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 (...
Nov 16, 2015
This installment: inside the heads of special ed girls (f); Murakami, short and peculiar but delicious (CD); a tangled web of domestic indiscretion (f); turn of the century Jewish upbringing (f);...
Nov 9, 2015
This installment: a teen book with gripping action (f); birth and death in one package (f); British soldiers in a POW camp, WWII (f); the movie version of  Olive Kittredge (DVD); a charming...
Nov 2, 2015
This installment: the power of punctuation—yes! (nf); a nutty Pratchett/Gaiman CD (f); brilliant Lynda Barry teaches (nf);; a huge book with a huge impact (f);   a culture clash writ...
Oct 26, 2015
This installment: a mysterious island fable (f); a Caribbean-infused domestic drama (f); linked short stories all over the map (f); the subtle magic of a writer’s journal (nf); a trading-...
Oct 19, 2015
This installment: short stories set in small-town New Mexico (f); the Gulf War and its fallout among civilians (f); after WWII in small-town Canada (f); graphic novel on a cruise with grandparents (...