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New Season, New Series For Shetland Creator Ann Cleeves, The Long Call (Two Rivers #1), Releases 9/3 Via St. Martin’s Press

Ann Cleeves, creator of the series and TV Show Shetland, is starting the Fall with a new series, Two Rivers. The first installment in the series is The Long Call. This is my first read by Ann Cleeves so I can't compare it to anything else. However, I have read multiple novels by British authors …

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His Hideous Heart Editor, Dahlia Adler Discusses Reimagining Of Classic Literature With Marginalized Narrators, Conquering Her Fears As An Editor And Future Projects In A Blog Tour Interview -Releases 9/10 via Flatiron Books

Dahlia Adler is already an accomplished author with five novels of her own and contributions to three anthologies. Stepping out for the first time as editor to the soon to be published anthology, His Hideous Heart: 13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined , Adler is taking on Edgar Allan Poe with twelve (the …

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GiveAways, Author Interviews, Terrorizing Pool Goers, Demons, Assassins and The Walking Dead at Comic Con OH MY! This Week At Novel Lives

Since we didn't have any up front fun last week I realized I never put up anything from Comic Con! So how about we have a little fun? And yeah-- this is the official trailer put up from Comic Con by AMC so I'm not breaking any laws-- everyone breathe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jsF4AZOYuk One more piece of …

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Fact: Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware Is Exactly Not What You Think It Is. Bless Be The Summer Reads.

Facts are everything to Rowan, main character in Ruth Ware’s latest novel, Turn of the Key. In honor of her, let me state these facts very clearly, up front: Thank You to Scout Press/Simon and Schuster, NetGalley and Edelweiss for an ARC in exchange for a fair review.   Fact: I read this book in …

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Hockey And Reading Collide, Moral and Personal Conflicts, Thieving Bastards, Enigmatic Books And Asian Culture This Week In Novel Lives

Instead of the normal upfront funsie- I just want to remind everyone that tomorrow, in conjunction with author Julie Eshbaugh I am launching the Pre-Order Campaign and a giveaway for Crown of Oblivion which for now you can see here: Summer Fling  (and in the below WOW/CWW post)!  Until then tomorrow kicks off the first full …

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A World Set Loose From England, Rotherweird By Andrew Caldecott Is A Distinctive Mystery With A Haunting Past

Rotherweird is, hands down, the most enigmatic books I have ever read. Set in two different timelines, Andrew Caldecott (Interview), sets-up life in the present day town of Rotherweird and the origins of the town back in the 1500s. Structurally, this provides readers with more information than many current day citizens because they refuse to …

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Silvera’s Fantasy, Must Read Thrillers, Margaret Owen’s Interview, Non-Tropey Female Heroines And About That Heatwave… This Week In Novel Lives

The last full week of July is behind us (Well damn) and here come the last three days of this month. But with Europe in the worst heatwave... ever. And the midwest having just gone through one, how about comic relief? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NeLehRPT3w I have a Summer Fling  announcement coming on Wednesday! Here's a hint: It has to …

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