Best Books of 2013

This week’s top ten list: Best (fiction) Books of 2013 (as hosted by The Broke and The Bookish). I decided to change things up a little bit and do a video/vlog (that word is ridiculous) to accompany my post. I couldn’t come up with a tenth book, but let’s pretend I did.  As always, beContinue reading “Best Books of 2013”

The Rathbones by Janice Clark

If Tim Burton collaborated with Charles Addams to rewrite and combine The Odyssey and Moby-Dick, you would get ‘The Rathbones’. Janice Clark’s singular debut, a gothic adventure novel set in New England, is one of the most intriguing new novels this year (for the imagery and originality, if nothing else). Lest you think I jest about the strainsContinue reading “The Rathbones by Janice Clark”

Summer Reading (or What I’ll Be Reading This Summer): A Top Ten List

This week’s top ten list (as hosted by The Broke and the Bookish): books to be read this summer. But let’s just admit what this really is – a to-do list. I actually like lists if you couldn’t tell (the ‘Lists’ tab sort of gives it away, doesn’t it?). I get quite a bit ofContinue reading “Summer Reading (or What I’ll Be Reading This Summer): A Top Ten List”