Tag Archives: WTF moments

Gut Reactions, by Simon Quellen Field (audio)

Subtitled: The Science of Weight Gain or Loss Two notes before I begin. First, this is not a diet book or a self-help book. This is a book (primarily) about body science, dealing with the complexities and intricacies that make … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Readathon: Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane

Years ago, Rachel was a globe-traveling journalist with a hot career and her life put together. After a PTSD-related mental collapse, she’s become agoraphobic and has lost most of the people she was once friends with. The big exception is … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman (audio)

Eleanor Oliphant is a peculiar woman. She has little to no social skills, she speaks so precisely that it borders on absurd, and she is completely detached from emotion. Around her thirtieth birthday, life begins to change. She and a … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism, by Grady Hendrix

Sophomore year, 1988, and a stupid girls’ night out changes everything for Abby and her best friend Gretchen. Gretchen just doesn’t seem to be herself anymore, and the changes in her go from disturbing to worse. Soon Abby has to … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Plus One, by Elizabeth Fama (audio)

In the world post-Spanish flu, the population has been split into halves: those that live and work in the day (Rays) and those who occupy the night (Smudges). The choice of which half you’re in has more to do with … Continue reading

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The Hanged Man, by PN Elrod

When Lady Alex Pendlebury is called in to psychically evaluate a death, she has no idea that the deceased will be someone she knows. The death, which Alex is convinced is a murder rather than suicide, is peculiar, and when … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Caraval, by Stephanie Garber

Note: I’m just back from vacation and have a couple backlogged reviews. I’ll be back to the blog in a more substantial way this weekend. In the meantime… From Goodreads: Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , | 8 Comments