Unhappy Women Being Mysterious In Paris part II: Unbecoming

Earlier this month I noticed that my reading habits had taken on a brief trend: books about secretive young woman hiding from their problems in Paris.  Patrick Modiano’s In The Café Of Lost Youth introduced me to the inscrutable, magnetic, restless Louki.  The book’s three other narrators found themselves consumed with interest in Louki’s past, herContinue reading “Unhappy Women Being Mysterious In Paris part II: Unbecoming”

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”