Tag: crime

  • The Hunting Party

    The Hunting Party

    Lucy Foley is an author that checks out very well at my library and her books receive good reviews, but I’ve never had the chance to read one of her books, so I was excited when a book club I was leading chose “The Hunting Party” as their latest pick to discuss.  The premise to […]

  • Dear Child

    Dear Child

    Woo boy was this book a roller coaster.  My family and friends know that I scare easily which is one of the reasons I don’t like horror movies.  It’s also one of the reasons I sometimes have to stop reading a book when the sun sets and the shadows start to look like creepy things […]

  • Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead

    Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead

    I host a virtual book club for my library and while there is no specific theme to the club, we have somewhat settled on reading mysteries.  There are so many mystery subgenres that I have been trying to pick a different one each month to give us some variety.  This book was my pick for […]

  • The Silent Patient

    The Silent Patient

    The Silent Patient was THE mystery thriller of 2019, with numerous friends and library patrons telling me I had to read it.  I don’t know why it took me so long to pick this one up but I am glad I read it because I was hooked from the first page.  I would highly recommend […]

  • A Dog About Town

    A Dog About Town

    A prompt in one of the reading challenges I am working on this year was: “a book in which an animal or inanimate object is a point of view character.”  Having already read the great “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” I could not think of another book that would apply to this prompt. […]