Britt-Marie is the latest literary curmudgeon, following after Ove and Eleanor Oliphant.
A quick read with a younger voice, this was a different retelling of the Snow Queen, though it kept true to the Snow Queen's character.
A fantastical retelling of the Russian Baba Yaga mixed in with a Cinderella-esque wicked stepmother/sisters.
Plaguewalker is an interesting exploration in prejudice and social ostracism based on superficial behaviors.
Writing Wild Writing Wild is a book not in line with how I view the world, namely the spiritual undertones. The author is too David Avocado Wolfe for me, with her messages of balancing ions in the body, energies, chakras, etc. A snake crossing your path has meaning only because you’ve given it meaning; not … Continue reading Writing Wild: Forming a Creative Partnership with Nature
Someone we Know is a slow-burning read, with everything coming to a quick head at the end.
3 stars Cinematic as usual, Ahlborn's writing in this book was just as good as her other ones. I can't say Within These Walls is my favorite of hers or her creepiest, but it's definitely good, though not up to standards as her other books.
3 stars “A wall, after all, isn’t just about keeping others out. It can also be for trapping people inside.”
3 stars 18 year-old angry, rebellious, stubborn Stella is in jailed for the murder of 33-year-old Chris, businessman and millionaire. The question is: did she really murder him?
Coates has you panting as the forest killer hunts down the characters, starting with poor Eileen. A typical mystery/thriller, Hunted leaves you guessing what the hunter with the razor sharp claws is, and who's really behind the murders.