Friday Reads #19

Friday Reads #19

Finished: A Curious Beginning – Deanna Raybourn 4.75* (Sept 9) Sometimes impulse buys work out, sometimes they don’t. In this case, beautiful cover art, enthusiastic reviews, and the price (<$1) paid off many times over.Veronica Speedwell is a fascinating...
Friday Reads #19

Friday Reads #18

Finished: (Don’t) Call Me Crazy – Kelly Jensen –3* (Aug 30) (This is actually an August book, but I finished it after I completed my last Friday Reads post) I bought this on impulse and I’m not sure what I was expecting. It was a worthwhile read if only to...
August Reading Wrap-Up

August Reading Wrap-Up

August goal: I’ve finished a book I started in late July, so I’m going to set a goal of 3 total. I want one of those to be some sort of collection/anthology. I still have a lot of editing to finish over the next couple of weeks so I don’t want to be...
Friday Reads #19

Friday Reads #17

Finished: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton – 3.5* (Aug 29) “Gosford Park” meets “Groundhog Day” by way of Agatha Christie – the most inventive story you’ll read this year. I’m not entirely sure how to rate...
Friday Reads #19

Friday Reads #16

Finished: Nada. Unless you want to count the 105k-word novel I finished editing, which I do since I’ve read it 3 times (and will be reading it again once the author goes through my edits). 9/3 Update: I realized I DID finish a short book this week and somehow...
Friday Reads #19

Friday Reads #15

Finished: She’s Not There – PJ Parrish – 2.5* (Aug 2) Entertaining but not life-changing. The mystery was interesting but nothing felt very original. Buchanon was a great character among a cast of many who weren’t particularly compelling. I enjoyed reading...