Tag: drama

Apr 16

Book Review: Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Who would have thought that a story about gossip and kindergarten mothers could be so dark and suspenseful? What really cinches this book as a standout example of its genre are the solidly constructed characters and the successful interview-style framing. The sideline interviews with different characters not only heighten …

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May 22

Book Review: A Reliable Wife

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick The plot starts when Ralph Truitt meets Catherine Land. He’s sent away for a mail-order bride, and she’s the one who responded. Truitt is irritated that Catherine’s train is late, and he’s irritated that she is not as she appeared (she’s much prettier, we’re told) but he tolerates all …

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Nov 12

Book Review: The Thirteen

The Thirteen: A Novel by Susie Molone y I got this book as a free promo at World Fantasy, and it survived the brutal “I don’t want to check my bag” purging at the end of the convention. Alas, I misplaced it and thought I’d left it on the plane, and by that time I …

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