By: Christy Nicholas Legacy of Hunger is an awesome example of well researched and fully imagined historical fiction. While the characters are fully developed, totally believable and relateable, it is the epic backdrop of a realistic and well-drawn 19th century England and Ireland that catches the readers attention and does not let go. I was […]
I actually read FINDERS KEEPERS (the 2nd book in the series) first, because I didn’t realize it was part of a series. Reading MR. MERCEDES was a step back…in a way…lol. As for the story…WOW!!! I have fallen for Bill Hodges. He is an amazing character. He’s a retired cop; depressed and suicidal and obsessed […]
Some of the most famous names in the literary world…aren’t real. What’s YOUR pen name?
I found this on BUZZFEED… very interesting! 11 Beloved Books With Shockingly Bad Reviews Even classics get trashed. posted on Apr. 4, 2014, at 12:02 p.m. Chris Ritter BuzzFeed Staff 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisritter16/11-beloved-books-with-shockingly-bad-reviews#.nf7QbKr32
Graves of the Brothers Grimm Graves of the Brothers Grimm in the St Matthaus Kirchhof Cemetery in Schöneberg, Berlin. Photo by: Thorleif Wiik Growing up, some of my favorite stories were written by The Brothers Grimm. One of my favorites was a collection of their best fables. I read it until the pages has […]
By: John Manning The Killing Room is a wild ride. I really didn’t know what to expect with this story…and it kept me feeling that way throughout. It’s full of twists and turns and surprises. I will admit that I had a pretty good idea (almost from the beginning) who the “bad guy” was…but that […]
Have you ever read a book so well written that you felt transported to another world? For me, that is the goal I set for every book I read. It MUST take me away; it must pull me into its world. I want to be a character in the book. I want to be one […]