50 Book Pledge Featured Read: Closed Casket

“Human beings, I have noticed, like to follow patterns, and I am no exception.” – Sophie Hannah, Closed Casket Hey Savvy Readers, Any Agatha Christie fans out there? Well, if you aren’t one yet, you will be once you pick up Closed Casket (seriously, I know from experience). As I’ve been told, Sophie Hannah brings […]

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50 Book Pledge Featured Read: The Sisters

At the end of May, Claire Douglas’s debut novel, The Sisters, was released. Right from the moment that I saw the tagline — “One lied. One died.”— I was hooked! Seriously, let’s take a moment to applaud whoever came up with that line. My immediate reaction was: And, let me tell you, it was a roller coaster ride to […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Read Sophie Hannah!

In case you missed it, Sophie Hannah’s latest crime novel, A Game for All the Family, has finally hit the shelves! If you haven’t read any of Hannah’s works yet, you have to! And to convince you, I’ve compiled my top 10 reasons on why you should read Sophie Hannah. (ANY of her books, though […]

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Recreating Hercule Poirot (and other inaccurate verbs): A Guest Post by Sophie Hannah

We’re happy to welcome Sophie Hannah, author of the upcoming Hercule Poirot novel, The Monogram Murders, to The Savvy Reader. Here, Sophie shares what it was like to ‘recreate’ Poirot. Since it was announced last September that I would be writing a new Hercule Poirot novel, I have read many accounts of what I intend […]

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