When I go to my local bookstore I like to fill my bag with lots of books, some I know I’m going to read right when I get home, others I’ll safe for one of those times when I’m in between books or waiting for a favorite to come out. You can call it a very organized reading list in my head that I keep tally of what I want to read and what books can wait.
The newly released mystery by Lisa Jewell, ‘Then She Was Gone’ is already making waves in the literary world – but is it worth the big bucks or should you wait till the book comes out in paperback?
One afternoon randomly flipping through the channel I stumbled on a mini-docu series called ‘The Golden State Killer – It’s Not Over Yet.’ The show was based on Michelle McNama’s newly released true crime book ‘I’ll Be Gone In The Dark.’ A few days later, her book was in my hands and I dived into reading her obsessive search to catch California’s most prolific serial killer, a forty year old case. Listen to the show to find if the book…
in a mostly unstable life, books had been the only reliable refuge she had known
Since I’m weathering my third winter storm in the past 10 days on the East Coast, that gave me the ideal opportunity to take a much needed break from editing and writing to catch up on reading. I must say ‘The Last Equation of Isaac Severy’ by Nova Jacobs was as delicious as I suspected it to be. The book did not disappoint.