Category Archives: Crown Books

Review: The Accident by Chris Pavone

Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Crown (March 11, 2014) ISBN-10: 0385348452 Source: Publisher Isabel Reed is a literary agent who still relishes in reading hardcopy manuscripts,   refusing to embrace the digital age. One day, a strange manuscript lands on her desk. The author, anonymous, writes an authorized biography of Chris Wolfe, a media mogul. What is revealed in this […]

Frightful Friday: Save Yourself by Kelly Braffet

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week.  The featured title this week is Save Yourself by Kelly Braffet: Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Crown (August 6, 2013) ISBN-10: 0385347340 Source: Publisher Patrick and Mike Cusimano’s father is serving time in jail for […]

Review: The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth Silver

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Crown (June 11, 2013) ISBN-10: 038534743X Source: Publisher Ten years ago, accused of first-degree murder, Noa P. Singleton not once spoke up in her own defense. Now, just six months away from her execution date, Noa is visited by Marlene Dixon, a powerful Philadelphia lawyer and the mother of the young […]

Frightful Friday: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured book is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn: Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: Crown (June 5, 2012) ISBN-10: 030758836X Source: Publisher Nick & Amy Dunne are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary. The couple […]

Review: Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray

Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Crown (May 22, 2012) ISBN-10: 0307395057 Source: Publisher Clover is a mom in her early fifties. Due to her husband’s busy schedule as a pediatrician, she gave up her passion as a journalist to attend to her children’s very busy social schedules. Her routine consists of making lunches, transporting her children […]

Review: In My Father’s Country by Saima Wahab

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Crown (April 24, 2012) ISBN-10: 0307884945 Source: Publisher Saima Wahab was just three years old when her father was arrested by the KGB at their home in Kabul, Afghanistan.  This was the last time she would ever see him, this action just the start of Saima’s painful early memories. Caught in […]

Frightful Friday: Nocturnal by Scott Sigler

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s Frightful Friday featured book is Nocturnal by Scott Sigler: Hardcover: 576 pages Publisher: Crown; 1St Edition edition (April 3, 2012) ISBN-10: 0307406342 Source: Publisher Inspector Bryan Clauser of the San Francisco Police […]

Review: The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy

Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Crown (January 24, 2012) ISBN-10: 0307460185 Source: Publisher (via Netgalley) Germany, 1945: Elsie Schmidt is relatively secluded from the dangers of the world, thanks to a high-ranking Nazi officer who wishes to marry her. On Christmas Eve the facade begins to fade, two separate incidents cracking the shell that has surrounded her for so […]

Frightful Friday: The Innocent by Taylor Stevens

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! This week’s featured book is The Innocent by Taylor Stevens: Hardcover:352 pages Publisher:Crown (December 27, 2011) ISBN-10: 0307717127 Source: Publisher In the follow up to The Informationist , […]

Mx3: Review: The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian

Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Crown (October 4, 2011) ISBN-10: 0307394999 Chip & Emily Lipton are desperately attempting to rebuild their lives with their ten-year-old twin daughters after the tragic accident that brought Chip’s career as a pilot to an end. Months earlier, Chip had to make an emergency landing of a small regional jet when birds engulfed by […]