I’m Thinking of Ending Things

The narrator and her boyfriend Jake are embarking on a trip to Jake’s parents’ farmhouse during a snowstorm.  Along the way, the narrator tells the story of her relationship with Jake, how they met and their time together up to this point – a point where she’s thinking of ending things between them. I’m Thinking…

Elevation

With each passing day, Scott Carey weighs less and less, however, he continues to retain mass.  What will happen if he hits zero?  That’s not Scott’s only problem, either.   A young lesbian couple next door walk their dogs every day in front of Scott’s home only to have the dogs relieve themselves on Carey’s front…

Still Life

Over Thanksgiving weekend in the small Quebec Township of Three Pines, the body of a beloved resident is found lying amongst the leaves in the forest.  Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called in to investigate what appears to be a murder.  Can this picturesque town and close-knit community survive a…

Hallowe’en Party

Shortly after confessing she had once witnessed a murder, thirteen year old Joyce is found having drowned in an apple-bobbing tub during a Halloween Party.  Famed investigator Hercule Poirot is brought in to uncover the killer. I’m not going to lie, for a book that seems to be heavily marketed as a Halloween-centric novel, I…

Batman: The Long Halloween

Well, this is a rarity. I honestly can’t remember the last time I re-read a book.  Granted, this was a graphic novel, which is generally a quick read anyhow, but usually my cup overfloweth with new reads leaving me with little interest in re-reading stuff.  Back in August when I was scheduling my reads for…

Cujo

It’s October.. you know what that means?  Another month filled with spooktacular Halloween reads!  And who could have a month of horror without Uncle Stevie?  Not this guy, that’s for sure. So I’ve dug into the past and selected one of Sai King’s early books, Cujo.  Yes, a book that was written by an author…

Kiss Her Goodbye

Career criminal Joe has his life turned upside down following his daughter Gemma’s unexpected suicide. Holding his cousin Adam responsible for his daughter’s untimely death, Joe travels to Adam with annihilation on his mind. However, upon arrival, Joe is told of his wife’s gruesome murder and due to their rocky relationship as well as some…

Artemis

Andy Weir returns with Artemis, the follow-up to his massively successful novel The Martian.  This time around we follow Jazz, a twenty-something smuggler living in Artemis, a small city located on the surface of the Moon.  Life changes for Jazz when she is offered a princely sum to help a customer gain control of a…