Grief is hard to live with, but it's also a huge part of living.
This one got great reviews, Entertainment Weekly ran an incredible review, and this one is even slated to become a TV series with the same production company that made Sharp Objects, my latest obsession.
Watching You is a quick read, mostly because you won't be able to stop turning the pages furiously, with lots of satisfying twists and turns.
Today I'm reviewing Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda. I was intrigued by the description of the book. Of course, when something is supposed to be the "best day ever", it's clear from the beginning it won't be. It'll probably be the worst day ever for someone. This book is definitely dark. And it's one... Continue Reading →
I already had this galley on my Kindle, ready to go, when I attended a Mary Kubica book event at my local library. She recommended The Breakdown as a great title for her fans, so of course I had to run home and immediately begin reading it. I was fighting to keep my eyes open,... Continue Reading →
I'm kind of excited for my very first blog to be a review on Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica. Let me explain. This is her 4th book, and every single one has been amazing! She is also a local author and although I have never met her, I can claim that some of my... Continue Reading →
The book also captured the 70's well, and gave me that groovy vibe I was so hoping for when I picked it up.
This one was so charming and compulsively readable. And the recipes!!! I'm going to have to try quite a few of these, although it seems that my cooking will probably not do justice to Natalie's cooking.
There's always such an interesting tension between the poor and the rich. Especially when there is a huge discrepancy between the two--and especially when the poor can only survive by working for the very rich. The East End is Jason Allen's debut novel. Previously, he has published a work of poetry, A Meditation on Fire.... Continue Reading →
Narcissists are so fascinating, really. We just love to hate them. Especially from afar. Because if you actually have to deal with one on a regular basis, it is exhausting and frustrating. I picked up The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda because I loved Best Day Ever, just the ramblings of a crazed narcissist. They... Continue Reading →
I loved Emma in the Night, which I reviewed about a year ago. I think I've also read, All Is Not Forgotten by Walker as well. Although I either read it before I started blogging or read it when it was older so I wasn't compelled to blog about it. News on the street is... Continue Reading →