Book Reviews, Nonfiction

I’ll be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

Author: Michelle McNamara Published Date: February 27, 2018 by Harper Genre: True Crime Hardcover: 352 pages My Rating: 4 stars Not that many people were aware that in California in the 1970’s and 1980’s there was a man who committed 50 sexual assaults and at least 10 murders. The author and her publisher became fascinated… Read More I’ll be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

Book Reviews

The Education of a Coroner

Author: John Bateson Published: August 15, 2017 by Scribner Genre: Nonfiction; True Crime Hardcover: 368 pages Stars: 4 out of 5 To Purchase: The Education of a Coroner This book follows the nearly forty year career of Ken Holmes, first as a licensed embalmer at a funeral home, all the way through to his elected… Read More The Education of a Coroner

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The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

Author: Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich Published: May 16, 2017 by Flatiron Books Genre: Memoir; True Crime Hardcover: 326 pages Stars: 3 1/2 out of 5 This is an atmospheric story that starts in a small town in Louisiana in 1992. This is where the true story of 26 year old Ricky Langley, who has a history of… Read More The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

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Top 10 Nonfiction Books That Moved Me

Impossible to pick just ten? Yes, it kind of is! But thinking about what qualities make a great book for me, helped narrow my choices down to ten: I am taken to a place I’ve never been. I learn about a subject I previously had very little knowledge of. I am immersed in the story.… Read More Top 10 Nonfiction Books That Moved Me