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6 Great eBook Phone Reads

  These days there are so many different ways to read, technology has provided tablets, eReaders and even phones that can let you read books. Plus, there’s always good old fashioned paper! Reading on your phone might not be your first choice, those screens are pretty tiny, but it’s nice to know that you can [...]

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Read Outside the Box: Thrillers & Mysteries

  This week is Read Outside the Box Week. Find out more about the project here. I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve picked up a thriller or a mystery. I’m much more likely to lean towards Canadian literature and fiction in general. It wasn’t until I signed up for the [...]

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Thriller Series You Can Jump Into at Any Point

  These great books all have things in common: they’re all part of series that have multiple books, recurring characters, they’re all thrillers, they’re all great and you can pick them up at any place in the series and still enjoy them. I know this, because I have read from all these series and I [...]

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Addictive Thrillers: You’ll Fly Right Through These Series

I love mystery series! There’s nothing better than finding a great writer who brings to life a fabulous character and then tells multiple stories about their cases or adventures. In that spirit, I thought I’d share with you a couple of my favourite addictive thriller and mystery series. These books are so great that if [...]

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9 Books to Break a Reading Drought

We’ve all done it. Read and read and read, book after book. You’re on an unstoppable reading roll and you can’t believe how you are checking books off your to-be-read list.  And then…it just stops. Maybe you get busy or maybe TV has become all too compelling. Either way you’ve lost steam and time passes [...]

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9 Surprising Author Cameos in Movies

If I wrote a book and that book later got adapted into a movie, you’d better believe I’d be hanging around the set as much as possible and trying to meet the actors. And, if one were offered, I wouldn’t say no to making a cameo appearance. These nine author cameos show that I’d be [...]

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7 Great, Gritty Thrillers

I love a good thriller. I am open to all types of thrillers: spy thrillers, psychological thrillers, historical thrillers. But sometimes what you want is the grittiest thriller you can find. So I’ve compiled this list of seven gritty thrillers, starting with the new, poised-to-be-a-blockbuster-success, The Andalucian Friend! Chapters-Indigo | Amazon The Andalucian Friend by [...]

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Literary Matchmaker

In honour of Valentine’s Day we decided to be cupid and pair up some our favourite single characters. We think we found their perfect matches, let us know what you think in the comments below! 1. Tortured Souls: Lisbeth from The Girl with Dragon Tattoo without doubt, has issues but so does Harry Hole, the [...]

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If You Watch, You’ll Love…

How do you find inspiration for your next read? What about taking the TV shows that you love to watch and seeing where that leads? We’ve done some of that work for you if you watch any of the shows below. Justified is an updated Western. US Marshall Raylan Givens isn’t afraid to shoot to kill [...]

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5 Thrillers Made Into Movies

These tense thrillers have all been made into movies. Which ones have you seen? And which source materials have you read?  Jack Reacher: One Shot by Lee Child Chapters-Indigo | Amazon Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. [...]

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