This year we welcomed some exciting new voices, with assured and perceptive police procedurals from Sarah Hilary (Someone Else’s Skin, Headline) and Eva Dolan (Long Way Home, Harvill Secker), both set in the UK. Further afield, Paul Mendelson’s vivid Cape Town thriller, The First Rule of Survival (C&R Crime), may have a familiar protagonist in the form of the “heavy-drinking, weather-beaten” Colonel Vaughn de Vries, but it is atmospheric, complex and definitely worth the read. American journalist Caroline Kepnes’s first novel, You (Simon & Schuster), is an unsettling masterpiece of stalker fiction, set in New York with a cast who “care more about their status updates than their actual lives” and whose vanity and neediness lays them open to violence in the most appalling way. Kepnes performs, with great aplomb, the emotional somersault of putting us entirely on the side of creepy bookstore clerk Joe as he stalks creative … [Read more...] about The best crime and thrillers of 2014
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Former First Lady and best-selling author Michelle Obama has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her 2018 memoir ‘Becoming’. Having already been crowned the ‘World’s Most Admired Women’ earlier this year, securing victory in the Spoken Word category at next year’s 61st Annual Grammy Awards would come as the latest accolade to add to the 55-year-old’s already expansive resume. Snagging the nomination for the audiobook version of her memoir, Obama will be up against an eclectic mix of authors and entertainers in the category, which include works of poetry and storytelling, as well as other audiobooks. Among the fellow nominees are members of the Beastie Boys, actor-director John Waters, poet Sekou Andrews, and musician Eric Alexandrakis. Former First Lady and best-selling author Michelle Obama has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her 2018 memoir ‘Becoming’ The Spoken Word category has a long history of political winners and … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama receives Grammy nomination for the audiobook version of her best-selling memoir ‘Becoming’
Comedian Jack Whitehall hosted the Brit Awards for the very first time this year.And he proved he's pretty good at his day job with some hilarious one-liners.Here are his best bits:The swipe at Olly MursRag'n'Bone Man took to the stage to perform Skin and it included a dramatic fire display.After the performance, Jack took aim at The Voice coach Olly Murs.He said: "That was a controlled blaze by the way. Apparently Olly Murs was in the toilet tweeting about it."He was referring to Olly's tweets from back in November when police responded to reports of an incident in Oxford Circus in London.The singer told his Twitter followers he was in the "back office" of a Selfridges store and everyone should get out because of "gun shots".Olly appeared to take the swipe in a light-hearted way and the camera showed him laughing at his table.Getting cosy with Cheryl and Liam PayneJack joined the couple at their table and referred to Liam as "Cheryl's plus one".He asked them how their "date night" was … [Read more...] about Brit Awards 2018: Jack Whitehall’s best one-liners
The best films ever usually come with their own iconic quote for us to recite. Some are obvious, if we said to you "Bond, James Bond" you'd know which film we were talking about immediately. Others though, aren't as easy as you might imagine at first. So just how good are you with film quotes? Can you match these with the correct film? It's harder than you think. Remember to share your result and let us know how you've scored by tweeting us at @MirrorTV or commenting at our Facebook page. Question -1 of 12 Score -0 of 0 "He's not the Messiah. He's a very naughty boy!" The Life of Brian The Holy Grail The Meaning of Life The Flying Circus Next question Thanks for taking part in this quiz You scored Replay quiz Like this? Did you know we have a dedicated TV and Film page on Facebook? * This quiz originally appeared on the Birmingham Mail website Check out more of our TV quizzes Classic children's TV quiz: How well do you remember Play School and other shows from the … [Read more...] about Film quotes quiz: Do you know which movies contain these classic lines?
This is what dreams are made of. Hilary Duff confirmed Adam Lamberg will return to the Lizzie McGuire reboot with a snap shared on Instagram Wednesday morning. The 32-year-old actress posed alongside her on-screen best friend Gordo before joking about feeling 'so basic' as she captioned the snap with lines from her famous film. Hey now! Hilary Duff confirmed Adam Lamberg will return to the Lizzie McGuire reboot with a snap shared on Instagram Wednesday morning Hilary wore her blonde tresses tied up in her characters iconic space buns, with fringe framing her face. She wore a vibrant green tie-dyed shirt and distressed jeans as she leaned up alongside Adam. 'I feels so basic saying something that’s been shouted at me almost my whole life buuuut......hey now, hey now,' she wrote. Besties: The 32-year-old actress posed alongside her on-screen best friend Gordo before joking about feeling 'so basic' as she captioned the snap with lines from her famous film Blast from the … [Read more...] about Hilary Duff jokes about being ‘so basic’ as she posts Lizzie McGuire quote and confirms Adam Lamberg’s return to the Disney+ reboot