2021: #74 – Riley Thorn and the Dead Guy Next Door (Lucy Score)

This book is like if Stephanie Plum were competent. And a psychic. It was so much fun! Score gives us a wild cast of characters ranging from a giant stinky dog to a gentle giant of a spirt guide to a vengeful granny. The mystery is almost an afterthought to seeing Riley figure out what she’s doing with her life and her psychic abilities and

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2021: #73 – Hidden Bodies (Caroline Kepnes)

This book could be subtitled “Joe goes to Hollywood”. After taking care of his Beck problem in the first book, Joe has found himself another girl. He’s deliriously happy — until she does him wrong and flees to Los Angeles. What else could your intrepid stalker/murderer do, but track her down and get his revenge? I highly recommend the audio version of this book, because

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2021: #72 – The Bride Test (Helen Hoang)

I didn’t like this as much as I liked The Kiss Quotient, but I still thought it was very enjoyable. I like the strong families that Hoang writes around her characters. The miscommunication parts of this story are quite frustrating, but also understandable due to Khai’s neurodiversity. The one thing that made me slightly uncomfortable was the treatment of Esme’s relationship with her daughter. It

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