Kristin Downer

Super Mom and Awesomely Nerdy Lady who can’t stand to sit still. I ran a successful online radio show that brought fans up close and personal with their favorite music, television and movie stars. Now, with my hilariously nerdy partners in crime, I have turned to my first love, BOOKS! A lover of books from a young age, I now always have a book on me no matter where I go. Books are my therapy. Twitter: @Kristin_Downer

BOOK REVIEW: The Necklace by Matt Witten

Title: The NecklaceAuthor: Matt WittenPublication: September 7, 2021Publisher: Oceanview PublishingGenre: ThrillerPages: 259 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The clock ticks down in a heart-pounding crusade for justice. Susan Lentigo’s daughter was murdered twenty years ago—and now, at long last, this small-town waitress sets out on a road trip all the way from …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Auschwitz Photographer by Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis

Title: The Auschwitz PhotographerAuthor: Luca Crippa and Maurizio OnnisPublication: September 7, 2021Publisher: SourcebooksGenre: Memoirs, WWIIPages: 372 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) The Nazis asked him to swear allegiance to Hitler, betraying his country, his friends, and everything he believed in.He refused. Poland, 1939. Professional photographer Wilhelm Brasse is deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and …

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BOOK REVIEW: Where I Left Her by Amber Garza

Title: Where I Left HerAuthor: Amber GarzaPublication: August 24, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: ThrillerPages: 248 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Whitney had some misgivings when she dropped her increasingly moody teenage daughter, Amelia, off at Lauren’s house. She’d never met the parents, and usually she’d go in, but Amelia clearly wasn’t going to let …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Title: The Woman In Cabin 10Author: Ruth WarePublication: July 19, 2016Publisher: Gallery/Scout PressGenre: Mystery, ThrillerPages: 305 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Night We Burned by S.F. Kosa

Title: The Night We BurnedAuthor: S.F. KosaPublication: August 10, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: ThrillerPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A new psychological thriller from suspense powerhouse S.F. Kosa featuring a decades-old secret, a mysterious cult fire, and a woman looking to outrun the ashes of her past…until they come roaring back once …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girl in the Headlines by Hannah Jayne

Title: The Girl in the HeadlinesAuthor: Hannah JaynePublication: July 6, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Andrea McNulty goes to sleep on her eighteenth birthday with a near-perfect life: she’s a high school field hockey star, a doted-upon big sister, the beloved daughter of two happy …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel

Title: The Forest of Vanishing StarsAuthor: Kristin HarmelPublication: July 6, 2021Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary …

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