Books & Blog: April 18, 2016

I’ve had the pleasant adventure of being on several television sets, and it’s always fascinating to see how it all works. For every actor, there are maybe ten (or more) people off-screen doing a myriad of jobs to make a few seconds of film happen… Borderline by Mishell Baker, Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll, The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

Books & Blog: March 15, 2016

My distressing viewing this week was the news. Any year we are having a presidential election, the news revs up a notch, but this year is particularly divisive and dramatic… Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop, Double Dead by Chuck Wendig, Staked by Kevin Hearne, The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin

Books & Blog: March 3, 2016

Books of the Week: You, Caroline Kepnes Off Kilter, Hannah Reed Chaos Choreography, Seanan McGuire Otherworld Secrets, Hidden, Forbidden, Kelley Armstrong Stiletto, Daniel O’Malley It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and I have a[…]

Books & Blog: February 1, 2016

Books of the Week: A High-End Finish, Kate Carlisle Quiet Neighbors, Catriona McPherson In Their Own Words, edited by Elizabeth Foxwell Hunter, Mercedes Lackey Now that I’m back in the conventional mystery business, it was[…]

Books & Blog: January 24, 2016

January 24, 2016 Sorcerer to the Crown, Zen Cho An Apprentice to Elves, Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear The Journal of Helene Barr, translated by David Bellow The Arrivals, Melissa Marr Somehow, I hadn’t heard[…]

Books & Blog: January 4, 2016

Books of the Week: A Jane Austen Christmas, Carlo DeVito Luckiest Girl Alive, Jessica Knoll The Promise, Robert Crais Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson Furiously Happy, Jenny Lawson Carlo DeVito’s book was an appropriate book[…]

Books & Blog: December 14, 2015

Books of the Week: The Aeronaut’s Windlass, Jim Butcher Chimera, Mira Grant Nevermore, Rob Thurman A Lady’s Guide to Ruin, Kathleen Kimmel It’s always exciting to get a new Jim Butcher novel, and this debut[…]

Books & Blog: November 23, 2015

Charming, Elliott James Follow Her Home, Steph Cha Long Upon the Land, Margaret Maron The Silkworm, Robert Galbraith The Walk, Lee Goldberg Elliott James’s book Charming is an interesting take on fairy tales. John Charming[…]

Books & Blog: November 15, 2015

Books of the Week: The Hanged Man, P.N. Elrod Perdition, Ann Aguirre Reap the Wind, Karen Chance The Queen of Patpong, Timothy Hallinan P.N. Elrod has written a galloping adventure set in a mythical Victorian England.[…]

Books & Blog: October 25, 2015

Books of the Week: The Haunted Season, G.M. Malliet The Beautiful Ashes, Jeaniene Frost Carry On, Rainbow Rowell I’ve always enjoyed G.M. Malliet’s Father Max Tudor books, even when some of her choices surprised me.[…]