Reading, reading, and suddenly there’s a tape recorder. Wait, when was this written? 1978. Wow. It’s a great story, and a lot of the best fight scenes take place in a canyon, so there would be no cell reception anyhow. Great story, beautiful Arizona scenery, nice cultural bits, and a fine mystery.
We interrupt your regularly scheduled relationship&wedding angst for… relationship&wedding angst, the Edward & Donna version. So… plot-related angst? Anita shopping for a gown that doesn’t trip her up and, ps, leave her boobs hanging out. Why anyone thought she should try that gown on at all is clearly the ogling pleasure of the reader. While … More Serpentine by Laurell K. Hamilton
Hate the cover, but the story is pretty good! Reread before “Serpentine”. The 4 Horsepersons of the Monster killing world get together to figure out who is doing the gruesome killings, and if the real goal is to get Anita away from her power-base*. Who’s in charge of the hunt? Edward tried to get a … More Hit List by Laurell K. Hamilton
Don’t judge a book by its cover – but this picture is a faire representation of the book. Note the colored toenails. disclaimer: I don’t usually enjoy books where ‘she lost boyfriend, found new boyfriend, her life is fulfilled’, but I do very much love the Renaissance Faire – so I picked up the book. … More My Faire Lady by Laura Wettersten
Absolutely non-stop action. Also, not hitting your former superior officer shows character growth, yeah? Sometimes Torin surprises herself. I want the next book RIGHT NOW.
Multi-generational politics last a lot longer when your antagonists range from 400 to 2,000 years old. I didn’t completely follow all the details, just surfed over the top. Fun adventure, that way. New: Jane is putting things together faster, to figure out how to save the day and gain more for herself. Ricky-bo has an … More Cold Reign by Faith Hunter
Someone got hurt… died? … at the Parent Party, but it’s really no one’s fault. Or everyone’s fault. We have conflicting views on this. I love the little interview bits at the beginning of each chapter, such a lovely way to sneak in information. Family secrets, remarriages, children dealing with parents, parents dealing with children, … More Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty