Category Archives: Fiction – Funny

A Review of Jen Lancaster’s The Best of Enemies (by Jill)

  After reading Twisted Sisters last year, I was worried that I would not enjoy any more of Jen Lancaster’s fiction, but I decided to try again. And you know what? I actually really liked The Best of Enemies. Is … Continue reading

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A Review of Christopher Moore’s The Serpent of Venice (by Jill)

  It’s a testament to how far behind I am on my blogging right now that I had to look in my 2016 reading list on the blog to remind myself which book I read after Ripper. And when I … Continue reading

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Progress report on Diana Gabaldon’s Voyager (by Jill)

  Today ended up being a read-all-day Thursday, which I desperately needed, complete with gloomy skies and a midday thunderstorm. The only downside to the dreary weather, as far as I’m concerned, is that my Golden Retriever Bailey has developed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Edward St. Aubyn’s Lost for Words (by Jill)

Apparently Edward St. Aubyn is quite famous, but I had never heard of him until I got this book from my boss a few months ago. Lost for Words details the process of selecting the Elysian Prize, a major literary … Continue reading

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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. This is a confusing and somewhat annoying experience. The Last … Continue reading

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In which Jill reviews Jen Lancaster’s Here I Go Again and cops to another guilty reading pleasure

I have a general ban on Chick Lit in my house—any novel that features a twenty or thirty-something female lead who is struggling with career, love, and/or family woes in the 21st century and also enjoys referring to designer clothing … Continue reading

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Now with real textual support of my opinions: my review of Kim Harrison’s The Undead Pool.

The worst thing about this book is that it has this feeling of getting things ready for a big end-of-series climax (this is the penultimate book of The Hollows series).  There are way too many questions left at the end … Continue reading

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