Hi mystery fans! It was another week where nothing is as it should be so entertainment news is naturally down, but I still found y’all some stuff along with a new show for British spy fans and a book totally worth prebuying that I absolutely loved.
From Book Riot and Around The Internet
Read or Dead: Nusrah and Katie talk about some of their favorite TV shows and give read-a-likes for them.
Slow Horses on Apple TV+: For fans of British spies, here’s a six-episode drama based on Mick Herron’s Slow Horses, which starts the Slough House series. It stars Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas and follows not only the MI5 James Bond style spies but rather the disgraced kind, filled with twists and set in London. Watch the trailer.
Recent Interests That May Also Interest You + My Reading Life
Reading: Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li / I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston
Streaming: Because This Is My First Life (Netflix)
Helping: Authors for Ukraine (some favorite mystery authors have items up for auction)
Upcoming: Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn is exactly what I wanted it to be! It was really funny–like laughing out loud funny–and smart, and also just tons of fun! A group of women are recruited in the ’70s by an organization that takes out dangerous and powerful people around the world and they’ve decided to create an all female team. We open with one of their operations, which will have you glued from the start. And then the book takes you to the present as the women are in their 60s and get a real wake-up call when they realize there won’t be more missions or a retirement since the organization is trying to kill them all. But they haven’t spent their adult lives trained to kill to just go down easy… Follow Billie, Mary Alice, Helen, and Natalie as we get to know them now, then, and their relationships while they go on missions and plan to outsmart the assassins out for them. Totally worth a prebuy and/or letting your library know they should definitely purchase. I’ll follow Deanna Raybourn and her wonderful humor anywhere.
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