Tag Archives: thrillers

Book Review: Black Chalk by Christopher J. Yates – plus, a global giveaway!

Title: Black Chalk Author: Christopher J. Yates Genre: Psychological thriller Publisher: Harvill Secker Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher for tour with TLC Book Tours Number of pages: 343 First line: He phones early. … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan; One Hundred Names by Cecilia Ahern; and The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh

Title: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares Author: Rachel Cohn and David Levithan Genre: YA contemporary fiction Publisher: Ember Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Number of pages: 260 First line: Imagine this: … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry; We Live in Water by Jess Walter; When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Title: The Templar Legacy Author: Steve Berry Genre: Thriller Publisher: Books on Tape Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Paul Michael Audiobook length: 15 hours and 44 minutes First line: Jacques de … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: What We Lost in the Dark by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Title: What We Lost in the Dark Author: Jacquelyn Mitchard Genre: YA thriller Publisher: Blackstone Audio Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher for Audiobook Jukebox‘s reviewer program Audiobook reader: Rebecca Gibel Audiobook length: 8 … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: After Her by Joyce Maynard and Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield

Title: After Her Author: Joyce Maynard Genre: Contemporary fiction, thriller Publisher: William Morrow Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 304 First line: A little over thirty years ago, on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cure by Douglas E. Richards

Title: The Cure Author: Douglas E. Richards Genre: Science fiction Publisher: Forge Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Number of pages: 318 First line: Erin Palmer shoved the tip of a huge slice of … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Ghost Writer by John Harwood

Title: The Ghost Writer Author: John Harwood Genre: Gothic thriller Publisher: Blackstone Audio Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook download from the publisher through Audiobook Jukebox‘s reviewer program Audiobook reader: Simon Vance Audiobook length: 10 hours and 27 … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Colours of Corruption by Jacqueline Jacques

Title: The Colours of Corruption Author: Jacqueline Jacques Genre: Historical fiction, thriller Publisher: Honno Press Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Number of pages: 312 First line: Archie touched his tongue to his lips. … Continue reading

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