Archive for March 2018

Flight, Flight or Just Get Drunk: The Flight Attendant

Flight, Flight or Just Get Drunk: The Flight Attendant
Is it just me or does it seem like bookshelves are awash in drunken heroines lately? From “The Girl on the Train” to “The Woman in the Window,” frustrated female protagonists everywhere are hitting the bottle. And Chris Bohjalian’s latest thriller, “The Flight Attendant,” follows suit — with leading lady Cassandra Bowden leaning heavily on... Read more »

Life Without Filters: Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny

Life Without Filters: Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny
The truth may be stranger than fiction, but in Katherine Heiny’s “Standard Deviation,” fiction is so much funnier than the truth. The author’s debut novel takes readers into the world of Graham Cavanaugh, and through his eyes, introduces you to his younger wife Audra, their son Matthew, his first wife, Elspeth, and a cast of... Read more »

Voyeurism Might Just Kill You: The Woman in the Window

Voyeurism Might Just Kill You: The Woman in the Window
So I wasn’t sure about reading “The Woman in the Window.” I knew I needed something to distract from the day-to-day bullsnot that is cable news, and thrillers are usually a go-to for that. Easy to engage, keep you entertained, total mind candy. But a few pages in to A.J. Finn’s debut novel and I... Read more »
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