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The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue serves up the perfect summer read, a literary gothic novel set at an all-girls Catholic boarding school in Ireland. A student and a teacher disappear. The unsolved mystery rivets the nation. Twenty-five years later, a reporter is determined to uncover the truth. What she finds are stories of jealousy and revenge, power and class. But at Temple House School, nothing is ever as it seems. Evocative and mysterious, this dark academia debut—an Irish bestseller—will keep you enthralled!
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
Katie and Nusrah talk about mysteries that work great on audio for Audiobook Appreciation Month on the latest Read or Dead.
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!)
14 Works Of Literature That Authors Really Regretted Publishing (Poirot and Holmes made the list.)
Watch Now (Almost)
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.
TWs can be found in review links.
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!
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