Recommended Reading

For folks pondering Anthony Award nominations, I wanted to share some of my favorite eligible titles. If you’re not doing nominations, please consider this a list of books I’d recommend you read. They’re in no particular order. Some of these are books I was lucky...

THE FALL by John Lescroart

The Fall begins quite literally when a young woman plunges to her death from an overpass in San Francisco.

How to Be a Book Snob

This post was inspired by a segment on RTE Radio 1 about THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, during which John Connolly valiantly tolerated some pretty impressive book snobbery. Click here to listen (popcorn at the ready recommended).   1. Use the phrase “transcends the...

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins

Unless you’ve been locked in the drum of your drying machine lately, you’ve heard about THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN. You know that it’s about a woman, Rachel, who rides the same train each workday (and some weekends), and when she sees something shocking from the windows of...