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Whodunnit: 4 Quirky Detectives from Books and TV

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Detective shows are pretty common, and we’re used to the age-old stereotypes. We have the gruff old cop who knows the ropes, the young new upstart who wants to buck the system. There’s the serious female detective in pantsuits and the family man who drinks a little too much and can’t quite let the job go at the end of the day. But my favorite type isn’t too serious or tortured – no, I love a good quirky detective. There have been a surprising amount of detectives who use humor and clever deducting skills to solve crimes. Here are three of my favorite – and one book! – that you should definitely be bingeing on: Sherlock There have been quite…

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Missing Your Fave Police Dramas? Here’s 3 Books While You Wait

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Every once in a while, I just have to watch a good police show. You know what I mean — those procedural dramas where the personal lives of the characters take a backseat to the murder of the week. Sure, you might get hints at their love lives or pine for them to finally hook-up (or end up) with that one coworker, but for the most part these shows are all about the criminal element. I can’t wait for three of my favorites to come back on the air in September. Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Law & Order: SVU, and Castle. Brooklyn Nine-Nine is the brainchild of Andy Samberg, who plays the hilariously excitable cop Jake Peralta. It took me a little…

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Jonesin’ for a Fix: Books for TV Addicts — EMMY edition

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Fans of Jonesin’ know that we here at the BookTrib Nerd Squad love our TV shows and the books that inspire them. Like you, we often commiserate that our favorite shows and actors don’t get the credit they deserve. So for this edition of Jonesin’, we’re taking matters into our own hands and choosing the actor or TV show that we feel is most deserving of praise and the golden statue. You can find predictions elsewhere—here’s what we love. Word Nerd says – In some categories it’s just too hard to choose favorites. The Daily Show or The Colbert Report? I love them both and always hope for some impromptu misbehavior from them and their co-nominees during the Emmys. Or,…

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