Review: Deep End of the Ocean

This Story Made Me Sick. I bought this novel without knowing its topic, because I met the author at Love is Murder, a writer's conference in Chicago a year or two ago. I must confess, the first chapter made me sick. I shelved the book and, for months, sneered at the title while dusting or rearranging … Continue reading Review: Deep End of the Ocean

“The Rosie Project”- Hilarious

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is full of ironic, smart wit. Those who enjoy obvious, slapstick types of humor may not catch the author’s brand of humor, but it cracked me up. Professor Don Tillman is a geneticist with a very high IQ, a remarkable memory, and some sort of syndrome, probably Asperger’s Disease, … Continue reading “The Rosie Project”- Hilarious

Book Signing at Centuries and Sleuths

Centuries and Sleuths is a gem of a book store: cozy, unique, with warm and friendly owners behind the counter. Today the Forest Park, IL store hosted the book launch for my writer's group buddy, Helen Osterman. I attended the event to support Helen, but also to learn. Someday I'll have my book, "Rim to … Continue reading Book Signing at Centuries and Sleuths