Review ~ I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some … Continue reading Review ~ I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Review ~ The Lady from the Black Lagoon

This book was provided to me by Hanover Square Press via NetGalley for review consideration. The Lady from the Black Lagoon Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick by Mallory O'Meara As a teenager, Mallory O’Meara was thrilled to discover that one of her favorite movies, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, featured … Continue reading Review ~ The Lady from the Black Lagoon

Mini Reviews, Vol. 15

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory I don't read a lot of romances, but I will probably have some romantic elements in the story I'm writing. Hence, I'm going to make an effort to read a few. I picked The Wedding Date because it was available and it sounded fun. And it was! Pro: Alexa's … Continue reading Mini Reviews, Vol. 15

Review ~ Duped

This book was provided to me by Perseus Books via NetGalley for review consideration. Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married by Abby Ellin From the day Abby Ellin's went on her first date with The Commander, she was caught up in a whirlwind. Within five months he'd proposed, and … Continue reading Review ~ Duped

Review ~ Surviving the Angel of Death

This book was provided to me by Tanglewood via NetGalley for review consideration. Surviving the Angel of Death by Eva Mozes Kor & Lisa Rojany Buccieri Eva Mozes Kor was just 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her … Continue reading Review ~ Surviving the Angel of Death

Review ~ Memoirs of an Elusive Moth

Memoirs of an Elusive Moth: Disappearing Nightly with Harry Blackstone and his Show of 1001 Wonders by Adele Friel Rhindress Harry Blackstone presented a full-evening production called the Show of 1001 Wonders. It lived up to that billing, as a stage-filling spectacle combining spectacular illusions, magnificent costumes, gorgeous girls, a corps of assistants, humor, dancing, … Continue reading Review ~ Memoirs of an Elusive Moth

Review ~ Memoirs and Confessions of a Stage Magician

Memoirs and Confessions of a Stage Magician by Donald Brandon & Joyce Brandon Want to know how magicians make a jet airplane disappear??? Want to know how magicians make a human being float and fly around the stage??? Want to know how magicians make it actually snow inside a theater??? All of these questions and … Continue reading Review ~ Memoirs and Confessions of a Stage Magician