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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

This is the second novel from the writer made famous by Gone Girl. It is another dark whodunnit thriller with lots of horrible murders. Having read her other two, I thought that I knew who the murderer was straight away … Continue reading

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Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

At 918 pages long the strongest feeling I have on finishing this book is relief. I think I quite liked it when I started it, I can’t really remember anymore. I read it for a book club, otherwise there is … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

This is the first novel from the writer of Gone Girl. This is a bit more of a traditional thriller/whodunnit kind of story. A journalist goes back to her home town where some nasty murders have happened. It seems that … Continue reading

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

I read this for a book group, otherwise I would not have picked it up. I was not particularly keen to read it, mainly because blockbuster novels are usually quite rubbish, what with the general public having such poor taste … Continue reading

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth

This is the last in the Divergent trilogy and well worth getting through book two to get to this one. I enjoyed Divergent, I rather like the young woman as political vigilante in a dystopian future genre for young adults … Continue reading

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Insurgent by Veronica Roth

This is the second in the young adult Divergent series. It is another fast-paced, exciting ride. Our hero Tris has got a little older now, much angrier and quite a bit ruder to other people (despite her upbringing to be … Continue reading

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The Silent Wife by ASA Harrison

I read this book because I saw a Tweet from I-cannot-for-the-life-of-me-remember-who saying that they could not put it down.  Thrillers are no my usual cup of tea, but I thought I would give it a try. It is the story … Continue reading

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