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How to Start a Fire

The Short Version: When college roommates Anna and Kate find Georgianna passed out on a lawn, their duo becomes a trio. Over the next twenty years, they grow up (or try to) while making various mistakes and achieving unexpected successes, all with the shadow of one fateful night in college that irrevocably changed all three of them. 1,118 more words


Book Characters + "1989" Album

Scent evokes memories, promptly stirring up musings and thoughts about things and people and places that we haven’t thought about for months or years. I can say the same thing about music. 716 more words


A Review of Lisa Lutz's The Last Word: Spellman Document 6 (by Jill)

It appears to be my week to read and write about books that wrap up a series I’ve been reading for years but have never talked about on the blog. 1,084 more words

Fiction - General

How to Start a Fire by Lisa Lutz

How to Start a Fire

by Lisa Lutz
Hardcover, 337 pg.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
Read: June 5 – 6, 2015
I really enjoyed Lisa Lutz’s latest, best, and most mature novel and want to encourage you to give it a read. 617 more words


HEADS YOU LOSE by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward

Okay, you got us – this isn’t a new release. But our mission here at the River Heights Book Review is to introduce you to books you’ll want to read, and sometimes that means covering older gems you may have missed. 463 more words


Books for May

May =  a mix of new releases I definitely want and those that I’m not quite sure about…

The definites:

Julie Cross & Mark Perini… 912 more words

New Releases

The Last Word (The Spellmans #6) By: Lisa Lutz

The Last Word (The Spellmans #6) By: Lisa Lutz


Isabel Spellman is used to being followed, extorted, and questioned—all occupational hazards of working at her family’s firm, Spellman Investigations. 511 more words

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