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
I know this is a book blog, but the official movie trailer for The Hunger Games just came out and now I’m even more excited to see it. The cast list is super impressive. The lead, Katniss, is played by Jennifer Lawrence, who also was the female lead in Winter’s Bone, for which she was nominated… Continue reading The Hunger Games Official Movie Trailer!
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