Anne Griffin somehow manages to give perfect voice to an 84-year-old Irish codger, still grieving the death of his wife two years ago and taking a good, hard look at his life before he moves out of his home and into the next phase of his life. In each section, Maurice toasts five influential people… Read More When All Is Said by Anne Griffin
“Another year, and I still don’t like old people.” Hendrik Groen decides to start 2013 by keeping a diary of his days at a care home in North Amsterdam. He has many opinions on “the oldies” as he calls them, and about the world at large, that he shares amidst the everyday monotony of the… Read More The Secret Life of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old by Hendrik Groen
Myron Bolitar’s morally-questionable friend, Win, comes out of the shadows to investigate an anonymous tip that the son of Win’s cousin and the boy with whom he was kidnapped ten years ago are alive. Even though Myron sometimes struggles with it, he mostly accepts Win’s vigilante style of extreme justice, and is eager to help… Read More Home by Harlan Coben
1st in Dublin Murder Squad series I have owned this book for several years but never got around to reading it. Tana French occasionally comes across my radar in reviews of other authors’ works so I finally committed to reading this one. I listed to most of it on audio and the narrator is… Read More In the Woods by Tara French
In Schwab’s world, there are four parallel Londons. The lands used to be connected by doors through which some people, and magic, could travel. After Black London’s greediness for magic became its destruction, the doors between lands were sealed. Kell, raised by the ruling family of Red London, does not know how he became one… Read More A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
Following the assisted suicide of the man she loved, Louisa Clark tries to figure out how to move on in her life, with the help of family and new friends, including a young woman who may be the daughter Will never knew he had.