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In the Woods, by Tana French

In the Woods, by Tana French 2007 In the Woods is a mystery/crime novel set in Ireland. It follows Rob and Cassie, detectives trying to solve the case of a murdered 12 year old girl that may have links to … Continue reading

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Under the Dome, by Stephen King

(A million trigger warnings for rape and violence) Well, I guess I’m not a Stephen King fan. My first foray into King’s cannon was through movies (Carrie, Christine) and the movie The Green Mile was what got me to read my first … Continue reading

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Thrillers!!!!

I think Kiss the Girls started a serial killer/thriller movie spree in our house lately.  First up: Prisoners, 2013 Hugh Jackman is a man possessed in Prisoners. When his daughter (and his neighbor’s daughter) go missing, the Wolverine claws come … Continue reading

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Michael Crichton book reviews

I’ve been on a Michael Crichton kick lately, and thought I’d group all my reviews together (except for Congo, which I read a couple of months ago.)  To continue with the man vs. nature theme: Sphere – a pretty fast paced, some times … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Lambs, 1991

Okay, the first real question is: How old does a movie have to be to be considered a classic? Because if you had asked me that before I watched The Silence of the Lambs, I would have said it had … Continue reading

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Short Term 12, 2013

A lovely film glimpsing the life of a young social worker at a foster-care facility for high risk teens.  We see these kids through the eyes of Grace, stunningly played by Brie Larson, while she see them through her own … Continue reading

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The Secret History, by Donna Tartt

So we all know that The Goldfinch has been on everyone’s must read list, but sometimes I like to read an author’s previous work before I try out their popular work.  So I decided to give The Secret History a … Continue reading

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