Posted in November 2012

An Evening with Charlaine Harris

To kick off the 11th annual Vegas Valley Book Festival Charlaine Harris delivered a keynote address at the Clark County Library on November 1st. I’ve only read one of Ms. Harris’ novels, the first of her Sookie Stackhouse series, Dead Until Dark.  I didn’t like the book well enough to plow through the other 12 … Continue reading

Gone but not Forgotten

When a man talks about wanting to unspool his wife’s brains (his wife who recently vanished), he’s gotta be guilty of murder, right? That’s the seminal question in Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Told in duel narratives—Nick, the husband’s, and Amy’s, his missing wife—this story engages from the first page. Flynn deftly guides the reader … Continue reading