Monthly Archives: October 2013

Review: Death in the City of Light by David King

Here is the description from the back of the book:Dr. Marcel Petiot was, by day, a handsome and charming physician with remarkable charisma.  By night, he preyed upon the most vulnerable people of society with unspeakable deviousness.  It was in … Continue reading

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On Reading The Shining

I’m about a third of the way through The Shining as I write this, and let me tell you, it’s already starting to creep me out.  This is my first go at Stephan King, and I figured why not start … Continue reading

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Review: Red Hill by Jamie McGuire

Here’s the description from the back of the book:For Scarlet, raising her two daughters alone means fighting for tomorrow is an everyday battle.  Nathan has a wife, but can’t remember what it’slike to be in love; only his young daughter … Continue reading

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Review: Night Swim by Jessica Keener

Here is the book description from Amazon:Sixteen-year-old Sarah Kunitz lives in a posh, suburban world of 1970 Boston. From the outside, her parents’ lifestyle appears enviable – a world defined by cocktail parties, expensive cars, and live-in maids to care … Continue reading

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Review: This House is Haunted by John Boyne

Here is what this book is about (taken from Amazon):Written in Dickensian prose, This House Is Haunted is a striking homage to the classic nineteenth century ghost story. Set in Norfolk in 1867, Eliza Caine responds to an ad for … Continue reading

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It Feels Like Fall!!

Hi everyone!  Can I just say how awesome this fall weather feels??!  I can finally wear sweaters and scarves and soon *gasp* boots!  It’s no secret that I’m not a huge fan of summer.  I love fall and winter best … Continue reading

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Review: Women in Bed by Jessica Keener

    I don’t read short story collections often, but I am really glad I had the chance to read Women in Bed. It was the perfect book to pick up on a hot summer afternoon and read from beginning … Continue reading

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