Posted in February 2014

Crap, Crap, and More Crap

Well, I’m a full 2 books behind schedule and I seem to not be having any luck at all! After Nikolski I decided that I was going to reward myself with a nice easy read, so I picked up Robyn Carr’s ‘The Newcomer’ on sale at Kobo. I gave it 54 pages before I decided … Continue reading

Review: Nikolski

I am flummoxed, mystified, mildly frustrated after finishing Nicolas Dickner’s Nikolski. This is exactly how I felt after reading Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, and I don’t really like the feeling – like I’m missing something the rest of the world can see. But I also can’t escape the feeling that Dickner lead me … Continue reading

Review: The Firebird

I have been remiss. This review should actually have been written prior to the last, but The Fault in Our Stars caught and hooked me like a big trout, and I wrote the review immediately upon putting it down on the tear-soaked table in the Chicago airport cafeteria. That I was not compelled to write the … Continue reading