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The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver (1997)

Review by CJ

Page count:
432

ISBN:
9780670868711

 

Quadriplegic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme has decided to employ a death dealer to help him end his own life when New York City’s newest serial killer strikes. Now it is up to Rhyme to use his expertise and beat cop Amelia Sach’s street smarts to catch The Bone Collector before he can kill again.

The Bone Collector is the first novel in the Lincoln Rhyme series.

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Get Out (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jordan Peele

Starring:
Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones

Other notable appearances:
Lakeith Stanfield, LilRel Howery, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Stephen Root

Running time:
104 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Split, The Shining, Silence of the Lambs

 

When Chris (Kaluuya) goes to visit his girlfriend Rose’s (Williams) family, his main fear is them not being understanding of their interracial relationship. As the weekend progresses though, Chris finds himself worrying about far more than awkward conversation.

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Moon Called by Patricia Briggs (2006)

Page count:
288

ISBN:
9780441013814 

 

Mercedes Thompson’s day job is as a skilled mechanic and owner of her own garage. She also happens to be able to shift into a coyote and has a decent network of other supernatural beings. This network comes in handy when Mercy adopts a young, rogue werewolf and uncovers a plot to destroy the alpha of her local werewolf pack.

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Happy Death Day (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Christopher Landon

Starring:
Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard

Other notable appearances:
Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken, Rob Mello, Caleb Spillyards

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Groundhog Day, Urban Legend, Heathers, Scream

 

Tree Gelbman (Rothe) has had better birthdays. Not only does she wake up in a strange man’s dorm room and have an awkward encounter with him later in the day, but she is murdered by a masked killer. Until she wakes up the next day and has a new chance to start over. Tree must live through her birthday every time she awakes from death until she works out who is trying to murder her — or die trying.

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