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Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4)

By Robert Galbraith, An intricate political and equestrian-themed Cormoran Strike novel from Rowling

Lethal White by Robert Galbraith, a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, was released yesterday to much excitement. Like the Harry Potter novels that seemed to grow in size with each new release, Lethal White is the lengthiest of the Strike books, clocking in at a hefty 600+ pages. This book is the fourth installment in Rowling’s …

        

Book Cover Face-off 2018 Edition

In writing this blog, I really wanted to focus on coming up with thoughtful or insightful content about books … usually. This is not one of those posts. Today, we’re here to judge books by their cover! Yay! More specifically, I thought it’d be fun to pit the United States versions of book covers against …

                 

The Devil in the White City

By Erik Larson, The fascinating story of an architect, a serial killer and the 1893 World Fair in Chicago

When I first moved to Chicago for grad school, we were assigned The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson as recommended summer reading. It was an apt choice — our building is located along the Midway Plaisance which served as the entertainment area for the 1893 World’s Fair featured in the book. According …

     

Bookish Wrap-Up September 8, 2018

Hey there, bookish people, and it’s the weekend! If you’re in the mood for some reading, here’s what I’ve been reading lately (click the links for the full review): New from The Bibliofile Book Review | Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman – Yeah, so, I’m basically the one person on the planet …

                 

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

By Gail Honeyman, A well-meaning and optimistic story about isolation and mental illness

I think pretty much everyone else has read Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by now, or at least everyone among book bloggers, so I’m fairly late to this party. But I’ve been wanting to read less depressing stuff, and it’s never too late to enjoy a good book right? Right. Before I jump into the …