Crooked Little Vein

Warren Ellis
The faint of heart and easily offended should probably leave this book to the bolder and more twisted reader. Warren Ellis, acclaimed horror and sci-fi comic book writer, gives us a hilarious and twisted noir detective story for his premier novel. ...

Review by Colleen M. »

Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts: 225 Inspired Projects for Year-round Celebrations

Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart's handmade holiday crafts : 225 inspired projects for year-round celebrations ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters
I am a fan of Sarah Waters. I loved Affinity, Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith, and especial The Night Watch. These are all powerful books with deeply complex characters and stunning twists and turns to the plot. The Paying Guest is not like her other books unfortunately. ...

Review by Colleen M. »

The Little Paris Bookshop: a Novel

Nina George
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George is a keeper which means I am going to buy this book. And I will reread it at least once and maybe twice and maybe more. I have marked so many passages that I find I have marked entire chapters. ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

Film Music

Mikaėl Tariverdiev
Simply titled Film Music doesn't really convey the depth of this wonderful collection of music fr ...

Review by Keith S. »

Dj-kicks

Moodymann
The 51st installment of the DK Kicks series goes to Detroit’s own Kenny Dixon Jr aka Moodyman. ...

Review by Keith S. »

Paper Wishes

Lois Sepahban
Manami and her family are sent to Manzanar, a Japanese Internment camp during WW II. The story is told from Manami's point of view, in journal form, as a young girl who perhaps does not fully understand the situation. Be sure to read the extended authors note which provides factual information. ...

Review by Michele R. »

A Bandit's Tale: the Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket

Deborah Hopkinson
Fantastic historical fiction set at the end of the 1800's. Great mash up of Oliver Twist story, Black Beauty horse tale and the Great Snowstorm of New York in 1889. Action and adventure make this a fast read! ...

Review by Michele R. »

It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History

Jennifer Wright
We've all endured breakups, it's a constant in the equation of the human condition. And more than a few of us have had bad, desperate, and, in hindsight, embarrassing reactions to brutal breakups. Well, at least nothing can be as destructive or as embarrassing as the reactions of these famous individuals. ...

Review by Colleen M. »