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The Guest List by Lisa Foley: The Book Review to Read

book-review-Richard-Cummings-The-Guest-List-Lisa-FoleyIn this review of The Guest List by Lisa Foley, I will tell you who I would recommend this book to and who I wouldn’t. Who knows … these recommendations might say more about you than they do about the book.

As I do in all my book reviews, let’s first delve into the reason I chose to read this book.

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Richard CummingsThe Guest List by Lisa Foley: The Book Review to Read

Thick as Thieves by Sandra Brown: A Richard Cummings Book Review

book-review-thick-as-thieves-sandra-brown-richard-cummingsAs I was reading Thick as Thieves by Sandra Brown, I couldn’t escape comparisons to the Netflix show Ozark, which I really enjoy. Did I enjoy the book Thick as Thieves equally? That’s what we’re here to find out.

I usually choose the books I read; they do not choose me. In this case, I abandoned that practice and paid a price.

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Richard CummingsThick as Thieves by Sandra Brown: A Richard Cummings Book Review
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Harlan Coben’s The Innocent: A Richard Cummings Book Review

the-innocent-richard-cummings-book-reviewI’ve never had a dalliance with Harlan Coben. In searching for a new book, many recommended this author. I chose his book called The Innocent because, as a new fan, that’s exactly what I was.

Now that my innocence has been taken, it’s time to tell you how the experience was and whether I shall return for more of Harlan Coben.

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Richard CummingsHarlan Coben’s The Innocent: A Richard Cummings Book Review
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A Book Review of The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

The Rose Code Book Review by Richard CummingsIn this book review of The Rose Code by Kate Quinn, I will give you questions that you need to answer to determine if this is the right book for you.

I have never taken this approach with my book reviews before but it sounds like a unique and effective way to determine if a book is meant for you to read.

Why might this approach be effective? Well, I can tell you that I really enjoyed The Rose Code by Kate Quinn, so much so that I intentionally read more slowly than usual just so I would not reach the ending too soon.

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Richard CummingsA Book Review of The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

The End of Her by Shari Lapena: A Book Review by Richard Cummings

the-end-of-her-book-review-by-richard-cummingsI haven’t been disappointed by a Shari Lapena book since fate brought us together. Would the trend continue or is The End Of Her going to be our first disappointment as a couple?

Our relationship began with The Couple Next Door, a sultry fictional treat filled with deception, betrayal, and surprising twists with every turn of the page.

It was like the beginning of every relationship when your partner can do no wrong and every moment with that person is a delight.

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Richard CummingsThe End of Her by Shari Lapena: A Book Review by Richard Cummings
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Then She Was Gone: A Book Review by Richard Cummings

then-she-was-gone-book-review-richard-cummingsThen She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell has one juicy plot twist and several interesting, often cringeworthy, characters. Does that make it worth a read? Let’s find out!

When I began Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell, the writing and the Englishness of it all resonated with me: have I read a Lisa Jewell book before?

Of course, I thought, I have even reviewed The Family Upstairs, one of her recent novels and one I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Richard CummingsThen She Was Gone: A Book Review by Richard Cummings
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Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan: A Richard Cummings Book Review

sex-and-vanity-book-review-richard-cummingsI’m easily manipulable – I chose to read the book Sex and Vanity simply for the salacious title AND because I heard the same author had also written the book Crazy Rich Asians, a movie [not book] that I enjoyed.

Why not? What the h*ll? Let’s go for it!

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan — the Amazon page for the book promises the following:

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Richard CummingsSex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan: A Richard Cummings Book Review
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The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica: A Book Review by Richard Cummings

the-other-mrs-review-richard-cummingsIn this review of The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica, I’ll tell you why this book may leave you feeling either deceived, scared, or intrigued. Or perhaps all three…

I chose to read The Other Mrs because it kept popping up in my Amazon recommendations list. You know the one. Where it says “Customers who read this book also read”. It looks like this:

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Richard CummingsThe Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica: A Book Review by Richard Cummings
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Book Review: The Wives by Tarryn Fisher

book-review-the-wives-tarryn-fisher-by-richard-cummings-In this book review of The Wives by Tarryn Fisher, I’ll tell you three things: Why you’ll like it, why it will annoy you, and why it may surprise you.

First, let me confess a disservice I’ve done to Tarryn Fisher, the author of The Wives. I typically do not read books of a similar genre consecutively. I find this unfair to the second undertaking. It’s as if you’ve just scratched an itch that you’ve had for a long time… the second scratch will will never feel as good as the first.

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Richard CummingsBook Review: The Wives by Tarryn Fisher