Category Archives: Prose

The Ink Black Heart, by Robert Galbraith (audio)

When cartoonist Edie Ledwell is murdered, Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott are hired to find the identity of Anomie, the anonymous fan who has spent years torturing Ledwell online. Yes, the author of this book is horrible, and in this … Continue reading

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The It Girl, by Ruth Ware

Ten years after April’s murder, her killer dies in prison, still proclaiming his innocence. Hannah, April’s then-roommate and friend, is left uneasy. It was her evidence that put John Neville away, after all, and if he wasn’t really guilty, then … Continue reading

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Miss Moriarty, I Presume? by Sherry Thomas (audio)

As this is the sixth book in the Lady Sherlock series, I’m not going to go into a whole lot of detail. We’ve reached the point in the Sherlock series (if I understand the original Sherlock) where Holmes has come … Continue reading

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The House Across the Lake, by Riley Sager

After her husband’s death, Casey’s life falls apart. Her mother sends her to their family vacation home on a remote Vermont lake, to keep her away from the paparazzi and hopefully dry out. But Casey has no interest in drying … Continue reading

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The Clackity, by Lora Senf

Blight Harbor is one of the most haunted cities in America, but the only truly scary things about it are the abandoned slaughterhouse, and the memory of a serial killer whose victims were never found. At least, those are the … Continue reading

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Two Short Nonfiction Books

I read both of these over the weekend – two short little nonfiction books that I’ve decided to mini-review because I don’t have much to say about either of them. Community Cats – Anne Beall Subtitled: A Journey Into the … Continue reading

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Darling Girl, by Liz Michalski

From Goodreads: Life is looking up for Holly Darling, granddaughter of Wendy–yes, that Wendy. She’s running a successful skincare company; her son, Jack, is happy and healthy; and the tragedy of her past is well behind her…until she gets a call … Continue reading

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The Gifts That Bind Us, by Caroline O’Donoghue

After the traumas of spring, life is meant to go on as normal. Except now, Maeve and her friends are filled with burdening magic, stressed by separations and worries of the future, and suspicious of new activity from the extremist … Continue reading

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You’re Invited, by Amanda Jayatissa

Amaya hasn’t spoken to her ex-boyfriend or ex-best-friend in five years, but when she sees they’ve suddenly gotten engaged, she knows she must stop the wedding at all costs. Book TW (contains spoilers so highlight to read): fatphobia, self-harm, BDSM, … Continue reading

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The Locked Room, by Elly Griffiths (audio)

As the UK enters its first lockdown in 2020, Ruth Galloway tries to unravel a mystery from her mother’s past while simultaneously teaching, homeschooling, and running a university department. DCI Nelson, meanwhile, finds his investigation into a string of suspicious … Continue reading

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