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Book Review: Obscura by Joe Hart

Posted by Anissa Annalise on

Obscura by Joe Hart
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Publishing Date: May 2018

I wanted to read this because I'm a sucker for space station stories and I wasn't disappointed. The pace was well done and the multiple mysteries are laid out very well. As if missions to Mars aren't fraught enough, we have Dr. Gillian Ryan, a lead neural researcher along for the trip. She specializes in...

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Book Review: Places in the Darkness by Chris Brookmyre

Posted by Anissa Annalise on

Places in the Darkness by Christopher Brookmyre
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Orbit

Happy 2018! I'm back from my book review hiatus & for my first review of the year, I've begun with a science fiction mystery. I kicked off last year with science fiction so I mean to continue as I began. So, to the awesome read that is Places in the Darknessby Chris Brookmyre. Where to begin with this one and...

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Book Review: Recovery Man (Retrieval Artist #6) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Recovery Man by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Roc

Summary:   On Jupiter’s moon Callisto, a mysterious Recovery Man kidnaps Rhonda Shindo after he terrorizes and then abandons her brilliant thirteen-year-old daughter, Talia. While authorities on Callisto search for Rhonda, her employers at the Aleyd Corporation try to gain custody of Talia. Somehow, Callisto authorities...

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Book Review: Ladle to the Grave (Soup Lover's Mystery #4) by Connie Archer

Posted by Anissa Annalise on

Ladle to the Grave by Connie Archer
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publisher: Berkley

Summary:  By the Spoonful is Snowflake, Vermont’s most popular soup shop, but owner Lucky Jamieson doesn’t have any time to enjoy her success—she’s too busy trying to keep a lid on false accusations against her loved ones… 

It’s almost May, and some of the local ladies have organized a pagan celebration in the woods to...

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Book Review: Still Life by Louise Penny (Inspector Armand Gamache #1)

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Still Life by Louise Penny
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Minotaur Books

Summary:   Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montréal and yet a world away. Jane Neal, a long-time resident of Three Pines, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic...

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