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Suzanne replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
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I am often asked how I determine which books I am going to read and review. I get most of the catalogs from the major publishers and request review copies of books I have an interest in reading, and there are many of interest. I read several review sources on a regular basis.

I will read just about anything I can get my hands on, with the emphasis on fiction, forensics and true crime. I have a great deal of respect and a love for new authors, mostly because when I find an author I like, I tend to read everything they have ever written, which more or less forces me to find new authors.

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In Remembrance of Virginia Tech

Posted on April 19, 2007 at 9:17am

Anatomy of Fear by Jonathan Santlofer

A Novel of Visual Suspense

Anatomy of Fear

By Jonathan Santlofer…


Posted on April 15, 2007 at 4:00am

A New Forum for Authors and Readers

QBR (Quality Book Reviews) has just opened a new forum dedicated to and for authors as well as readers alike. I would like to invite everyone to drop by check it out and offer any suggestions to make this a better place for all. The new forum has a little of everything including a place where authors may drop in introduce yourselves, introduce your works, new releases, upcoming titles, and add links to your sites and blogs.…


Posted on April 13, 2007 at 8:12am

Pattern of Vengeance by C. Hyytinen

Pattern of Vengeance (Maria Sanchez Thriller)

Pattern of Vengeance

A Maria Sanchez Thriller

By C. Hyytinen

Echelon Press Publishing

9735 Country Meadows Lane 1-D

Laurel, MD 20723…


Posted on April 9, 2007 at 1:30am

Ladykiller by Lawrence Light and Meredith Anthony


By Lawrence Light and Meredith Anthony

ISBN: 1-933515-05-8 $23.95

Suspense/Thriller 240 pages…


Posted on April 6, 2007 at 1:30am

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At 11:31am on August 13, 2008, Beth Groundwater said…
Thanks for befriending me! I checked out your website and it looks like there's some great stuff there. If you're ever interested in doing an interview with me, let me know.
At 3:16am on January 1, 2008, Larry W. Chavis said…
Happy New Year, and all the best in 2008.
At 4:09am on May 7, 2007, norby said…
I've been thinking a lot about public health or pyschiatric nursing. I start school either in august or january, depending on which semester I get accepted into so I guess I'll have a better idea once I actually start classes and clinicals. My sister is a social worker who specializes in geriatrics-she prefers Alzheimers patients, advanced cases with behavioral problems. I just know I couldn't do what she does.
At 3:25am on May 7, 2007, Matthew Ogborn said…
Thanks for the chance to pop my head into your world. I'm looking for some feedback on my first novel and would be bowled over if you could take a look. Let me know if you have any time. If not, I understand. I barely remember to breathe some days in the hectic London world. Best, Matt
At 9:41pm on May 3, 2007, QualityBookReviews said…
Well after 10 months of semi-retirement to take care of my new grandson, it is back off to no retirement and back to work full time. Wow, that was the quickest 10 months of my life. Well I am off to work, hope everyone has a great day!
At 2:37pm on May 3, 2007, QualityBookReviews said…
Glad to see everyone, I hope you all continue to have a great week and even a greater weekend coming up!
At 3:19am on May 2, 2007, Brian Kavanagh said…
Just saying 'hello'. Good to hear from you,
At 12:24am on May 2, 2007, Bill Kirton said…
Thanks for the invitation. Amazing how I read about this site a few days ago, eventually got round to signing up, and suddenly have lots of new friends (and even less time to write because I'm reading their blogs and chats). I'm obviously an avid collector of displacement activities.
At 8:48am on April 17, 2007, QualityBookReviews said…
Jefferson Bass (Dr. Bill Bass & Jon Jefferson) have a new book coming out in September called "Beyond The Body Farm" A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, And The Revolution In Forensic Science. I cannot wait.
In the picture is from left to right Jon Jefferson, myself, and Dr. Bill Bass
At 5:43am on April 17, 2007, Delphine Cingal said…
I did not know Dr Bill Bass published detective fiction. Thanks for the information and the invitation.

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