Pass, Check Out, Buy: 2013 Noteworthy Novels Year-End Wrap Up
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Pass, Check Out, Buy: 2013 Noteworthy Novels Year-End Wrap Up

The hour of year-end reviews is upon us. In this post, I will be briefly covering each of the 2013 titles that I did not review in full length earlier in the year. Most of these titles are from established authors and were heavily hyped. A number fell short, but there are definitely books worth … Continue reading

An Old Betrayal, A New Beginning: Seventh Charles Finch Mystery Features Classic Stylings with a Twist + Giveaway
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An Old Betrayal, A New Beginning: Seventh Charles Finch Mystery Features Classic Stylings with a Twist + Giveaway

As the winter chill hardens and the leaves turn, I find myself inexorably drawn to cozy mysteries. They always seem like the perfect reading matter for snuggling in bed with a steaming cup of cocoa as the wind whistles outside, rattling the windows just a hair eerily. Usually, I return to classics like the Sherlock … Continue reading

Adventures in Contemporary French Lit: Musso’s Que Serais Je Sans Toi?
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Adventures in Contemporary French Lit: Musso’s Que Serais Je Sans Toi?

Guillaume Musso is one of the bestselling authors in France today. In 2009, when I lived in Paris, he was the number two best-selling author, plastered on countless billboards and sold at every train station. According to one 2011 survey, which ranked authors by how many books they had sold in France since 2008, Musso … Continue reading