Category Archives: Fiction

Leave Me (the hell alone!)

Leave Me, by Gayle Forman I am wayyyyy behind in blogs. This is due to a busy time a work and to accidentally stumbling across the show Breaking Bad which I have spend a LOT of time binge-watching over the … Continue reading

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The Disappeared

The Disappeared, by Kim Echlin I didn’t love the style of writing. I’m not saying it was bad, it just wasn’t for me. The author has the narrator quote people speaking and doesn’t use quotation marks, just commas (I said, … Continue reading

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Nine (im)Perfect Strangers

Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty Warning … LOTS and LOTS of MAJOR SPOILERS within! . . . Pop quiz: what two things do all of these words have in common? Funny. Intelligent. Exquisite. Powerful. Brilliant. Superb.  Answer: 1) they all appear … Continue reading

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Savage Love

Savage Love, Douglas Glover This book was not, in fact, written by Danny Glover, Hollywood actor and star of the Lethal Weapon film franchise. I say this because my husband doesn’t find it amusing when I refer to him as … Continue reading

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Midnight Riot

Midnight Riot, by Ben Aaronovitch Well, it’s just been *forever* since I read this book. However, since finishing it, I’ve been practicing my procrastination skills to great effect and so here I am, months later, trying to turn back time … Continue reading

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THAT’S where you went??

Where’d you go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple “Where’d you go…” is a well written, funny book with lots of promise. A teenage daughter, Bee, tries to locate her missing, agoraphobic mother, Bernadette, by piecing together scraps of communications that she’s … Continue reading

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Good to a Fault

Good to a Fault, Marina Endicott I have been procrastinating like mad on this post. I think it’s because I accidentally revealed to a mutual friend of the author that I was going to write it, and now I live … Continue reading

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Murder on the Zombie Express

My Life as a White Trash Zombie, by  Diana Rowland You might reasonably be tempted to assume this is a zombie book, but you might also be pleasantly surprised to discover that it is technically a mystery novel. Sure, one of … Continue reading

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Middlemarch, the Anytown of the 1830’s

Middlemarch, by George Eliot I don’t want to review this book per se. There is a LOT to say, but I’m not really qualified, and there are George Eliot scholars out there who can do a much better job. In … Continue reading

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The Eve of Destruction and a Nice Cup of Tea

Good Omens, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett This is my second time reading Good Omens and it’s just as good as the first. I decided to re-read it because some actual genius decided to make a TV mini-series and cast David Tennant … Continue reading

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