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Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

By on July 22, 2016

So, I finished Wild. It’s a book that deviates from my usual interests. It’s not horror, it’s not a thriller, it’s not historical. And, I know this is a defeatist…

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Bookstores We Love: Once Upon a Crime, Minneapolis MN

By on July 13, 2016

The store is unassuming, nestled in the lowest level of a brick building right off a busy thoroughfare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In Once Upon a Crime’s 30 years as an…

Book Reviews

Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

By on May 27, 2016

My fellow LQ contributor, Kathleen, included The Girl on the Train in her list of captivating audiobooks to listen to, and I am happy to say that I wholeheartedly…

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Sorting LOTR Characters into Hogwarts Houses

By on May 20, 2016

I just out-nerded myself by spending an exorbitant amount of time explaining to my fiance, whilst watching the extended director’s cut of The Fellowship of the Ring, which Lord…

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Review: House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

By on May 16, 2016

I read House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. Why? Well, it kept popping up on “best of” lists for horror novels, it featured an unorthodox text format that…