All you have to do is say the word "readathon" to us and we're IN! We've cleared our calendars, stocked up on snacks, and are ready to spend this wintery weekend reading ALL the books. The goal of this readathon is to read for a 24 hour period starting at midnight on the 26th until … Continue reading The 24in48 Readathon Kicks Off Tonight!
Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner Hardcover, 400 pages June 28, 2016, Random House I'm always excited at the prospect of a character-driven police procedural (especially if it's British) and Missing, Presumed did not disappoint. The plot centers around a young woman who has gone missing after a night of carousing at her local university pub. Not an … Continue reading October Book Review Club: Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner
Despite this being the story of the famous Borden ax murders, at it's heart it's really the story of a terribly dysfunctional family. Sarah Schmidt's novel paints a fabulously unsettling picture of the Borden family - a family ruled by a tyrannical, miserly patriarch, an addled stepmother, codependent and unstable sisters, and poor Bridget the … Continue reading See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
Hercule Poirot is having a quiet dinner in his favorite London coffeehouse when he encounters a young woman who confesses to him that she is terrified of being murdered but refuses his offers of assistance. Later that day Poirot hears of a series of bizarre murders at an upscale London hotel and accompanies the Scotland … Continue reading May Book Review Club: The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah