Unusual Suspects

Chidi Narrates Lamar Giles’ FAKE ID

Hi mystery fans! Time to warm up your clicking finger, get some Kindle books at ridiculous prices, and see what’s streaming.

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

Fake ID by Lamar Giles cover imageLamar Giles realizing that “Chidi” narrated his Fake ID novel is my favorite thing.

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I started a Goodreads List for exciting 2020 crime, mystery, and thriller releases.

Watch Now

Streaming on Netflix: Meryl Streep stars in The Laundromat, based on Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite by Jake Bernstein. You can check out the trailer here. It doesn’t have the best reviews but it’s Meryl Streep so I don’t care, I’m watching it!

Kindle Deals

Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson cover imageUndead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson is $2.99 if you want to find out what happens when a friend resurrects her friend for answers on her death and accidentally brings back the school mean girls too! (Review) (TW suicide discussions)

Lay Your Sleeping Head by Michael Nava is $3.99–it’s the revised The Little Death which starts the Henry Rios Mystery series!

If you like snowed-in-with-a-murderer reads An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena is $1.99! (Review) (TW rape/ suicide)

A Bit Of My Week In Reading

The Fragility of Bodies cover imageCurrently Reading: The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguin, we do not get enough Latinx crime translations so I’m really excited for this book, which follows an investigating journalist. (TW suicide on page). And as soon as my audiobook for Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz came in from (Think Audible but % of $ goes to your chosen indie bookstore) I pressed play. This memoir is my crime break for the week and the voice–both of author and narrator–are so amazing I want to spend the day with them. (TW attempted sexual assault)

What You Don't See cover imageAnd I’m SUPER excited that What You Don’t See, the third book in Tracy Clark’s Cass Raines Chicago PI series, will be out in 2020!

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. And here’s an Unusual Suspects Pinterest board.

Until next time, keep investigating! And in the meantime, come talk books with me on Twitter, Instagram, and Litsy–you can find me under Jamie Canavés.

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