It’s that time of year again where people are looking for recommendations on what to read while they’re going on vacation, lounging by the pool, laying out at the beach, or just generally relaxing. Well, look no further. Throughout the summer, I’ll be offering up books ideas for all of you.
Up first is The Corpse Reader by Antonio Garrido. Originally written in Spanish, The Corpse Reader has been translated in English just in time for beach reads. The story takes place during the era of The Song Dynasty and centers around Song Ci and reimagines him as almost a CSI-like character. While the novel’s foundation is historical, Garrido adds a bit of intrigue to his story as he is charged to solve a series of murders plaguing the kingdom. If you like murder mysteries, thrillers, or historical fiction, The Corpse Reader is for you.
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