Mini Review: I’ll Have What She’s Havingby Rebecca Harrington

This book only took me about an hour and a half to read, so I don’t have an awful lot to say about it.  But it was a fun concept and parts made me smile, so here’s a little review.  Compact and to the point like Victoria Beckham.  (Now I know more than one factContinue reading “Mini Review: I’ll Have What She’s Havingby Rebecca Harrington”

Book Review: The Post Office Girl by Stefan Zweig

Star Ratings: Characters: *** (3 stars) Character development: **** (4 stars) Plot: **** (4 stars) Writing: **** (4 stars) Overall: **** (4 stars) This is the first of Zweig’s books I’ve read, and after one taste I know it won’t be the last.  Like Christine, our wilted heroine who gets a glimpse of high societyContinue reading “Book Review: The Post Office Girl by Stefan Zweig”

The Darkest Part Of The Forest is out today! Here’s why I love it.

I am a foolish mortal.*  When I read (and re-read) the galley of The Darkest Part Of The Forest a couple of months ago, I was full to bursting with things to say about it.  The effort it took to not wildly bang my keyboard with exclamation point and dreadful heart symbols may have causedContinue reading “The Darkest Part Of The Forest is out today! Here’s why I love it.”

Book Review: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

Star Ratings: Characters: **** (4 stars) Character Development: ***** (5 stars) Plot: **** (4 stars) Writing: ***** (5 stars) Overall: ****1/2 (4 1/2 stars) Be it known that I read an advanced galley of The Buried Giant and some details may change before publication.  The book will come out on March 3, 2015, from AlfredContinue reading “Book Review: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro”

Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Star Ratings: Characters: ***** (5 stars) Character Development: **** (4 stars) Plot: **** (4 stars) Writing: **** (4 stars) Overall: **** (4 stars) Age range recommendation: 15 and up (contains torture and language) I’m still recovering from the madness of the holidays; selling books at Christmastime doesn’t leave much brain- or will-power left at theContinue reading “Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch”