Joelle's Bibliofile

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January
16
July 2020
05
read and rated
reviewed: Disappointing Execution of a Good Premise
The stories of two women are interwoven in Emily Liebert’s most recent domestic thriller Perfectly Famous. Ward DeFleur is a ...
Perfectly Famous - Emily Liebert
June 2020
12
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reviewed: Goldin Tells a Timely Tale
Megan Goldin received acclaim for her last novel Escape Room (2019) and is now releasing another mystery thriller: The Night ...
The Night Swim - Megan Goldin
June 2020
11
text: Ambitious Collection Falls Short
The editor’s note for Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession (Sarah Weinman, introduction by Pa...
Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit and Obession - Sarah Weinman
May 2020
12
read and rated
reviewed: Psychological Thriller with Interesting Subplot
“If it looks too good to be true, it probably is,” or “Caveat Emptor” might be some appropriate ways to describe the main the...
The Apartment - K.L. Slater
April 2020
25
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reviewed: Humorous Cautionary Tale
Nick Spalding’s wry humor sweetens a strong lesson in Logging Off, his most recent novel and thinly disguised cautionary tale...
Logging Off - Nick Spalding
April 2020
19
read and rated
reviewed: Good Introduction to ACT in Action
Be Mighty: A Woman’s Guide to Liberation from Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Using Mindfulness and Acceptance by Jill Stoddard pr...
Be Mighty: A Woman's Guide to Liberation from Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Using Mindfulness and Acceptance - Jill Stoddard,  PhD.
April 2020
08
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reviewed: Good Mystery, But May Act as Spolier
Catnip for the classic mystery fan, Peter Swanson’s sixth book Eight Perfect Murders pays homage to some treasured works from...
Eight Perfect Murders - Peter  Swanson
April 2020
01
read and rated
reviewed: Original but a Bit Obtuse
With a disturbing cover that is eerily compelling, Sin Eater by Megan Campisi cements that sense of unease with a story that ...
Sin Eater - Megan Campisi