Category: relationship

Book Review: Defectors, by Joseph Kanon

I am so into Spy novels. Mitch Rapp, and Jack Ryan are two of my favorite characters in the genre. I was thrilled when I received a copy of Joseph Kanon’s Defectors to review. What could be better than a spy novel set in Russia during the meat of the Cold War? Little else, let […]

Book Review: Find You In The Dark, by Nathan Ripley

Find You In The Dark is the debut novel from Journey Prize winning author, Nathan Ripley (Naben Ruthneum). I am thrilled I received an advance copy, as the book won’t actually be released from Atria Books until June 2018. The main character is Martin Reese. Married, with a fifteen year old daughter, Reese made a […]

Is The Walking Dead . . . Dead?

The Walking dead first aired in the United States with an eight episode season in October 2010. For the next five years viewership and television ratings increased exponentially. While the show is loosely based on graphic novels written by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, the AMC series really launched the return of Zombies being […]

Book Review: SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, by Christopher Valen

I have been a fan of the John Santana crime novels from the beginning, as well as an immediate fan of Christopher Valen. His writing style, characters, and tight-knitted plots made becoming a fan simple, natural. I mean, Valen puts everything a mystery reader wants inside every one of his novels. Intrigue, suspense, a splash […]

Netflix Movie Review: The Skeleton Twins

So I went to Netflix and saw that the Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader movie, The Skeleton Twins was recently added. I remember when they made the circuit promoting the film. I made myself a frozen pizza dinner and settled in on the sofa. I figured with Wiig and Hader, Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell, […]