Review: The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrère

Synopsis: "On the Saturday morning of January 9, 1993, while Jean-Claude Romand was killing his wife and children, I was with mine in a parent-teacher meeting." So Emmanuel Carrere, acclaimed master of psychological suspense, begins this riveting tale of unfathomable deception. Who could have imagined Romand as a murderer? He was, after all, a noted … Continue reading Review: The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrère

Review: The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Synopsis: Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, 'Journey to the Dark Side', ex-adrenalin junkie and slacker Simon Newman hires someone to guide him through the notorious Cwm Pot caves, so that he can film the journey and put it on the internet. With a tragic history, Cwm Pot has been off-limits for decades, … Continue reading Review: The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Hello lovelies! Here is my latest Tor.com Short Story review (pssst, I super liked this one this week!) Interested in joining? See below for what to do to be a part of it! HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: On Thursday, I will pick a short story from Tor.com for us to all read… The next Thursday, … Continue reading Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Mini-review: The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

Synopsis: The Most Dangerous Game features a big-game hunter from New York who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. Mini-review: There is no greater bore than perfection. Sometimes these kinds of weird, old school, random books really hook me, but I can't explain why. This … Continue reading Mini-review: The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Welcome to my weekly book meme! I picked an interesting story to read last week! HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: On Thursday, I will pick a short story from Tor.com for us to all read… The next Thursday, we will all review the Tor.com story that was picked the previous week… The review can be in … Continue reading Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Mini-review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

Synopsis: Young Connie is beautiful and wants to be free from the burdens of her mother and sensible, boring sister. Sneaking around to meet boys when she has told her family she's going shopping, Connie catches the unwanted attention of Arnold Friend, who knows instantly, that he has to have her. Mini-review: Be nice to … Continue reading Mini-review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

Review: Anatomy of Innocence by Laura Caldwell & others

Synopsis: Wrongful convictions, long regarded as statistical anomalies in an otherwise sound justice system, now appear with frightening regularity. But few people understand just how or why they happen and, more important, the immeasurable consequences that often haunt the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent. Now, in this groundbreaking anthology, … Continue reading Review: Anatomy of Innocence by Laura Caldwell & others