Week of 03 Sep 2017
Seeing Red

No Critic Review

Seeing Red

by Sandra Brown

I Know a Secret: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel

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I Know a Secret

by Tess Gerritsen

The Whistler
Yes, it’s formula. Yes, it’s not as gritty an exercise in swamp mayhem as Hiaasen, Buchanan, or Crews might turn in. But, like eating a junk burger, even though you probably shouldn’t, it’s plenty satisfying.
Kirkus


The Whistler

by John Grisham

The Woman in Cabin 10
Despite this successful formula, and a whole lot of slowly unraveling tension, the end is somehow unsatisfying. And the newspaper and social media inserts add little depth.
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The Woman in Cabin 10

by Ruth Ware

Before We Were Yours: A Novel
Wingate sheds light on a shameful true story of child exploitation but is less successful in engaging readers in her fictional characters' lives.
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Before We Were Yours

by Lisa Wingate

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth)

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The Stone Sky

by N. K. Jemisin

Ready Player One
...sweet, self-deprecating Wade, whose universe is an odd mix of the real past and the virtual present, is the perfect lovable/unlikely hero.
Publishers Weekly


Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

THE HANDMAID'S TALE
Atwood, to her credit, creates a chillingly specific, imaginable night-mare. The book is short on characterization--this is Atwood, never a warm writer, at her steeliest--and long on cynicism--it's got none of the human credibility of a work such as Walker Percy's Love In The Ruins. But the scariness is visceral...
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THE HANDMAID'S TALE

by Margaret Atwood

The Store

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The Store

by James Patterson

The Late Show
More perhaps than any of Connelly’s much-honored other titles, this one reveals why his procedurals are the most soulful in the business: because he finds the soul in the smallest details, faithfully executed.
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The Late Show

by Michael Connelly

Camino Island: A Novel
How all these little threads join up is a pleasure for Grisham fans to behold: there’s nothing particularly surprising about it, but he’s a skillful spinner of mayhem and payback.
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Camino Island

by John Grisham

Exposed: A Rosato & DiNunzio Novel

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Exposed

by Lisa Scottoline

milk and honey
This book is perfect for getting you through any breakup. Some poems hit you with the power of two lines, while others need two pages to sink in.
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milk and honey

by rupi kaur

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel
...a narrative that is sometimes sentimental, sometimes funny, sometimes true to life and always entertaining. A likable literary love story about selling books and finding love.
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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

by Gabrielle Zevin

A Game Of Thrones
A vast, rich saga, with splendid characters and an intricate plot flawlessly articulated against a backdrop of real depth and texture.
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A Game Of Thrones

by George R. R. Martin