The Prince of Tides

There's something about a story that is beautifully written that draws you in, even when the plot isn't edge-of-your-seat intense. This Pat Conroy story is one of those. It's lovely to read, even in it's quieter moments. Tom Wingo is a southern boy through and through. He grew up on Melrose Island in Colleton County, … Continue reading The Prince of Tides

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The Butterfly Garden

I love Criminal Minds. It's super fascinating, and exceptionally creepy at times. And this book would fit right in to the show. It is seriously disturbing, but Dot Hutchison made it hard to stop reading. The book opens in an interrogation room. A young woman is being interviewed. The FBI agents only know her as … Continue reading The Butterfly Garden

The Circle

I have had this book on my shelf forever. I've always thought about reading it, and then never seemed to get there. Although, having read it, I'm glad I waited. This Dave Eggers novel seems a little more relevant each year. Mae Holland has just landed her dream job-- working at the Circle. The Circle … Continue reading The Circle