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In a dark, dark wood... there was a dark, dark house... (My thoughts on Ruth Ware's debut - #bookclub)

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware was my book club’s February pick. (Originally, the club’s pick was Alexander Hamilton, but after realizing that book was 700+ pages and we had only 3 ½ weeks to read it, the woman who selected it was merciful and changed her selection.) 464 more words

Jill Archer

Narrators and Point of View

This blog is an assessment of the main character and narrator, Stevens, in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Remains of the Day.  This book could be classified as a romance, as one of the central plots revolves around the unsuccessful relationship of Stevens to the housekeeper, Miss Kenton.   703 more words

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

Maud may hold the only clues to the case of a missing woman… But she suffers from dementia, and the clues fade in and out of her consciousness. 197 more words

Women's Fiction

The Books that Built the Blogger: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

I suppose at one time in my life I might have had any number of stories, but now there is no other. This is the only story I will ever be able to tell.

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Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough – a review

Friendly single mother, Louise, meets David in a bar. Flirtation becomes a kiss, but it ends there. The next day, at work, Louise meets her new boss and gets a glimpse of his beautiful wife, Adele. 408 more words

Unreliable Narrators, Unreliable Facts

One of the cardinal rules of writing speculative fiction (and there are few cardinal rules in a field where the goal is to gain enough credibility to… 382 more words


30 Day Writing Challenge: 2

Day 2 —Tell about a character who lost something important to him/her.

Okay, the story below contains psychological issues and please, if you feel that you might be triggered in any way, please please do not read.  1,612 more words

30 Day Challenge