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Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbø

Posted January 24, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbø

Jo Nesbø has been an author I’ve wanted to read for years. So when I got a deal on one of his books, Cockroaches, I couldn’t pass it up. However, when I went to read it I discovered it is the second book in Nesbø’s Harry Hole Detective series. The first novel, The Bat, introduces readers to Inspector Harry Hole of […]

Book Review: Webcam by Jack Kilborn

Posted January 13, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: Webcam by Jack Kilborn

Webcam by Jack Kilborn brings the return of Chicago Homicide Detective Tom Mankowski. Tom has appeared in a couple other books in the Konrath/Kilborn Collective, and has become one of my favorite characters. This time around, Tom is investigating the case of women being murdered by a webcam stalker. This book was a fast-paced techno thriller […]

Book Review: Torn (A Wicked Saga) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Posted December 24, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Torn (A Wicked Saga) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

“I was not alone in this. I was only a little torn, but not broken.” Back in 2015 I reviewed Wicked, and while I enjoyed it I thought it was a bit predictable. Torn has surpassed Wicked in every way. Not only are the characters better developed, but I became really invested in Ivy’s situation. Plus, her relationship with Ren was a […]

Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Posted December 7, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Last month my book club decided to read a thriller for November, and Pamela Samuels Young’s Anybody’s Daughter was picked to be the book of the month. I had never read anything by this author before, but was intrigued to learn she’s a lawyer in Los Angeles. Anybody’s Daughter is a tough story to read as it’s about sex trafficking […]

Book Review: City on Edge (An Eve Rossi Novel) by Stefanie Pintoff

Posted November 14, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: City on Edge (An Eve Rossi Novel) by Stefanie Pintoff

Stefanie Pintoff’s crime fighting heroine, Eve Rossi, is back for a new adventure in City on Edge. This time, Eve and her team must save the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, and rescue the police Commissioner’s daughter from a deranged madman. With the clock ticking, Eve must figure out who she can trust and uncover the Commissioner’s secret […]

Book Review: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

Book Review: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

I Almost Forgot About You is the latest novel by best-selling author Terry McMillan. The story takes place in Oakland, California, and centers around Ophthalmologist Dr. Georgia Young. Georgia is in her early 50’s when she decides she wants to make some major life changes. Despite being a successful doctor with a thriving practice, grown children, […]

Book Review: Survivors (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

Book Review: Survivors (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

After completing Thunder and Ashes, there was no way I couldn’t pick up Survivors right away. The third and final novel in Z. A. Recht’s The Morningstar Strain series finds the survivors trying to make their way towards Omaha. Dr. Anna Demilio is at work trying to create a vaccine, if not a cure, for Morningstar. Despite what former NSA Agent […]

Book Review: Thunder and Ashes (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

Book Review: Thunder and Ashes (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

In Thunder and Ashes, the second book in Z. A. Recht’s The Morningstar Strain, readers pick up with the survivors three months later. The Morningstar Strain has swept the globe, and the survivors find themselves divided, but trying to find their way towards each other in an effort to create a vaccine. As Dr. Demilio and her group flee […]