Book Review: The Secret Place by Tana French

[…]real isn’t what they try to tell you. Time isn’t. Grown-ups hammer down all these markers, bells schedules coffee-breaks, to stake down time so you’ll start believing it’s something small and mean, something that scrapes flake after flake off of … Continue reading

Book Review: Blood Magick by Nora Roberts

“But tonight, she embraced the truth. She loved. Had always loved, would always love.”  I have waited an absurdly long time for this, the sequel to the Cousins O’Dwyer trilogy begun with Dark Witch, and was followed by Shadow Spell. Like … Continue reading

Book Review: The Shadows of Stormclyffe Hall by Lauren Smith

“Evil leaves its mark on a place. Burns itself in the stones so deep that only something truly pure and good can get it out.” I love a good Gothic Romance – the combo of old (possibly haunted) houses, heroines … Continue reading

Book Review: Studio Sex by Liza Marklund

I will be honest: I found this through Netflix. More importantly, many months ago I had an Agatha Christie marathon that triggered Netflix’s very complicated, often erroneous select-to-watch algorithm to point me at Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter, which led me … Continue reading