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Book review: Roller Skate Skinny by J.L. Michaels

Roller Skate Skinny cover

This review caused me a bit of consternation. There’re a certain amount of adult situations that are also plot points that could be described as “spoilers.” So, I struggled to figure out how to discuss an intense thriller without ruining the book for other readers. Granted, it’s been out for awhile now, but you might […]

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Book review: Cryptofauna by Patrick Canning

Jim is a custodian at a elder care/psychiatric facility. He lives on premises in a small room. And he plans to commit suicide in great detail. Before he does, however, one of the patients intervenes and takes Jim to the basement where a weird, giant tree exists with a monolith, which is a door to […]

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Review: Come Join the Murder by Holly Rae Garcia

In Come Join the Murder (ISBN 978-8-6072-9926-2), Holly Rae Garcia has written a tense and suspenseful thriller. It’s not a whodunit in the classic sense; we know who committed the crime. The question becomes if the killer will be caught. The question is also if the protagonist of the story will be okay by the […]

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Jan. 20, 2020: TAG!

Last week’s video was a book tag about the history of Matt Reviews Books. It was a fun exercise in reviewing the highs and lows of the last three years. You can watch it here. The purpose of the tag, as I undstand it, was to introduce the channel to viewers and give something of […]

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Jan. 13, 2020

It’s a new year! With a new year, I’m resolved to be more mindful of my goals and health. 2019 wasn’t a good year for me in terms of either item. I produced very little and my health was a rocky road. That being said, the road ahead looks smooth, even as I can recognize […]

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