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Book Rx: Your Monthly Reading Prescription | “Sunburn” by Laura Lippman

By Julie Bond

Welcome to Book Rx! Each month, we prescribe a book selection to relax, entertain, enlighten or inspire you along with a tasty treat and beverage. It’s exactly what the doctor ordered.

Rx: “Sunburn”

Prescribed by: Laura Lippman

Prescribed for: Readers who love the darker, engrossing classics such as“The Postman Always Rings Twice” and “Double Indemnity.”  Perfect for anyone who likes their love stories with a side of suspense and betrayal.

Side Effects: Hand cramps from not wanting to put the book down.

“Sunburn,” is not just a nod to classic film noir, it is a well-written, compelling read from a New York Times Bestselling author who appreciates that not every love story has a happy ending.

Sunburn by Laura Lippman

Directions: Adam and Polly cross paths in a small town bar; why they are both in this small town is a mystery to be solved. Against their better judgment, they become lovers…and co-conspirators. But do they have the same end game in mind, or is one of them on a much darker path with an outcome that will leave only one of them still standing?

Special Instructions: Take with food and drink. Keep away from burning candles.

Suggested beverage: this sweet-tart love potion cocktail from MomNoms.

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Recommended snack: Valentine’s Popcorn from Gimme Some Oven.

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Refill: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062389923

Julie Bond

Julie Bond is a voracious reader with eclectic tastes running the gamut from YA lit, to psychological suspense, and anything dog-related, of course. You can find her haunting her favorite San Francisco Bay Area indie bookstores. Email her at ObsessiveBookFanatic@gmail.com

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