review: the red tower

Sherlock Holmes: The Red Tower by Mark A. Latham (2018) Here’s what you need to know. If you are a fan of the original Sherlock Holmes stories written by A. Conan Doyle, then you should read this book. If your only experience with Holmes and Watson is through television or film, then you should read... Continue Reading →

review: come a little bit closer

Come a Little Bit Closer by Bella Andre (2013) Come a Little Bit Closer is the seventh book in Bella Andre’s featuring the Sullivans (specifically, the San Francisco Sullivans) and tells the story of Smith Sullivan, mega-movie star and the woman he falls in love with Valentina Landon.  The Sullivan books don’t have to be... Continue Reading →

review: dead beat

Note: Dead Beat is the 7th book in the Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher.  If you haven't read the previous books in the series, you may want to look away now. Dead Beat by Jim Butcher (2005) There's a tiny part of me that has been reluctant to post reviews for the books in... Continue Reading →

review: perfect

Note: If you watch Pretty Little Liars, the television series on ABC Family, I should say that I have only watched about 2/3 of the first season and that based upon what I have seen, the series diverges from the books.  So I have no idea if I will be spoiling the TV show with... Continue Reading →

review: the sea of monsters

The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan (2006) The Sea of Monsters is the second book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series (following The Lightning Thief).  I think this series belongs to the “middle grade” genre of children’s literature, but don’t let that put you off.  Adult readers will enjoy this book, too,... Continue Reading →

review: the talented mr. ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (1955) I’m not exactly sure what my expectations were before I started reading The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, and I haven’t seen the 1999 film version with Matt Damon and Jude Law, so I didn’t already “know” the story.   What I can say is that I... Continue Reading →

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