Arthur Conan Doyle estate as part of the "Sherloc
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Oct 2014
Apr 05, 2014
 
The Whispering House
3.58
I received this book through the Goodreads First-Reads giveaway.

Well, this was certainly a cute book. I wasn't jumping up and down in my sit thinking
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May 04, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
 
Poison, Your Grace (Simon & Elizabeth, #2)
3.77
I got this book through the Goodreads First-Reads giveaway.

I have to say, this book was actually a rather nice getaway from the more dramatic, angsty,
...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
 
Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17)
4.01
**spoiler alert** Question: does anyone ever go to jail in an Agatha Christie book? I mean, seriously! I've read four of her books now and it seems li ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
 
The Sleepwalkers
3.74
**spoiler alert** Got this book through the Goodreads First-Reads contests. And I'm really glad I got this because the book turned out a lot better th ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
The Solitary House
3.42
**spoiler alert** I received this book through the Goodreads First-Reads giveaways.

I actually really quite liked this. But first, my problems: About t
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Feb 12, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
 
Haunt Me Still (Kate Stanley, #2)
3.43
**spoiler alert** Well, I'm not quite sure how to feel about this book. Half of me liked it. Half of me didn't. I felt the exact same way with Carrell ...more
Aug 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
Revelation (Matthew Shardlake, #4)
4.29
I really love crime thrillers and to see that type of genre in a book about Tudor era England was really interesting. I actually bought this book beca ...more
Mar 21, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
The Secret Daughter of the Tsar
3.63
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

"The Secret Daughter of the Tsar" by Jennifer Laam tells the stor
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Mar 20, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
 
A Foreign Country
3.72
I received this book through the Goodreads First-Reads giveaway.

This was a really enjoyable book. I think I was quite surprised. So who exactly would
...more
Apr 29, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4)
4.15
**spoiler alert** Oh! My! God! Wow! Dr. Sheppard murdered Roger Ackroyd! Ahhhhhhh!!!!!!!! As I finished the book I seriously about jumped up from my b ...more
Oct 08, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
The Secret Speech (Leo Demidov, #2)
3.76
**spoiler alert** I had some very high expectations for this book, especially because I loved "Child 44" so much. I think "The Secret Speech" started ...more
Feb 25, 2011
Dec 25, 2010
 
The Sherlockian
3.60
"The Sherlockian" by Graham Moore follows the story of Harold White who is a devout Sherlockian. Ever since he was a boy, he's been in love with the s ...more
Mar 12, 2013
Sep 22, 2012
 
Agent 6 (Leo Demidov, #3)
3.78
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

"Agent 6" by Tom Rob Smith is the final book in the "Leo Demidov"
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Mar 25, 2015
Jan 04, 2012
 
The Lost Angel
3.25
This was a rather strange book for me, and I'm still trying to figure out why exactly. I love mystery/thrillers. Especially if they have a bit of a su ...more
Sep 10, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
**spoiler alert** I did enjoy book two of the Millennium trilogy, but I don't think it was as amazing as "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." I think wi ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Dec 28, 2010
 
Codename: Chimera
3.34
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

"Codename: Chimera" by J.K. Persy is a mystery/thriller that star
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Oct 13, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
 
Death Comes to Pemberley
3.11
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

"Death Comes to Pemberley" by P.D. James is a sequel to Jane Aust
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Aug 09, 2014
Nov 25, 2013
 
Gone Girl
3.97
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

In "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, it's the fifth anniversary of Ni
...more
Aug 17, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
 
The Book of Lost Fragrances (Reincarnationist, #4)
3.66
I received this book through the Goodreads First-Reads giveaway.

Let me begin by saying that I initially won this book from Goodreads back in January (
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May 19, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
4.49
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

Full written reviews for each novel:

A Study in Scarlet:
http://ww
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Dec 02, 2013
Jan 03, 2012
 
Target Churchill
4.08
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

In "Target Churchill" by Warren Adler, it's the end of World War
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Jun 05, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.61
**spoiler alert** First, I have to say, I'm glad I'm an atheist. When you read Dan Brown, I feel like you have to be totally open minded and open to s ...more
Nov 24, 2011
Sep 08, 2011
 
The Little House. Philippa Gregory
3.61
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

"The Little House" by Philippa Gregory tells the story of two ver
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Oct 15, 2014
May 10, 2014
 
The Last Templar (Templar, #1)
3.52
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

In "The Last Templar" by Raymond Khoury, four masked horseman dre
...more
Oct 29, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
 
Sepulchre (Languedoc, #2)
3.70
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

"Sepulchre" by Kate Mosse tells the story of two women---Leonie V
...more
Sep 15, 2014
May 05, 2014
 
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
4.11
**spoiler alert** My first Agatha Christie book! I've been real excited to start reading some of her books. Whenever I think of an Agatha Christie boo ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
Evil Under the Sun (Hercule Poirot, #23)
3.91
**spoiler alert** My second Agatha Christie book! Really enjoyed this one. Loved the location of the book out on a beach getaway. An intriguing set of ...more
Oct 03, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.07
**spoiler alert** Let me begin my saying that I was quite disappointed with this book for about the first 50 pages or so and I had extreme difficulty ...more
Jan 21, 2011
Dec 25, 2010
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