Book Review: Environmentally Friendly (Elias Zanbaka)

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An escaped psychiatric patient, known as “the target”, is armed with a chainsaw, machete, and flamethrower. His mark? Mother Nature As he wreaks havoc on Los Angeles only one police officer can understand his plight.

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Book Review: Nutshell (Ian McEwan)

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Nutshell is a classic tale of mystery and betrayal. Played out like a reimagined Hamlet, our narrator is a “fly on the wall” as Trudy and Claude plan and execute the murder of her husband (and subsequently, Claude’s brother). Laced with deceit and infidelity, Ian McEwan weaves a plot that is entrancing and satisfying.

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Book Review: Behind Closed Doors (B.A Paris)

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Jack and Grace are the envy of their circle of friends. Jack, a successful lawyer, defends battered women and dotes on his wife. Grace is the epitome of a perfect wife; she’s put together, well versed and beautiful.   They live a perfect life within a perfect marriage….or do they?

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Book Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Iain Reid)

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So last night, I finished reading Iain Reid’s debut novel, I’m Thinking of Ending Things. Well, after completing this novel, I’m thinking that I shouldn’t have read this before I went to bed.

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Book Review: Baby Doll (Hollie Overton)

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“And I was all his. A girl who would never say no. I was the girl who would obey his every request. I was his perfect, obedient baby doll.”

Whoa.   That is the one word I have to describe this novel. Baby Doll by Hollie Overton is her debut novel and what a debut it is!

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Book Review: Soulmates (Jessica Grose)

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Dana, still partially reeling from her ex-husband’s (Ethan) infidelity, has been working on leaving her past behind. She hardly ever even thinks about Ethan…she sees his face on the front page of the New York Post. Ethan and his mistress were murdered. Dana takes it upon herself to play detective and tries to piece together the last few years of her estranged husband’s life. As she becomes more enlightened about Ethan, her perception begins to change and she finds her wrapped up situations she never expected…

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Book Review: Only Daughter (Anna Snoekstra)

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Rebecca Winter, a sixteen-year-old girl, disappears. Eleven years later, a woman in a shopping center is arrested for shoplifting. She claims to be Rebecca Winter to get out of trouble. Soon, the fake Rebecca is living Bec’s life and soon she realizes that things are not as they appear….

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The “Authors I am Obsessed With” Series: Jodi Picoult

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I am a Jodi Picoult addict.   I picked up one of her books years ago and became completely addicted.  I devoured all her published novels in the span of a month and then waited for her newest novel to be released.  She is one of my auto-buy authors.

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Book Review: The Girl On The Train (Paula Hawkins)

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I’m pretty positive that this will be the most delayed book review of all time.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is one of those novels that everyone and their distant cousin ended up reading. As a lover of the suspense/thriller genre, people are shocked when they find out I have not read this book.   I initially purchased it when it first was released and then never got around to reading it.   Obviously, with the movie release looming, I figured it was now or never.

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