Kristin Downer

Super Mom and Awesomely Nerdy Lady who can’t stand to sit still. Delving into the online world I ran a successful online radio channel and blog that brought fans up close and personal with their favourite music, television and movie stars. Now, with my hilariously nerdy partners in crime, we are hiding our nerdyness no more! Twitter: @Kristin_Downer

BOOK REVIEW: The Shadow Man by Helen Fields

Title: The Shadow ManAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: February 4, 2021Publisher: Avon BooksGenre: Mystery ThrillerPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) He collects his victims. But he doesn’t keep them safe.Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don’t know where they are, and they don’t know why they’re there. They only …

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BOOK REVIEW: Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton

Title: Revenge of the SlutsAuthor: Natalie WaltonPublication: February 2, 2021Publisher: Wattpad BooksGenre: YA FictionPages: 328 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Double standards are about to get singled out. In this stunning debut, author Natalie Walton tackles privacy and relationships in the digital age. As a lead reporter for The Warrior Weekly, Eden …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Title: The Guest ListAuthor: Lucy FoleyPublication: June 2, 2020Publisher: William MorrowGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPages: 319 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two …

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Kristin’s Top 5 Books of 2020

Picking out my favorite books of the year is always a really hard task for me. There are so many good ones and I want to talk about them all. Unfortunately I have to narrow it down. These books really stood out to me for different reasons and I wanted …

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BOOK REVIEW: Aftershock by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

Title: AftershockAuthor: Judy Melinek; T.J. MitchellPublication: January 19, 2020Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Medical FictionPages: 255 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) There’s a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. So it’s her job to figure …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner

Title: Before She DisappearedAuthor: Lisa GardnerPublication: January 19, 2021Publisher: DuttonGenre: Thriller, MysteryPages: 395 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will–searching for missing people the world has stopped looking …

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BOOK REVIEW: What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini

Title: What She Found in the WoodsAuthor: Josephine AngeliniPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 385 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Running from a scandal at her New York private school, Magdalena heads to her family home to recover under the radar.Over-medicated and under-confident, she’s fearful she’ll never …

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BOOK REVIEW: Admission by Julie Buxbaum

Title: AdmissionAuthor: Julie BuxbaumPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Delacorte PressGenre: Teens & YA FictionPages: 354 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From the New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things comes an of-the-moment novel that peeks inside the private lives of the hypercompetitive and the hyperprivileged and takes on the college …

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