Unusual Suspects

DEFENDING JACOB Is First Apple TV+ Show To Get A DVD And Blu Ray Release

Hi mystery fans! It’s been a strangely quiet week again in the world of entertainment news but I still found you great things to listen to, read, and watch. Plus, great ebook deals for different reading moods.

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

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Tirzah recommends two great backlist summer thrillers on All The Backlist!

Katie and Nusrah talk about mysteries that work great on audio for Audiobook Appreciation Month on the latest Read or Dead.

4 Great Mystery and Thriller Books That Blend Genres

Humorous Murder Mysteries Like KNIVES OUT (More so than a direct comp for the film, this is a good list if you’re looking for great cozy mysteries full of humor and hijinks.)

Get a Look at the Comic Book World of Alex Segura’s Neo-Noir Secret Identity (Super excited for this one!)

Good news if you don’t have Apple TV+ and have been wanting to watch the adaptation of Defending Jacob, starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery: Defending Jacob is first Apple TV+ show to get a DVD and Blu Ray release. (Now do Home and Ted Lasso!)

Aya de Leon—author of A Spy in the Struggle—is interviewed by Robert Justice.

‘Bosch’ Author Michael Connelly Reveals the Book the Spin-off Is Based On

14 Works Of Literature That Authors Really Regretted Publishing (Poirot and Holmes made the list.)

Actor Allison Mack Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For NXIVM Case

Don Winslow has a book club and he has a video for his July picks.

Giveaway: Win a $250 Gift Card to Barnes & Noble! – July 2021

Watch Now (Almost)

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Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes on HBO and HBO Max premiering on July 12th: This six-part, half-hour docuseries expands on the true crime book (Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators) and the podcast (The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow) with never-before-seen footage. This is Ronan Farrow’s story about how when he started looking into Harvey Weinstein’s predatory behavior and spoke to women who’d been attacked, he didn’t get the support a journalist would normally. He instead was asked to stop working on the story. It shows how no one operates alone and how systems and our culture not only enable but protect this kind of behavior.

Kindle Deals

TWs can be found in review links.

The Silence of Bones by June Hur

If you’re a fan of historical mysteries and want a time period most likely knew to you, you can travel to 1800, Joseon (Korea) for $2.99! (Review)

The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club #1) by Richard Osman

If you’re looking for community, murder-mystery, and an elderly group of amateur sleuths, start this series now for $2.99 in anticipation of the sequel, The Man Who Died Twice, releasing in fall. (Review)

August Snow (August Snow #1) by Stephen Mack Jones

If you’re a fan of PIs, action films, and communities playing a big part in stories, start this series for $2.99!

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. See upcoming 2021 releases. Check out this Unusual Suspects Pinterest board and get Tailored Book Recommendations!

Until next time, keep investigating! In the meantime, come talk books with me on Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, and Litsy–you can find me under Jamie Canavés.

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