Thanks to books like the pioneering domestic thriller, Gone Girl, breakout podcasts like Serial and shows like Making a Murderer, crime seems to be on everybody’s must read/must watch/must listen lists right now. But what is it about this fascinating and frightening genre that keeps fans coming back for more and more and more? It… Read More »
Tags: Accused, Alias Grace, Amy Lloyd, Hollywood & Crime, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, In Cold Blood, Margaret Atwood, Michelle McNamara, Mind Hunter, Most Notorious!, The Confession Tapes, The Detectives, The Innocent Wife, Truman Capote, West Cork, zodiac
In Thursdays at Eight by Debbie Macomber, four women meet weekly for breakfast to offer each other encouragement, support and laughter as life gives and takes from each of them. A divorce, a romance, a dream and a midlife surprise—whatever the friends are going through, they will see each other through. Take a look at… Read More »
Tags: Amy Tan, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Donna Tartt, Elena Ferrante, Judy Blume, khaled hosseini, Margaret Atwood, My Brilliant Friend, Rebecca Wells, Summer Sisters, The Joy Luck Club, the kite runner, The Robber Bride, The Secret History
Indulge your inner artists with these 6 books all about the wonderful world of art and the artist!
Tags: Cat's Eye, Elizabeth Kostova, Hannah Rothschild, Lucy Foley, Margaret Atwood, Neil Olson, Oscar Wilde, The Black Painting, The Book of Lost and Found, The Improbability of Love, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Swan Thieves
Melville knew it; Steinbeck knew it, and scores of modern authors know it as well: neglecting our environment and taking the stability of the natural world for granted comes with dire consequences. If the news or research we are bombarded with every day (not to mention the very quality of the air we breathe) isn’t… Read More »
Tags: Barbara Kingsolver, cormac mccarthy, Flight Behaviour, Herman Melville, J.G. Ballard, John Steinbeck, Margaret Atwood, Meg Little Reilly, Moby Dick or, Oryx and Crake, The Drowned World, The Grapes of Wrath, the road, The Whale, We Are Unprepared