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Top 10 Best Crime and Mystery Books | Goodreads

There are so many amazing books out there, but where do you start, and how do you find the good from the bad in the sea of confusion? According to Goodreads in 2020, these were some of the best books in the Crime and Mystery Book section: 1. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by… Continue reading Top 10 Best Crime and Mystery Books | Goodreads

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Research… How Far Is Too Far??

Okay, so I've locked myself in a car boot, thrown a phone outside a moving car, and learnt to shoot a rifle, all in the name of research. So how far is too far? I would never get the experience of my characters, by killing someone, or doing something particularly dangerous.... I always try to… Continue reading Research… How Far Is Too Far??

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Now THAT’S Interesting… A Prison Escapes

Okay, so in my research for my new project, I stumbled upon this collection of FASCINATING (real life) Prison escapes in Australia!  A few of the things I've read and seen border on the impossible, ridiculous, or simply genius. It would take FAR too long to go through them all in one post. So, I'm… Continue reading Now THAT’S Interesting… A Prison Escapes

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If I Run by Terri Blackstock (Book Report)

Okay, we need to chat. I've read some pretty great, and some pretty horrible books in my quest to hear the best stories I can. It's book report time ya'll! So, I decided that I'll share my thoughts on how they hold up with one book a month. This month, I'm looking back at If… Continue reading If I Run by Terri Blackstock (Book Report)

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Hunger Games | Book Vs Movie

Kids fighting to the death to be the ultimate victor and live in luxury... Okay, it wasn't my first choice in reading material when The Hunger Games came out! I finally ended up READING Book 1 of The Hunger Games, and did a comparison of the movie, to the book. So, who won out, and… Continue reading Hunger Games | Book Vs Movie