Mystery

What Was Lost…a must read mystery that’s funny, sad and touching all at the same time

Title: What Was Lost Author: Catherine O’Flynn Published: Holt Paperbacks/2007 Genre: Mystery Length: 240 pages Rating: 7.5/10 I found What Was Lost (winner of the Costa First Novel Award) in the clearance section of Borders for $3.00 and had no idea I’d like it as much as I did. It’s a mystery, broken into 4 sections that move between past and present. The first section focuses… Continue reading What Was Lost…a must read mystery that’s funny, sad and touching all at the same time

Humor · Mystery

Skinny Dip…intelligent, witty, but completely ridiculous

Title: Skinny Dip Author: Carl Hiaasen Published: Warner Books/2004 Genre: Mystery/Satire Length: 355 pages Rating: 4.5/10 My friend Krista G. let me borrow Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen, her fiance’s favorite author. I’ve seen Hiaasen’s books before but never found the covers or titles appealing, which makes sense because his novels seem to be written more for men than women. Skinny Dip was as much a… Continue reading Skinny Dip…intelligent, witty, but completely ridiculous