Review #11: The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larrson

Interestingly enough, I think this was my favorite of the “The Girl” series, even though it was the least action-packed. Warning, spoilers for the other novels may follow: We start the story shortly… Continue reading

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Finally! Finishing up the “The Girl” series! Feeling a bit sad that Stieg Larrson passed away and there won’t be anymore books. He is an incredibly detailed and creative writer.

Review #10 – No Shelter by Robert Swartwood

This is the third book by Robert Swartwood that I have read (see a review for Man of Wax here), and I am seeing that his style is quite distinctive. So far it… Continue reading

Review #9: Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making it Work by Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn, oh what a refreshing breath of air you are. This year I’ve read mostly action, horror, and murder mysteries or thrillers. Picking up Gunn’s Golden Rules was like the ideal palate… Continue reading

Review #8 – The Scavenger’s Daughter: A Tyler West Mystery by Mike McIntyre

I love mystery thrillers, especially ones where the villain is a serial killer. However, after finishing this book (and having my last three or so books be a similar genre), I need a… Continue reading

Review #7 – Man of Wax by Robert Swartwood

Ben Anderson is happily married with a four year-old daughter. He lives a simple but satisfying life, until he wakes up in a nightmare. Ben wakes up in a motel miles away from… Continue reading

Review #6 – Deception by Jonathan Kellerman

It’s been a couple of years since I read a Jonathan Kellerman novel, featuring his first-person protagonist Dr. Alex Delaware. I’ve always enjoyed these books: the mysteries are interesting and not overly involved,… Continue reading

Review #5 – The Girl who Played with Fire by Stieg Larrson

The second novel in the Lisbeth Salander trilogy, starts with an extended prologue of our protagonist on vacation in the Caribbean island of Grenada. It has been a year since the final events… Continue reading

Review # 4 – No Rest for the Dead by Various Authors

26 mystery writers, one mystery – how could this go wrong? Well, let’s just say¬† the expression “too many cooks spoil the broth” is more than apt here. Several authors I am very… Continue reading

Review #3 – Mockingjay (Book 3, The Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins

I love book series. Harry Potter is without a doubt my favorite book series and I’ve read it completely at least five times over. I am always excited to find a new series… Continue reading