Main Menu

Tag Archives | Books

index.php_.jpg

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

A dark (as the title states), depressing novel with pretty much no sympathetic characters, this is the second novel by Gone Girl author Flynn.  The main character here, Libby Day, was witness to her mother and sisters being murdered when she was a small child.  In court, she identified her brother as the killer.  Over […]

Continue Reading 0
ruth.jpg

The Child’s Child by Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell)

By far my favorite book of 2012 (even though I read it in 2013).  It is a strong, fierce thriller that combines social commentary and suspense…all in one well-written story.  It is no surprise to me that Ruth Rendell is still writing strong, highly literary pieces of fiction.  She is one of the leaders of […]

Continue Reading 2
WRC-Website

Winter Reading

Join the teen winter reading program by reading two books and earn an insulated mug! Every two book finished log qualifies as an entry for prizes. Drawings will be Jan. 10 for a $50 Amazon gift card, Jan. 31 for a Kindle WiFi, and Feb. 28 for a Sony Reader WiFi. Participation open for teens […]

Continue Reading 0

The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler once again captures the heart and soul of someone going through a trying time. This time, it’s Aaron…who lives an unremarkable life with an unremarkable woman…Dorothy.  But, after Dorothy’s sudden death, Aaron’s period of adjustment offers more than just grief and depression.  He simply cannot let Dorothy go. This is a touching, sweet […]

Continue Reading 0