Sweet Lamb of Heaven

Who is the Sweet Lamb of Heaven? That’s open to interpretation in Lydia Millet’s new page-turner. When Anna begins hearing voices after her daughter is […]

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Bird Box

Bird Box kinda snuck up on me. I heard about it when the Goodreads horror reading group voted to make it book of the month. […]

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Dreaming of Dexter

Dexter, America’s favorite serial killer, has become something of a national sensation — first with a series of solidly written novels and then with his […]

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To Live and Die in Philadelphia

Here at the Heights Library system, we’re nearly all fans of local author Richard Montanari — even those of us too timid to read his thrillers enjoy talking to him. And those of us who do read the Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano? We can’t get enough blood, guts and severely twisted killers.

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The Devil You Know

Pepper is a rather down-on-his-luck everyman who can be a little impulsive .  His idea of helping out a woman he’s sweet on is to […]

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Endearing Psychopaths

Paul, the narrator of The Dinner anticipates an aggravatingly pretentious evening in the company of his famous brother and their wives.  Serge has chosen an […]

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Psychopath or Sociopath?

Psychopath or Sociopath? I tend to get these two terms confused. But, in Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel, Gone Girl, it’s apparent that one of the […]

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