Finding Closure: The End of a Series | In the Bookroom

It was with excitement and some dismay that I read the final installments of a pair of long-running historical series: Willig’s Pink Carnation and Long’s Pennyroyal Green

Audiobooks from Cohen, Higashino, and Sandford | Xpress Reviews

For the memoir and Jewish identity collections of all libraries, Higashino is Highly recommended for mystery lovers, the adrenaline is almost tangible in Sandford’s latest

RIP Cathie Linz: A Librarian & Romance Writer

The romance world and librarianship mourn the loss of author/librarian Cathie Linz

Best Books 2014: E-Originals

From dystopian sf, vampire stories, and Indian culture clashes to intergalactic adventures, a very hot fantasy, tortured heroes and heroines, and military romance, the best ebooks offer a rich and deep well of reading enjoyment

Cancer Gene Blues: Seven Titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is all about the numbers: the infamous one in eight lifetime probability of a diagnosis, the number of lymph nodes removed, gene mutations 1 and 2, risk factor percentages, even how old one should be to start screenings.

Fiction from Aitcheson, Brown, Haas, Rollins; Canadian zombies; a forensic debut | Xpress Reviews

Swordplay and chases, Brown has a Mean Streak, zombie fiction from up North, a mystery writer and a forensic scientist team up, for fans of European crime novels, and an excellent nail-biting thriller from Rollins

Romance Awards Presented in San Antonio | RWA 2014

Romance Writers of America (RWA) announce its top award winners in nine categories

Bob Fosse’s Masterpiece, Peter O’Toole’s Last Act, Halle Berry’s New Look, & More | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray

The Normal Heart

Fosse’s musical, lots of drama, and Cuarón’s Y tu Mamá También.

Nonfiction on Route 66 and Photos of Sharon Tate | Xpress Reviews

A famed American highway in all its postcard glory; an intimate photo-bio of actress Sharon Tate by her sister

Family drama, Remastered Chaplin, Cronenberg’s breakout, TV’s Vicious | Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Blu-ray

The Amazing Catfish

Ride with the 12 O’Clock Boys, visualize A Day Late and a Dollar Short, an Insomnia that involves death