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Book Review: The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Book Review: The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

“I ask myself how other people see me, and I hope they see me from way far away.” July’s book club selection was Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s Queen of the South. This novel has been adapted a couple of times for television. The first time as a telenovela, and the second as the American remake which airs on cable. […]

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

“It’s dope to be black until it’s hard to be black.” The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a powerful book centered around sixteen-year-old Starr Carter who witnesses one of her friends being gunned down by police. Starr, the only witness must decide if she’ll come forward and possibly endanger herself and family by exposing […]

Book Review: Winter Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Winter Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Winter Prey was one of my favorite novels in John Sandford’s Lucas Davenport series. Lucas is now living in his cabin in a small Wisconsin town when the local sheriff asks for his help. There is someone out there who has gruesomely killed a family, and the sheriff feels out of his league. He looks to Davenport for […]

Book Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Dr. Mike Bekker is back, and it’s up to Lucas Davenport to stop him once and for all. Silent Prey is the continuation of John Sandford’s Eyes of Prey. Davenport’s life has drastically changed following the events of the last two novels. Davenport and his longtime love are over for good, and Lucas is looking at a future where […]

Book Review: Eyes Of Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Eyes Of Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

After reading a somewhat disappointing Shadow Prey, I was a little hesitant to begin Eyes of Prey. I’m glad I was wrong! Eyes of Prey focuses on Lucas Davenport out to bring two killers to justice. Having seen Strangers on a Train one too many times, these killers believe they’ve constructed the perfect crime. However, it isn’t long before they realize that they’ve […]

Audio Review: Whiskey Sour (Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels Series) by J.A. Konrath

Posted May 11, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Audio Review: Whiskey Sour (Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels Series) by J.A. Konrath

“I was overworked, underpaid, and socially retarded. I discovered J. A. Konrath over Christmas break, and in devouring all of his thrillers I came across a mystery series. Whiskey Sour is the first book in Konrath’s Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels Mysteries. This book is a big departure from his techno-thrillers. Though Jack investigates heinous crimes, the novel is written with […]