ACCENT: THE LIGHT OF PARIS by Eleanor Brown

Light it is indeed. Using the tried and true format of alternating narratives, Brown links the lives of Madeleine and her grandmother Margie, and their quest for happiness. Madeleine seeks refuge from an unhappy marriage and a controlling husband in her childhood bedroom. Her mother is nearly as picky as the man she is trying…

REVIEW: LOST AND GONE FOREVER by Alex Grecian

This is the first book I’ve read by Alex Grecian, though it is the fifth in the series that began with The Yard. [I tried to read The Harvest Man (#4) but I just could not get into it.] The novel begins with the escape of a nameless man and for a few chapters the reader isn’t…

ARMCHAIR BEA 16: Giveaway #1

ime to get free stuff! Armchair BEA has been hosting giveaways all week. Now is the time for bloggers to post items to win. Be sure to check out all the blogs for lots of great stuff. My thanks to Katie at Putnam for this title. from the publisher… MONSTERS introduces Stacey Lane, a published poet…

Books for an equinox season

Like a rider at the top of a roller coaster’s first hill, our planet sits on the pinnacle of light and darkness, before plunging headlong into the next season. Summer is on its way, but before it arrives, we have a moment to look out over what awaits. RHETORIC & POETRY Is there anything more stereotypically…

REVIEW: JANE STEELE by Lyndsay Faye

In this highly imaginative adventure, the heroine is no meek governess left to wander the moors. Though she shares some unfortunate circumstances with Jane Eyre — ones she freely acknowledges to the reader — Jane Steele is a fierce, violent and stubborn. And she is a murderer. One assumes had she met a crazed, homicidal…

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