Trapped in bed after a bad fall. At the mercy of your nurse and your assistant. Out of it because of all the pain meds and the Ambien. It was a really bad fall. Wondering if you're losing your mind or if it's just the drugs. This is the setting for Laura Lippman's celebrated novel … Continue reading Dream Girl Nightmare
January 19, 2022 Just finished reading People Love Dead Jews by Dara Horn (review coming soon) False Witness by Karin Slaughter Currently reading Current audiobook Force of Nature by C.J. Box Checked out of the library Fiction Evil and the Mask by Fuminori Nakamura I read The Gun a few years ago and fell under … Continue reading currently reading / what’s on deck
Hello dear readers, happy new year! I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you and to share some updates for the new year. I'm so grateful for you and as always I hope you find yourself inspired to read something new. I'm approaching my two year blog anniversary and have some plans … Continue reading Closing the book on 2021
THE MASTERPIECES A Gentleman in Moscow - Sigh, I love this book and love the Count. I read it twice and will absolutely go back again. Wise, funny, charming; if you haven't read it yet treat yourself to this epic tale by Amor Towles. https://bookthrasher.com/2021/08/14/simply-spectacular/ Deacon King Kong - Sigh again, I love this book, … Continue reading The best books I read in 2021
I finished this book two months ago and have been trying to write a review ever since. But I've been distracted, unfocused, uninterested. With reading, too, unfortunately. I've been listening to audiobooks of the Joe Pickett series (literally back to back, like a chain smoker) but haven't read a physical book in a while. I … Continue reading Falling
Why should you read The Residence by Andrew Pyper? Halloween's around the corner and you need a spooky book to keep you up at night. (Or if you're like me, a book you have to put down at night because it's dark and you're the only one up and it's getting scary.)The elegant and intelligent … Continue reading The Residence
October 13, 2021 My father passed away on September 13th. He was 94. His death has hit me differently than my mom's did. She had health issues and he did not - just "A.G.E. syndrome" as my mother-in-law says. He died naturally at home, my brother and sister-in-law by his side. It was time but … Continue reading RIP R.R.