THE WANDERERS by Edward Belfar: Read This If

THE WANDERERS by Edward Belfar: Read This If

It seems I have succumbed to one of the many viruses plaguing the country, my throat and nasal passages having swollen themselves into a gooey network of mini-tortures (I’m not being overly dramatic or anything, no no no), hence the lateness of my post and my apologies. I must say, these stories were not quite […]

THE THIRTEENTH TALE by Diane Setterfield: Read This If

THE THIRTEENTH TALE by Diane Setterfield: Read This If

I finished The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield at the very end of last year, and, like so many other novels I’ve read recently, I haven’t gotten around to offering my thoughts. I listened to the audio version, which I definitely recommend, though it is a moody, atmospheric listen, entirely appropriate for these frigid winter […]

Fake Bookish Neurosis: Novelimmersionosis

Fake Bookish Neurosis: Novelimmersionosis

  This morning, I walked into work completely anxious about having to appear in court to take the stand and testify about a case I knew nothing about. This, of course, lasted for only a flash of a second, until I realized that I am not, in fact, an Irish detective named Rob Ryan, but […]

THE DARLINGS by Cristina Alger: Read this if

THE DARLINGS by Cristina Alger: Read this if

Miss me? Well, either way, I’m back, for the moment, after a ridiculously busy open enrollment/holiday season, fresh with impressions of The Darlings by Cristina Alger, a novel that is a rough equivalent of (Gossip Girl + Edith Wharton – romantic drama) x Bernie Madoff + Bonfire of the Vanities + (Damages – murder schemes). […]