Literature · Movie Based on the Book

Winter’s Bone…gritty, dark and beautifully written

Title: Winter’s Bone Author: Daniel Woodrell Published: Back Bay Books/2007 Genre: Literature Length: 224 pages Rating: 7.5/10 I actually heard of Daniel Woodrell’s newest book, a collection of short stories called The Outlaw Album, before I realized he was also the author of Winter’s Bone. After a little more research, I discovered that Woodrell is the author of a number of books,… Continue reading Winter’s Bone…gritty, dark and beautifully written

Horror · Movie Based on the Book · Thriller

Let the Right One In…creepy, suspenseful & oh-so-good

Title: Let the Right One In  Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist Published: Thomas Dunne Books/2008 Genre: Thriller/Horror Length: 480 pages Rating: 8/10 I bought Let the Right One In at Books Inc. in Mountain View, CA. It’s by a Swedish author, John Ajvide Lindqvist, who was called “Sweden’s Steven King” by the Tuscan Citizen. And apparently you can’t go wrong with a 500 page book… Continue reading Let the Right One In…creepy, suspenseful & oh-so-good