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Hello mystery fans! Time for roundups, podcasts, and news, plus something new to watch.
From Book Riot and Around the Internet
Nusrah and Katie talk about read-a-likes for some favorite and popular authors and recommend contemporary works similar to them to make your holiday shopping easier on the latest Read or Dead!
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Inspector Koo on Netflix: I haven’t found anything about this being an adaptation but I have read that it’s heavily influenced by Killing Eve and the cat and mouse thriller aspect. Each episode is a little over an hour and so far eight have released (as of me writing this). We follow an insurance investigator who was once a cop and is now trying to catch an active serial killer… Watch the trailer.
Recent Interests That May Also Interest You + My Reading Life
Reading: My Annihilation by Fuminori Nakamura, Sam Bett (Translator)/ Three Keys (Front Desk) by Kelly Yang / Payback’s A Witch by Lana Harper
Streaming: The Sex Lives of College Girls and Sort Of are two recent HBO Max shows I’m very much enjoying.
Laughing: Note to self
Helping: “But food banks often make most of their money before Thanksgiving, causing deficits for the months ahead. Consider making a donation to your local food pantry to help. Use this platform to find a pantry closest to you.” (source: ARD newsletter)
Upcoming: Filmmaker Nick Brooks sold his first novel Promise Boys, “in which three boys at a Washington, D.C., charter school investigate the murder of their principal, and learn hard truths about their education and community.”
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