2014 Book #52: The Bone Clocks

I’ve been putting off writing this review since I finishedThe Bone Clocks because I’ve had a hard time wrapping my head around it. Now, of course, I’m behind again, so here it goes anyway. I’ll do my best to make sense of it...

2014 Book #51: Authority

2014 Book #51: Authority

Authority is the second book in the Southern Reach Trilogy, to which I am hopelessly addicted. This one begins to fill in the mysteries surrounding Area X and the biologist’s experiences there that we read about in Annihilation. Which means...

2014 Book #47: Annihilation

2014 Book #47: Annihilation

Annihilation reads like an episode of The Twilight Zone, complete with the explanatory monologue at the end. I could hear Rod Serling’s voice in my head. I think that’s why I liked Annihilation so much. It’s about the twelfth...

(Dog) Food: How to make Alligators!

(Dog) Food: How to make Alligators!

At the beginning of this year, I made the decision to stick with book-themed posts rather than make my random deviations into food and photography, and, well, I’m breaking that rule here because I want to Share the Wealth. Alligators are...

2014 Book #46: Doomed

2014 Book #46: Doomed

I see what you’re doing, Chuck Palahniuk. You’ve written a Purgatorio to go after Damned, your Inferno. We all know what’s coming next. I only read Doomed because I own (won) it, so I’ve been meaning to read it only for that...

2014 Book #45: Joe

2014 Book #45: Joe

After I finished Facing the Music last year, I didn’t see myself becoming a huge Larry Brown fan. That short story collection is good enough, but it’s not spectacular and no way near as intriguing as the man himself. Joe, though! Joe is...

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