The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith: Read This If

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith: Read This If

  There is no doubt about it: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, AKA JK Rowling, is a tightly written piece of detective fiction. While lengthy, the tone and pace were just right to keep me engaged. I did switch back between the text and the audio versions – on that note, the narrator, Robert […]

The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh: Read This If

The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh: Read This If

I admit, I requested The Weight of Blood purely based on its title. Well, okay, not purely – its title coupled with the fact that it’s set in the Ozarks, a nearby region that’s always intrigued me. What do people do out there, anyway? Apparently, a whole lot of nothing good. That’s not to say […]

Day of the Dead: Gone Girl and Faithful Place

Day of the Dead: Gone Girl and Faithful Place

It being the Day of the Dead (and just after Halloween), I thought it an apropos time for finally posting about Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, which was quite the riveting read, and Faithful Place, by Tana French, which I really enjoyed. I finished both about a month ago (I really need to get back in the habit of […]