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I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
"I knew stories about Michelle McNamara before I even knew her name or that she was a true crime writer. She was married to comedian/actor Patton Oswalt, who I’m a big fan of, and several of his bits over the years have involved his wife. Per Patto..." Read more of this review »
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Last October I was lucky enough to attend a Bouchercon -- the longstanding World Mystery Convention that's been gathering every year in all sorts of interesting places since 1970. It is here that the Anthony Awards are given out and there just might ...more
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The Summer Job by Adam Cesare
"When Claire takes a job at a hotel in a sleepy Massachusetts town, she gets more than she bargained for, with wild parties in the woods and a murderous cult lurking in the shadows...

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Gunpowder Moon by David Pedreira
"I received a free advance copy of this from the publisher for review.

They say to never judge a book by its cover, but if you show me a space helmet with a hole in the visor laying on the surface of the moon…..I’m gonna read that book.

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The Woman in the Window by A.J.  Finn
" We have a saying where I work: Keep your expectations low, reach your goals. It works!!!!! Glad this wasn't a waste of your time Kelly and you got som ...more "
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" Kelly (and the Book Boar) wrote: "I lowered my expectations so much this ended up being a 5 Star for me : )"

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Gloria Steinem
“It's the surprise, the unexpected, the out of control. It turns out that laughter is the only free emotion--the only one that can't be compelled. We can be made to fear. We can even be made to believe that we're in love because, if we're kept dependent and isolated for long enough, we bond in order to survive. But laughter explodes like aha! It comes when the punch line changes everything that has gone before, when two opposites collide and make a third, when we suddenly see a new reality. Einstein said he had to be very careful while shaving, because when he had an idea he laughed -- and he cut himself. Laughter is an orgasm of the mind.”
Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road

Megan Abbott
“She hadn't learned, no one had taught her ... that the things you want, you never get them. And if you do, they're not what you thought they'd be. But you'd still do anything to keep them. Because you'd wanted them for so long.”
Megan Abbott, You Will Know Me

“Chicanery is the spice that seasons the world.”
Dan Schwent

Andy Weir
“Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.”
Andy Weir, The Martian

Holly Goldberg Sloan
“I force myself to think of anything but the one thing that I'm actually always thinking about. And that is so exhausting that I sleep more than I ever have.”
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Counting by 7s
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