Jan 25, 2016
This installment: a blockbuster historical novel (f); fundamentalist religion in California and Nebraska (f); an ill-prepared wilderness excursion (f);family pathology in California and New Mexico (...
Jan 19, 2016
This installment: lyrical, philosophical musings through one set of Irish eyes (f); Sack’s penultimate memoir (nf); McEwan’s take on a moral tangle (f);don’t get old but it’s...
Jan 11, 2016
This installment: child molestation (f);LBGTQ theme in Montana (YA-f);a domestic workout on the page (f); a surrealistic Scandinavian mystery (f); mythology meets breast cancer on an ill-fated yacht...
Jan 4, 2016
This installment:   an atmospheric quest in the long-ago deep South (f); wolf colony preservation in Idaho and England (!)(f); life near the Arctic Circle (f);hard-boiled thriller set in...
Dec 28, 2015
This installment: the fierce world of college admissions (f); the making of a clinical psychologist (nf); a graphic novelist goes abroad (f);the brutal world of food service (f);  fine short...
Dec 21, 2015
This installment: the Lusitania goes down (nf-CD), tango in 1913 (f); caring for an aging mom (nf); wildlife in Idaho (f);Atkinson’s sequel to Life After Life (f); and a memoir by a...
Dec 14, 2015
This installment : eccentric characters in Utah (f); nudists in Southern California (f); a psychological thriller (f); 3 mysteries in one in Oklahoma City (f); a mystery set in Iceland (f); and a...
Dec 7, 2015
This installment:  a  surrealistic Scandinavian setup (f); a Pacific atoll awash in troubles (f);New South Wales awash in troubles (f); autism, awash in eccentric elements (f); teens face...
Nov 30, 2015
This installment: an intense, dreamlike, original novel (f); a Faustian graphic novel (f); a charming fairytale mash-up on DVD; the “whole catastrophe” in four linked novels (f); gay,...
Nov 23, 2015
This installment: intensity in society's underbelly (f); surrealistic short stories (f); Fuller's latest bio (nf); paranormal events in Illinois (f); three generations and their challenges (...