Beth's Book Review

October 21, 2019

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)   Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us ...

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Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse   On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies ...

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Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker ( 2013)   The premise of Law and Disorder by John Douglas, long time FBI profiler and his long time writing partner, Mark Olshaker, is this, “Whenever theory supersedes evidence, and prejudice deposes rationalism, there can be no justice.” ...

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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity (Flatiron Books, 2018)   The title of Liane Moriarity’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, is quite clever as it is a double entendre. The nine people who gather at Tranquillum House have never met before; they are, in fact, perfect strangers to one ...

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