Weekly Reader

Weekly Reader: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career as a forensic scientist. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it changed her life’s path. As she’s the most voracious reader we’ve ever met, we’ve asked Sarah to recommend a new book for Flavorpill readers to check out each Wednesday. Learn more about her latest pick — which puts a deadly spin on the reality TV craze  — after the jump, and leave us a review in the comments if you’ve already read it! … Read More

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Weekly Reader: After Etan, by Lisa R. Cohen

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career as a forensic scientist. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it changed her life’s path. As she’s the most voracious reader we’ve ever met, we’ve asked Sarah to recommend a new book for Flavorpill readers to check out each Wednesday. Learn more about her latest pick —  which explores the ’70s disappearance of Etan Patz — after the jump, and leave us a review in the comments if you’ve already read it! … Read More

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Weekly Reader: The Love Pirate and the Bandit’s Son, by Laura James

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career as a forensic scientist. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it changed her life’s path. As she’s the most voracious reader we’ve ever met, we’ve asked Sarah to recommend a new book for Flavorpill readers to check out each Wednesday. Learn more about her latest pick —  a thrilling-but-true American crime tale — after the jump, and leave us a review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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Weekly Reader: THE BOOK OF THE UNKNOWN, by Jonathon Keats

THE BOOK OF THE UNKNOWN, by Jonathon Keats
“The title is a bit of a misnomer: there are only twelve tales, not the full thirty-six recounting souls of all stripes and walks of life who, in their totality, have enough righteousness for an entire universe. And as with all collections, some stories work… Read More

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Weekly Reader: Alice Fantastic by Maggie Estep

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career in science, possibly of the forensic variety. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it literally changed her life’s path. We can respect that. We also respect her opinions on books across all genres, so much so that we’ve asked Weinman to recommend a new one for you to check out each Wednesday. (It’s amazing that she finds the time. The woman read 462 books last year.) Learn more about her latest pick — a funny look at family life — after the jump, and leave us your review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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Weekly Reader: COLD SKIN by Albert Sanchez Pinol

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career in science, possibly of the forensic variety. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it literally changed her life’s path. We can respect that. We also respect her opinions on books across all genres, so much so that we’ve asked Weinman to recommend a new one for you to check out each Wednesday. (It’s amazing that she finds the time. The woman read 462 books last year.) Learn more about her latest pick — the perfect book for your next trip — after the jump, and leave us your review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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Weekly Reader: THE MOONFLOWER VINE by Jetta Carleton

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career in science, possibly of the forensic variety. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it literally changed her life’s path. We can respect that. We also respect her opinions on books across all genres, so much so that we’ve asked Weinman to recommend a new one for you to check out each Wednesday. (It’s amazing that she finds the time. The woman read 462 books last year.) Learn more about her latest pick — which is allegedly one of the best books she’s read all year — after the jump, and leave us your review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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Weekly Reader: WONDERFUL WORLD by Javier Calvo

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career in science, possibly of the forensic variety. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it literally changed her life’s path.

We can respect that.

We also respect her opinions on books across all genres, so much so that we’ve asked Weinman to recommend a new one for you to check out each Wednesday. (It’s amazing that she finds the time. The woman read 462 books last year.)

Learn more about her latest pick — an English-language debut that might just leave you dizzy — after the jump, and leave us your review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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Weekly Reader: THE BOOK OF NIGHT WOMEN by Marlon James

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career in science, possibly of the forensic variety. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it literally changed her life’s path.

We can respect that.

We also respect her opinions on books across all genres, so much so that we’ve asked Weinman to recommend a new one for you to check out each Wednesday. (It’s amazing that she finds the time. The woman read 462 books last year.)

Learn more about her latest pick — a novel about a group of female slaves in Jamaica — after the jump, and leave us your review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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Weekly Reader: REVENGE OF THE SPELLMANS by Lisa Lutz

A few years ago Sarah Weinman thought she was going to have a career in science, possibly of the forensic variety. But then she launched the crime and mystery fiction blog Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind as a way of procrastinating on her master’s thesis, and it literally changed her life’s path.

We can respect that.

We also respect her opinions on books across all genres, so much so that we’ve asked Weinman to recommend a new one for you to check out each Wednesday. (It’s amazing that she finds the time. The woman read 462 books last year.)

Learn more about her latest pick — the third in a series about a family private investigators — after the jump, and leave us your review in the comments if you’ve already read it. … Read More

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