The Day of Atonement by David Liss (Random House, Sept. 23,2014)-Sebastião Raposa was only a boy when he was forced to flee Lisbon after his family was taken away by the Inquisition. It’s now 10 years later, and he’s returned to Portugal under the name of Sebastian Foxx, and in the guise of an English businessman. Business isn’t his real priority in Portugal, however. In fact, all these years he’s … Continue reading
GOODHOUSE (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by Peyton Marshall comes out next week, and she kindly stopped by to tell us about the new book, why she wrote it, and much more! Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us a bit about Goodhouse and what inspired you to write it? I’ve always been fascinated by questions of identity: How we define ourselves as individuals, how other people perceive … Continue reading
THE ANATOMY OF DREAMS just came out this week, and I’m thrilled that I got a chance to ask Chloe Benjamin a few questions about the new book, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us more about The Anatomy of Dreams and what inspired you to write it? Happily! I’ve always been fascinated by dreams—they’re such incredible evidence of human imagination, contradiction and absurdity—and I … Continue reading
Here I am again, with your TBR busting weekend round-up! Suspense, SFF, fiction, it’s all here and you’re sure to find something to sink your teeth into over the weekend, all under $5!
Please welcome Tawni O’Dell to the blog! Her brand new book, ONE OF US, was out in August, and she kindly stopped by to answer a few of my questions! Will you tell us a bit about your new book, ONE OF US, and what inspired you to write it? One of Us is about Dr. Sheridan Doyle, a brilliant, successful forensic psychologist on the surface but beneath his polished, … Continue reading
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf, Sept 9th, 2014)-Station Eleven takes place, mostly, in Year Twenty, which is, appropriately, 20 years after 99% of the world’s population is obliterated by a swift killer called the Georgia Flu. The comment is made by one character that it’s kind of a lovely name (after the Georgia of Eurasia, it’s origin), for something that kills so quickly and ruthlessly, roughly 48 … Continue reading
Helen Giltrow’s debut novel, THE DISTANCE, will be out tomorrow, and she kindly stopped by to answer a few of my questions about it, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us a bit about your new book, The Distance, and what inspired you to write it? The book’s central character is a woman who calls herself Karla. For years she sold information to criminals, from … Continue reading
All of these Kindle titles are under $5 (Redshirts is right at $5)! A whole lotta deals and a whole lotta awesome! Get ‘em while they’re hot, and don’t miss the chance to fatten up your TBR without breaking the bank.
The Kills: The Massive by Richard House (Picador, August 2014)-The US release of The Kills is actually four books in one, and after starting off with a bang with Sutler, it’s time to move onto Book 2: The Massive. The Massive is the “city” at Camp Liberty that all that money that disappeared in Sutler was supposed to fund. It’s Iraq, it’s hot, bullets are flying, IEDs are par for the … Continue reading
Lots of great deals, all under $5! As always, double checking before you click the Buy button is always in order, because sometimes these deals don’t last long. Lots of great stuff here, just in time for the holiday weekend!