REVIEW: BLAZE ME A SUN
At the risk of hyperbole, I'd wager Blaze Me a Sun is the perfect crime novel. It at once delivers on the twisty, page-turner front, while also thinking quite seriously about how fraught and complicated the whole endeavor is.
REVIEW: LAKE OF THE DEAD
One of Norway's most beloved crime novels (or is it a horror novel?) sees its first true English translation.
REVIEW: THE BOOK OF THE MOST PRECIOUS SUBSTANCE
By Gran's own description, the novel is a throwback to sexy, fun, well-written thrillers from the 90s that starred middle-aged women.
A Year of Reading: Fiction Edition
I'm drawn to weird stuff as a general rule - the supernatural and the magickal, the alternative or non-linear timeline. There was something of the surreal in most of my reading this year - with some notable exceptions!
REVIEW: A HERO OF OUR TIME
Ruthnum is scathing and he's allowed to be because he never misses. For a book about falsities and facades, A Hero of Our Time is so excitingly true.