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Review: Dan Brown’s ‘Origin’ is a Breathtaking, Action-Packed Mystery

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Perfectly written for the big screen, Dan Brown definitely knows how to keep a plot moving! He feeds the reader information, just enough to peek your interest, and to create mysteries and questions.  In each chapter, he adds more fuel to the fire and slowly reveals clues to bring you closer to the reveal. Origin (Doubleday) is a thought-provoking, action-packed mystery that left me breathless at the end of every chapter. Brown takes us to Spain on what feels like a wild goose chase as we follow his beloved character Langdon from Bilbao to Barcelona.  His futurist friend, Edmond, has made a huge discovery that would answer the defining questions impacting religion and science in a historic way: “where did we come from,…

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Dan Brown’s Origin and New October Releases from the Biggest Names in Books

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Dan Brown’s new book Origin is among the biggest names in literature that have returned with new books sure to spice up your October.  Bestselling authors in every genre have something new to offer this month.  Here are 10 books you can’t afford to miss in what Vox calls “prestige book season”: Origin, Dan Brown (October 3, 2017) The author of The Da Vinci Code returns with a new Robert Langdon book. This time Langdon is at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, for the unveiling of a major scientific breakthrough by one of his former students. But when things go terribly wrong, Langdon finds himself on another quest filled with symbols, puzzles and clues that only a mind as…

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5 Puzzle-Themed Novels Inspired by Popular Escape Rooms

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After watching Leonard and the gang conquer an escape room on The Big Bang Theory, I knew I had to check it out. I also knew there was no possible way I’d be as fast as them (I mean, they’re ridiculously good):   Regardless, it still looked like fun. So when I heard about an escape room opening near me, I jumped at the chance to go. Guys, let me tell you: it was SO. FUN. I was locked in a room with five other people and we had to solve our way out of it. Like The Big Bang Theory, we had a premise — ours was that we’d been kidnapped — and there were a series of clues set…

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