I’m just kidding. It’s a book about Heaven, Inc. 4 Pretzels. Look, this book has gotten a bad rap on Goodreads, and I just don’t get it. It’s clever, light-hearted, and funny. So, exactly what we need right now. Let’s get into, shall we? What in God’s Name (Simon Rich) is about a couple of lowContinue reading “What in God’s Name: The 2020 Story”
“Why didn’t we act like normal people instead of huddling in the stacks, our bodies shiny with fire gel?” – Nothing to See Here, Kevin Wilson For a book that is, at its core, about abandoned children, this book is hysterical. The dialogue, the prose, all of it.
Okay, so, we’re cruising through both story lines and some pretty significant shit happens, but in my head I’m Homer Simpsoning it over these damn cinnamon rolls.
This book is full of twists and turns, conflicting stories, and belladonna. Read it. You won’t be disappointed. Unless you just love super boring books that aren’t at all about cults.
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a fun, creative mystery with one banger of a reveal by Matthew Sullivan.
This book is not about the English countryside. Apparently there was a lot of miscommunication about that on Goodreads. I mean, you should read it regardless, but just now it doesn’t look like the set of the Great British Baking Show.
The book begins with a kidnapping. Young Kylie is taken from the bus stop by a couple who seem to hate themselves for what they’re doing, but will also do anything to get their child back. It’s a conundrum.
Annie and Orion have been married for twenty-seven years. They have three grown children; Andrew and Ariane who are twins, and Marissa, the baby of the family. Annie is an artist who has very recently, thanks to the help of a gallery owner, come in to a little bit of fame.
Hey, it could be that punctuating dialogue is a weak point for me as a writer and it never occurred to me that I could just not do it. Maybe it’s all jealousy on my part.
The book opens with a literal bang. Miracle Submarine is on fire and we don’t know the extent of the damage until we get to court.