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At my blog ScienceThrillers.com, I only review thrillers with scientific or medical themes. Do you also have a niche or genre-specific book blog? I had the idea that several of us could work together…Continue

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The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
About Me:
My book review website specializes in thrillers (both fiction and nonfiction) with scientific or medical themes. I blog about these kinds of books, with trivia quizzes, author interviews, mythbusting the science of thriller plots, with a bit of science news and science education thrown in. Follow me on Twitter as DrAmyR
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The Genesis Key by James Barney debut science thriller

From ScienceThrillers.com:

I picked up this book at ThrillerFest's Debut Author event last week and read the whole thing on the flight home to California.



(out of 5 stars)



Year published: 2011

Category: science thriller; religious/political thriller

Tech rating (out of 5):



SUMMARY (from…

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Posted on July 11, 2011 at 3:56pm

Science fiction vs science thriller: what's the difference?

In the past year I've posted over 50 reviews of books I deem to be "science thrillers." I have declined to review some because I felt they were "science fiction."



So what's the difference?



To paraphrase a worn-out but still-apt quote from a Supreme Court Justice, the difference between science thrillers and science fiction/SF/SciFi is like pornography: hard to define, but (usually) I know it when I see… Continue

Posted on June 11, 2011 at 11:34am — 2 Comments

YA LabLit book review: Deadly by Julie Chibbaro

(out of 5 stars)



Year published: 2011

Category: Young adult (YA) LabLit

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SUMMARY (from book):

In the early 1900’s, sixteen-year-old Prudence Galewski leaves school to take a job assisting the head epidemiologist at New York’s Department of Health and Sanitation, investigating the intriguing case of “Typhoid Mary,” a seemingly… Continue

Posted on June 6, 2011 at 9:07pm

Book review: Rogue Wave by Boyd Morrison TSUNAMI THRILLER IN HAWAII

Year published: 2010

Category: science thriller; disaster thriller

SUMMARY (from author’s website):

Honolulu, Hawaii. Tourist Paradise. Hell on Earth.



Over the remote central Pacific, an airliner halfway through its Memorial Day flight from Los Angeles to Sydney is suddenly rocked by a massive explosion. Despite the pilot's valiant efforts, the blast sends it plummeting into the ocean, leaving no witnesses to the… Continue

Posted on May 9, 2011 at 12:55pm

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At 8:14pm on February 2, 2011, Kate Evangelista said…
Hi Amy,

Welcome to Book Blogs! When you have the time, please come and visit me at: http://kateevangelistarandr.blogspot.com/

Hope to see you there,
Kate
At 7:39pm on February 2, 2011,
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Hello
Welcome to Book Blogs. Please stop by my blog at http://maryinhb.blogspot.com & my YA blog: http://foreveryoungadult.blogspot.com when you have a chance!
Thanks, Mary
At 6:04pm on February 2, 2011, Kate Lindsay said…
Welcome!  I just wanted to introduce myself, and my blog, The Book Buff: Book Reviews for Regular People.  Check it out at http://www.thebookbuff.blogspot.com

It can be a bit overwhelming around here at first, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!
                   
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