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The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (a #RIPXII finish)

I didn't have high hopes for The Woman in Cabin 10 when I downloaded the loan from the library, but I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed this one more than the previous book by Ware that I read. However, it should be noted that I finished each of these Ware… Continue reading The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (a #RIPXII finish)

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Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates (a #RIPXII finish)

I checked out Carthage from the library because I wanted an audiobook that would qualify for the RIPXII challenge. I found this one hiding in the suspense category and was excited to pick up another Joyce Carol Oates novel because it's been a while! To be honest, I'm trying to decide how I feel about it. And… Continue reading Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates (a #RIPXII finish)

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Thornyhold by Mary Stewart, a #RIPXII finish!

Yes, dear readers, I've reread Thornyhold-- my favorite fall read is finished for the year. I actually want to read it again this year, but I'll hold back and wait for next year. Gilly Ramsey is a lonely child growing up in England. After the death of her parents as a young adult, she receives… Continue reading Thornyhold by Mary Stewart, a #RIPXII finish!

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Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge (#RIPXII)

Thanks to a recent foray on Twitter, I saw a post from Laila about the Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge (RIPXII). WHAT?! I clicked over immediately and got so excited. The idea is for readers to indulge in the fall season and read cozy (or frightful!) books in any of the following genres: mystery, suspense, thriller,… Continue reading Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge (#RIPXII)