Tag Archives Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects


I’ve read Gone Girl, so when I went into this book, I knew what to expect – seriously evil characters, and a dark, twisty plot.

I also knew that this was Gillian Flynn’s first book, and I went into it expecting some flaws, and blunt edges. In both areas, this book worked for me as expected.

Two Movies and a Makeover


Last weekend was an epic movie watching weekend. Gone Girl premiered on Star Movies on July 25th, and it's one I've long been wanting to see. I was so super-efficient that evening, wrapped up dinner, put both the kids to sleep, and then settled down on the sofa to peaceably watch it on the telly. ...

Ten Best Books of the Last Three Years


Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list the ten books that we’d class as our all time favorite books within the last 3-5 years. This could be pretty hard, or extremely easy, let’s see.

Turned out, it was easier than I thought. While scanning my reading list page where I jot down all the books I’ve read, certain books just leaped out at me, those books that were so so good that I just couldn’t put them down, that I remember even after quite some time has passed.

Ten Authors I’ve Only Read One Book Of and Need to Read More


Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list ten authors that I’ve only read one book from but need to read more. It happens to me all the time, I read a book by an author, love it so much that I look up all books written by ...

Hot June Books


FRIDAY FINDS showcases the books you found and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list… whether you found them online, or in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! (they aren’t necessarily books you purchased). Some big-name authors books are coming out with new books this June. There's George R.R.Martin with his new book ...

Meme: Six in Six


I saw this meme over at The Bookworm Chronicles and decided this was the perfect way to showcase the books I read this year and loved or disappointed with. In this meme, I catalog books in chunks of sixes like so: Six new authors to me Abraham Verghese George R.R.Martin Alice Munro Jonathan Safran Foer Jo Nesbo Kishwar Desai Six authors I have ...