Category Archives: Thriller

39. Sister of Mine (Laurie Petrou)

Thank you to Harper Collins for sharing a review copy of Sister of Mine for an honest review.   Sister of Mine is a book that should be read in one sitting.  It is a page turner and it is … Continue reading

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Laurie Petrou: Grimsby Author Series

Sadly, the 2017-18 season of the wonderful Grimsby Author Series ended on Monday.  This is my third year participating and each evening is meticulously organized and a night to look forward to.  What could be better than an sold out … Continue reading

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Karin Slaughter & Alafair Burke @ Burlington Public Library

On Thursday, the Burlington Public Library brought together Karin Slaughter and Alafair Burke in a terrific event moderated by Melodie Campbell.  This dynamic duo travelled from their homes in Georgia (Karin) and Manhattan (Alafair), all the way to Burlington, Ontario … Continue reading

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19. The Beloveds (Maureen Lindley)

Thanks to Simon&Shuster for sharing this Advanced Reader Copy  (ARC) through a Goodreads Giveaway.  The Beloveds was another palate-cleansing, quick read before I get back to focusing on the Canada Reads short-list. Set in England, it tells the story of … Continue reading

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16. The Woman in the Window (A.J. Finn)

After meeting A.J. Finn at a Harper Collins event a couple of weeks ago, I held off reading The Woman in the Window as I wanted the story to be “fresh” in my mind for book club.  This novel is a psychologic … Continue reading

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A.J. Finn: Harper Collins Event

It was worth a mid-week trip to Toronto to meet A.J. Finn at the Harper Collins office (and special thanks to Sarah who drove since I could not manage public transit on crutches)!  The Woman in the Window hit the … Continue reading

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8. The Line Painter (Claire Cameron)

Prior to meeting Claire Cameron at the Grimsby Author Series, I prepared by reading all 3 of her novels including The Line Painter, The Bear and The Last Neanderthal.  All 3 of these novels are very unique in their both … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads

As we approach Halloween, let’s get for the ghosts and goblins by reading some spooky, suspenseful novels.  Horrors and thrillers are generally not my the books that I choose  but here are a few suggestions that I have read over the … Continue reading

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89. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Iain Reid)

“I’m thinking of ending things. Once this thought arrives, it stays.  It sticks.  It lingers.  It dominates.  There’s not much I can do about it.  Trust me.  It doesn’t go away.  It’s there whether I like it or not.  It’s … Continue reading

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79. Then Couple Next Door (Shari Lapena)

The Couple Next Door is the best thriller that I have read in a long time!  It is a parent’s worst nightmare packed with suspense and twists and turns that keep the reader turning the pages long into the night. It is … Continue reading

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