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.
I've had a not-so-amazing day today. Don't you hate when that happens? I've been fighting a cold all week and it just escalated last night. So this morning I was already not feeling amazing and didn't get the best sleep as I could barely breathe out of my nose and my husband was similarly afflicted...and... Continue Reading →
Whenever I think of Thailand and teenagers, I think of Brokedown Palace. The ultimate "be careful traveling internationally" story. You know, Claire Danes--fresh off of My So Called Life fame--and Kate Beckingsale are teen girls vacationing in Thailand when they fall into a trap with a cute boy who uses them to transport drugs without... Continue Reading →
How have I not heard of Sarah Pinborough before? Like, how? I chose Cross Her Heart through the Book of the Month Club and as far as I knew it was a debut author. Now, maybe I should read a little closer when I make those selections, but I was very surprised to learn she... Continue Reading →
First of all, let's talk about this cover. I love the colors, the adorable shoes. It brings feelings of nostalgia to mind. Back in my publishing days I was called into cover meetings from time to time. It was a weekly meeting (I think) that the editors, designers and publisher attended. The designers would present... Continue Reading →
I've only really read J.T. Ellison's standalone titles--No One Knows, Lie to Me and now Tear Me Apart. But they are so good, I really should check out her series work one of these days. I get a little bogged down with series books because they can get so formulaic and you really have to... Continue Reading →
Summer is a great time for reading. It brings to mind lazy days of relaxing on the beach with a book, not a care in the world or a schedule to keep. Maybe 10 years ago before I had kids, or maybe 10 years in the future when they are old enough to not need... Continue Reading →
I remember seeing The Omen in theater. Well, the remake anyways. It was probably about 11 years ago on the night before Halloween. Before I had kids of my own. And I remember thinking, OMG, how could a person put up with that? But that was before of course I realized the natural bond a... Continue Reading →