March 23, 2013

Books of the Week: Suspect, Robert Crais Warlord of Willow Ridge, Gary Phillips Midnight Blue-Light Special, Seanan McGuire Robert Crais is undoubtedly one of the major crime writers of the past decade, or longer, and I open a book of his with anticipation and reverence. I have yet to be …

March 10, 2013

Books of the Week: Seven Kinds of Hell, Dana Cameron Summon the Keeper, Tanya Huff Slashback, Rob Thurman It’s strictly a coincidence that all three books begin with the letter “S” this time, and that they’re all by woman I know and respect. Before this begins to feel like a …

February 21, 2013

Books of the Week: Undead and Underwater, MaryJanice Davidson City of Dark Magic, Magnus Flyte Hit Me, Lawrence Block And When She was Good, Laura Lippman What a wonderful lot of books I had to read this time. Sadly, there were a couple I just couldn’t make progress on, too, …

February 2, 2013

Books of the Week: Personal Demon, Susan Sizemore Kitty Steals the Show, Carrie Vaughn Speaking from Among the Bones, Alan Bradley Frost Burned, Patricia Briggs It’s been a long time since I read Susan Sizemore, and I enjoyed returning to her with Personal Demon. It’s a bit more on the romance …

January 10, 2013

Books of the Week: Live by Night, Dennis Lehane Bitten, Kelley Armstrong I think I’ve misplaced a book or two I read between the last blog and this one, because that seems awful scant, for me.   Dennis Lehane is one of the major American crime writers of the past …

January 1, 2013

Books of the Week: Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn The Trouble With Fate, Leigh Evans The Dirty Streets of Heaven, Tad Williams You know how you can get your back up about books that just sell and sell and sell? How you kind of build up a negative attitude about them? Especially …