Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox
Published 9/20/2010 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Edward Glyver is a man of many talents. He’s a book lover, scholar, investigator and, most recently, a murderer. As “The Meaning of Night” opens Edward is following a perfect stranger preparing to kill him. This man has done no ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Lamb by Christopher Moore
Published 9/6/2010 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
“Lamb” is the story of Jesus Christ and his childhood pal, Biff. As a narrator, Biff chronicles Jesus’ years that are missing from the Bible. This book is not for the fundamentalist. I did not find “Lamb” to be sacrilegious ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston
Published 8/30/2010 at 11:19 a.m. 0 comments
I had never read any of Charlie Huston’s novels. I had heard of his devoted cult following and his inappropriate, dark, grisly humor - just my kind of author. But I had never actually picked up one of his books ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Under The Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer
Published 8/23/2010 at 10:44 a.m. 0 comments
In July of 1984 brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty murdered their brother Allen’s wife and infant daughter. When they were arrested, they said that they were told directly from God that they had to kill the woman and child. In ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
Published 8/16/2010 at 12:29 p.m. 0 comments
Gunslinger Roland of Gilead is no Harry Potter. My husband and I are both avid readers and book lovers. When we first started dating, I constantly raved about Harry Potter - this was before the final book was released - ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Pact by Jodi Picoult
Published 8/2/2010 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments
Chris Harte and Emily Gold have known each other since they were infants. Their parents have been next-door neighbors and the best of friends for 18 years. The parents have always had a secret hope that the children’s close friendship ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Published 7/26/2010 at 10:14 a.m. 0 comments
The story of the Piper family is one of sadness, heartbreak and well-kept secrets. “Fall on Your Knees” centers around the four unforgettable Piper sisters, Kathleen, Mercedes, Frances and Lily. Each sister is unique and has a story of her ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks
Published 7/19/2010 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
“The Sweet Hereafter” is a story that explores how you deal when the worst possible thing happens. Who do you blame, and how do you deal with your grief? It was like any other morning in the small town of ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Published 7/5/2010 at 10:24 a.m. 0 comments
In Stalin’s Soviet Union there isn’t supposed to be any crime. The government strives for a utopian paradise for its people. One of it’s primary bases is that the citizens can live free from crime and fear. The citizens live ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell
Published 6/28/2010 at 10:01 a.m. 0 comments
Harley Altmyer is young with his whole life in front of him. He should be away at college, figuring out who he is and what he wants to do with his life. Harley’s not away at college or backpacking through ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk
Published 6/7/2010 at 10:26 a.m. 0 comments
Chuck Palahniuk is one of those authors you have to trust, jump into his novels with both feet, and let him take you on a very wild, confusing ride. He's best known for his cult favorite book “Fight Club” but ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
Published 6/2/2010 at 2:44 p.m. 0 comments
Towner Whitney left Salem, Massachusetts, a long time ago and never looked back. In fact, she never intended to return until her beloved Aunt Eva goes missing. Towner reluctantly returns to Salem to help search for her missing aunt. Shorty ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Published 5/24/2010 at 11:08 a.m. 0 comments
“Sarah’s Key” is the story of 10-year-old Sarah Strazynski. A French girl born to Jewish parents, Sarah and her family are rounded up in 1942 and held in the Velodrome d’Hiver in Paris before being sent off to Auschwitz. The ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Published 5/17/2010 at 12:16 p.m. 0 comments
“The Little Stranger” opens innocently enough but soon dives into a dark, haunted house and the dark, haunted family that lives there. Life-long bachelor Dr. Faraday has built a cozy, respectable life as a country doctor in the town of ...
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: In The Woods by Tana French
Published 5/3/2010 at 11:27 a.m. 0 comments
Rob Ryan is a detective in Dublin, Ireland. He takes pride in being a detective and tries to play the part as best he can. But Rob goes about his work with a secret past. No one knows Rob Ryan ...