Review: Southern mystery star S.A. Cosby blows up the odd-couple revenge thriller

"Razorblade Tears," S.A. Cosby's follow-up to the Times Book Prize-winning "Blacktop Wasteland," follows two men hunting the killers of their gay sons. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-07-06 13:00:10 UTC ]
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Seeing Stars: A Look Back at Select Starred Reviews in 2014

PW reviewers were impressed with these spirituality and religion books published in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Misha and the Wolves review – Holocaust hoax doc plays like thriller

This film about Misha Defonseca, author of a ‘memoir’ about escaping the Nazis and sheltering with wolves as a child, is propulsively watchable“Sometimes a story is so astonishing it’s unbelievable.” So said a Massachusetts radio presenter in the 90s, introducing Misha Defonseca, a local Jewish... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-02 06:00:18 UTC ]
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The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in August

Shari Lapena and Karin Slaughter are among the authors delivering satisfying suspense. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-27 16:02:23 UTC ]
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The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in June

Among our picks: ‘The Other Black Girl,’ by Zakiya Dalila Harris and ‘Hairpin Bridge’ by Taylor Adams Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight thrillers and mysteries to read this summer

‘Blacktop Wasteland’ author S.A. Cosby recommends books that will keep you on the edge of your lawn chair. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Five great new mysteries and thrillers to look forward to this spring

Find intrigue, suspense — and an escape! — in new books by Linwood Barclay, Nancy Tucker, M.L. Longworth and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-18 13:00:00 UTC ]
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MJ acquires 'irresistible' revenge thriller

Michael Joseph has acquired the revenge thriller A Kiss After Dying by Ashok Banker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 16:11:08 UTC ]
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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Five new thrillers and mysteries that are perfect for the beach — or the bunker

Among the picks: Karin Slaughter’s latest novel featuring Sara Linton and Will Trent. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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You’re not alone: Thrillers and mysteries that also feature characters stuck in isolation

“The Guest List” and “The Safe Place,” among other novels, are entertaining reminders that life in lockdown is a long way from paradise. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Escapist reads: New and upcoming mysteries and thrillers

Get caught up in the intrigue and exotic locales, courtesy of John Grisham, Sara Paretsky and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-02 18:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake’s Progress: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

After decades in the shadows, a literary detective returns to the scene of the crime. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Enemy Lines: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW speaks with authors of military, espionage, and political fiction about keeping the thrill alive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Border Disorder: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW spoke with authors whose forthcoming books cover the often uneasy ground where the U.S. and Mexico meet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Five new thrillers and mysteries to help escape reality — or see it in another light

An eerily portentous action thriller, a moody crime novel, a trip back in time, a P.I. on the brink and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-17 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch narrates Sam Blake's feminist thriller for Bolinda

Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch will narrate Irish author Sam Blake's feminist thriller, Keep Your Eyes on Me (Bolinda), billed as "Strangers on a Train” meets “Dial M For Murder”. The deal for world English language audio rights was agreed between Ellis Moore, senior rights and content... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:05:13 UTC ]
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The best thrillers and mysteries of 2019

Kate Atkinson, John Grisham and Andrea Camilleri, among others, deliver nail-biting must-reads. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:23:00 UTC ]
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The 50 Best One-Star Amazon Reviews of Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown’s classic children’s book Goodnight Moon was published on this day in 1947. It’s widely beloved, well-reviewed, and much parodied, and also hated intensely by a serious few. You know where this is going—I compile at least one of these one-star reviews pieces a month, but I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-03 08:50:11 UTC ]
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Review: Stars don't align for uneven ‘Berlin, I Love You’

Part of the same “Cities in Love” itinerary that previously included stops in Paris, New York and Rio, the wildly uneven anthology “Berlin, I Love You” exhibits telltale signs of jet lag. The format, like the others in the series, groups together intersecting stories directed by international... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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