The Yard

Alex Grecian’s  The Yard takes place in 1889, and over a three-day period, detectives in Scotland Yard ‘s Murder Squad pursue a new type of criminal: the serial killer. I enjoy historical novels, and I love historical novels–especially historical novels that deal with the beginnings of organized police work and forensics. I really get into these types…

A Tale Dark And Grimm

A Tale Dark And Grimm

In A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz retells the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel by combining Hansel and Gretel with other Brothers Grimm fairy tales such as Faithful John, The Seven Ravens, The Robber Bridegroom, and The Devil and The Three Golden Hairs (just to name a few.)  Through Gidwitz’s story, Hansel and Gretel…

Indexing

I’m not done with Indexing by Seanan McGuire because it’s a serial novel and I’ll receive the next episode in two weeks.  However, I’ve read a good portion of the book so far and I wanted to share with everyone what I think of it so far.  It’s a shame that Indexing is a serial…

RIP VIII Book Suggestions

I noticed that for this year’s RIP, I’m reading or will be reading, many circus themed books.  I’ve read and reviewed A.R. Kahler’s The Immortal Circus, and I plan to read the next book in this developing series The Immortal Circus: Act Two. I’m reading Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus.  In the past, I read…

The Ocean at The End of The Lane

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane: A Novel

(Finishing Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean At The End Of The Lane completes book number two in the R.I.P. VIII Challenge.) As I begin to write this book review for Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean At The End Of The Lane, I realize something odd.  I don’t know the name of the main character.  Do I just…