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The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life
First, let me explain my perspective as a reader. I don't normally read this book's genre: no memoir, no EAT PRAY LOVE for me. I picked up THE LITTLE ...more
May 02, 2013
May 02, 2013
The 6th Extinction (Sigma Force, #10)
4.01 review: If you're a fan of science-themed or techno-thrillers but you don't know author James Rollins and the Sigma Force series, ...more
Jul 2014
Jul 21, 2014
A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
3.88 review: Matt Richtel is a science journalist who covers Silicon Valley for the New York Times. In 2009, he wrote a front page sto ...more
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Jul 21, 2014
The Neanderthal's Aunt
ScienceThrillers review: I get a lot of requests for reviews of indie (self-published) novels. Only a handful make it into my TBR (to be read) pile. S ...more
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
The Six
4.00 review:

After four adult science thrillers, novelist and science journalist Mark Alpert branches out into young adult / teen scien
Jun 22, 2015
Jun 22, 2015
Chimera (Jim Chapel, #1)
ScienceThrillers Review: Before I go all reviewer-geeky and dissect this new science-themed thriller novel by David Wellington, I want to say I thorou ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 09, 2013
Japantown: A Thriller (Jim Brodie #1)
Japantown has a classic thriller form: an amateur protagonist thrust into an evil global conspiracy, a motive to avenge his wife's death, himself and ...more
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
Volcano Watch (The Forensic Geology Series, #3)
LOVED this book! If you’ve ever vacationed in the eastern Sierra (Bishop or Mammoth Lakes, California), you must read it.

Summary: (mystery/police proc
Feb 2012
Feb 15, 2012
On Immunity: An Inoculation
3.86 Review: On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss is an extraordinary, unclassifiable, vital book that deserves to be widely read ...more
Oct 02, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery
ScienceThrillers review: Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery made the top 5 of the NYTimes bestseller list in Science this summer. P ...more
Aug 25, 2015
Aug 25, 2015
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
4.36 review:
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End is a beautifully written, thoughtful, moving, and important book that w
Apr 2015
Apr 07, 2015
The Fourteenth Goldfish
3.86 review: Who knew that a "simple" little book for 8-12 year olds could be so brilliant?

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
Sep 20, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
4.04 Review: Fictional portrayals of forensic science and medical examiners are popular in TV, movies, and books these days. Have you ...more
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Jul 21, 2014
The Flicker Men: A Novel
3.89 Review: Quantum tunneling, entanglement and Einstein's spooky action at a distance, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, and the s ...more
May 04, 2015
May 08, 2015
No Time to Die
ScienceThrillers Review: No Time to Die by Kira Peikoff is a slick, well-paced, well-written thriller that should satisfy fans of science thrillers. T ...more
Sep 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Easy Go
3.55 review: Easy Go is a new ebook release of a thriller written in 1968 by the late great Michael Crichton under the pseudonym John ...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
Death Spiral: A Faith Flores Science Mystery
4.37 Review: Because science-themed YA fiction is so rare, Death Spiral: A Faith Flores Science Mystery made my day when I heard abo ...more
Apr 04, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
Saving Hope
is the debut novel by International Thriller Writers member Liese Sherwood-Fabre. Set in turbulent Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Savi ...more
Sep 2012
Aug 10, 2012
The Doomsday Equation: A Novel
3.25 review: “Big data” is making it possible to make all kinds of predictions based on correlations with variables that might not see ...more
Feb 02, 2015
Feb 04, 2015
The God Particle
3.92 review: I heard author Tom Avitabile speak on a panel at ThrillerFest in New York in July and picked up this latest book in his “ ...more
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Aug 23, 2014
Chaos Theory
3.79 Review: Chaos Theory (Kami Files) is a young adult mystery featuring an engaging female teen protagonist named Kami who has a dec ...more
Mar 20, 2015
Mar 20, 2015
Singularity (The Jevin Banks Experience, #2)
ScienceThrillers review: Singularity (The Jevin Banks Experience Book #2) is a thinking person’s suspense novel. Author Steven James once again demons ...more
Feb 2014
Feb 06, 2014
The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes
ScienceThrillers review: In order to evaluate The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes, it’s critical to first define the book’s audience.

Mar 19, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
Sleep Donation
3.32 Review: Sleep Donation is an ebook-only novella (“Kindle Single”) that has received a disproportionate amount of media attention, ...more
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Aug 08, 2014
Weapon of Choice
ScienceThrillers review: Weapon of Choice is an easy-to-enjoy addition to the hospital-based medical thriller genre, a type of book which seems to be ...more
Oct 2012
Nov 05, 2012
The Seneca Scourge
ScienceThrillers REVIEW: (No star rating given for indies.) The Seneca Scourge is a debut indie thriller by real-life physician Carrie Rubin. I became ...more
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
Face of the Earth
ScienceThrillers REVIEW: Face of the Earth is an indie combination science/political thriller backed up by tons of research on the science and history ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2013
Too rarely do I get the pleasure of whole-heartedly recommending something I've read. Today I'm thrilled to tell my readers you MUST read the just-rel ...more
Sep 2012
Sep 02, 2012
Deadly Outbreaks: How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by Killer Pandemics, Exotic Viruses, and Drug-Resistant Parasites
3.64 review: Dr. Alexandra Levitt narrates the true stories of seven medical mysteries solved by field epidemiologists, investigators ...more
Sep 24, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
Fatal Memories
SUMMARY (from author’s website):

The MEG – a revolutionary brain scanner – is the culmination of Dr. Anne Powell’s brilliant career as a neuro-psychiat
Nov 2011
Nov 07, 2011
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