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Marie's Reading: "The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley" by Hannah Tinti

Loo and her dad have lived an unsettled life.  Always moving from place to place.  Loo’s dad, Hawley, has a mysterious past, represented by twelve different scars all over his body–all from bullets.  341 more words

Book Reviews

7 Reasons You Should Never Stop Writing


by Nathan Elias

Writing is such a mysterious thing. Some people marvel at the task and enjoy its fruits (like books, movies, or music) while others take on the task of trying to create the things that people love. 1,174 more words

The Heavenly Table ~ A Capsule Book Review

The Heavenly Table ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp

The Heavenly Table by Donald Ray Pollock is set in the year 1917. Three brothers—Cane, Cob and Chimney Jewett—are dirt poor. 627 more words

Deutscher Krimi Preis 2017: Max Annas und Donald Ray Pollock siegen

Die Deutschen Krimi Preise 2017 sind vergeben. Wie schon in den Jahren zuvor gab es keine großen Überraschungen. Vier der sechs ausgezeichneten Kriminalromane habe ich gelesen: Zwei der Kategorie national und zwei der Kategorie International. 212 more words


The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock

This is one dark book. I love that about it. In fact, it was much darker than I expected and that is not a bad thing. 320 more words

Book Blogs

2016: The Reading Year

When I joined Goodreads earlier on this year, I decided to set myself a reading challenge.   For no reason other than it’s a nice round number I went for 100 books for the year.  834 more words

On Writers

Trump ist US-Präsident: Warum jetzt jeder Country Noir lesen sollte

Die US-Wahl ist geschlagen und das Entsetzen nicht nur in Amerika, sondern vor allem auch in Europa ist groß. Ich werde jetzt hier nicht in das allgemeine Trump-Bashing einfallen. 482 more words