The Red Notebook_Antoine Laurain

The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain

He drank some more wine, feeling he was about to commit a forbidden act.  A transgression. For a man should never go through a woman’s handbag – even the most remote tribe would adhere to that ancestral rule. Husbands in loincloths definitely did not have the right to go and look for a poisoned arrow […]... Read More
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Library Picks + Snow by Maxence Fermine

I’m happy to report that I’ve finished the bulk of my last library haul (I’m currently devouring Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye), giving me the perfect excuse to plunder the shelves for a fresh batch of books to drag home and enjoy. Right off the top is Snow, by French author Maxence Fermine. Set in […]... Read More
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Reader For Hire by Raymond Jean, and The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yoko Ogawa

I had a chance to accompany my husband on a two-day stint in Dover.  While he spent nearly 14 hours being seasick on a boat for an assignment (I feel you, babe.  Honestly, I do.) I spent Monday morning chilling in our hotel room and reading the library books I brought with me. First off, […]... Read More