Reading Addict

Nic Pizzolatto and True Detective by Nick Abrahamson

I opted to read Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto because I've recently become obsessed with True Detective, his metafictional/physical nightmare HBO crime procedural.

The Raphael Rerun Principle by Laura Raphael

The joke in my family is that I like reruns. From leftover pizza to watching that same episode of “Friends” for the tenth time, I find comfort in returning to what I’ve already encountered.

While this belies a rather conservative streak in my character, I suppose, I have an additional explanation: re-watching or re-reading (or re-eating) can also be a richer experience, deeper and more rewarding the second time round than the first.

Love Hurts by Cindy Hulsey

How well do we really know those we love?  And how far are we willing to go to deceive ourselves and others when it comes to matters of the heart? The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt poses these questions.

The Young, The New, and the Restless by Rebecca Howard

Do you read New Adult (NA) fiction? Although coined by St. Martin’s Press in 2009, I’ve only begun regularly hearing and seeing this phrase in the past year or so.  New Adult fiction is touted as a way of bridging the gap between Young Adult (YA) and Adult Fiction.  Characters are generally between the ages of 18-26 and are experiencing “new adult” kind of things—going away to college, beginning a career, a serious relationship.

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