Two Graves is the finale to what the authors are calling “The Helen Trilogy”. This somewhat standalone trilogy within the multiple volume Pendergast series began with Fever Dream continued with … Continue Reading Two Graves by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
You never catch all of a movie the first time in a theater. Even if you’re watching it critically, big chunks of it can get by even movie nerds like … Continue Reading Take 2 – SKYFALL
Televisions? Where we’re going, we won’t NEED televisions.
Short stories are tricky things for me. Books usually take around 30 pages to grab my interest. If I’m not thoroughly hooked by the 50th page or so I know … Continue Reading Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories by Ian Fleming
James Bond returns in Ian Fleming’s second novel, Live and Let Die. This time we find James traveling to New York City to track down the source of mysterious gold … Continue Reading Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming
Sharp Objects is a mystery/thriller told from the perspective of a narrator that is not unreliable so much as untethered. This is a dark and at times brutal book that … Continue Reading Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
She can swallow a lot more than a soul with that split tongue! Am I right, fellas? (rimshot)