Hi mystery fans! Here’s to a bookish weekend!
In a dingy office, the door bears the names of A. Kimrean and Z. Kimrean. Private Eyes. Behind the door there is only one desk, one androgynous PI. A.Z., as they are collectively known, are brother and sister. He’s pure misanthropic logic, she’s hedonistic creativity. The Kimreans have been locked in mortal battle since they were in utero…which is tricky because they, very literally, share one single body. This Body’s Not Big Enough for Both of Us is a brilliantly subversive and comic thriller celebrating noir detectives and action movies, that can only come from the mind of Edgar Cantero.
From Book Riot And Around the Internet
Goodreads asked Alice Bolin, author of Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession, and journalist-turned-crime novelist Laura Lippman to discuss a recurring theme in crime fiction: “a beautiful girl dies, and a man feels bad about it.” What we got was a rollicking conversation about women readers, the power of noir, and why there’s something sinister in romantic-comedy plots.
Last week I told you about how much I loved Courtney Summer’s upcoming novel Sadie (it’s so freaking smart and good) and here she is talking about the importance of victim’s voices. Plus, there’s a giveaway for a signed copy of her novel.
Giveaway: You can win 16 AWESOME books featured on the Recommended podcast! Y’all are so lucky!
Adaptations and News
How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions (McSting included!)
Villain by Shuichi Yoshida, Philip Gabriel (Narrator) is $4.99 (Japanese crime high on my TBR!)
A Bit Of My Week In Reading
Almost finished with the audiobook for A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo which is a slow burn psychological where everyone is pretty much unreliable, there’s toxic relationships (best friend love obsessions), and of course a murder.
I started Sister of Mine by Laurie Petrou which so far has a bunch of vague little blips where either something bad happened that these two sisters are hiding or something bad is about to happen with these two sisters–or both! Either way I’m invested.
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