Book in a Minute: City of the Lost

City of the Lost by Kelley Armstrong My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is really more like a 2.5 star rating. I loved the concept of a city where people can go completely off the grid and disappear (victims of domestic abuse, witnesses to crimes, etc.) The pace was fabulous – even when the […]

Book in a Minute: The Pier Falls

The Pier Falls: And Other Stories by Mark Haddon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Relentlessly dark and disturbing, but so well-written, I kept reading anyway. The first story, “The Pier Falls” is almost Hemingway-like in its straightforward, moment-by-moment description of a freakish tragedy at a beach resort. “The Island” retells the myth of Ariadne […]

Did Ya Miss Me?

a long absence semi-explained and a brief tribute to Bowie.