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When Harold Fry Begins to Walk

I chose this book. It’s my turn to host and while I have a list of titles, suggestions contributed by friends, I have this thing about just browsing and grabbing a book that grabs me. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry did just that. Of...

Ruth’s Recipes

Ruth's recipes  emerged from her gourmet kitchen piping hot and slid down so easily with cool, crisp, white wine. It could all be so intimidating except looking at this coconut shrimp recipe, I think even I might be able to pull this one off. I...

Ready for Ruth’s Recipes?

At our last LOL meeting, Ruth served up some sumptuous fare. A bit of a master in the kitchen, this Lady of Literature dished up savory stuffed mushrooms & coconut-encrusted shrimp that were as sizzling as the red hot book she selected. Thanks, Ruth, for...

Good-bye to Gone Girl

And here we have three lovely Ladies on Literature: Gail, Vikki, & Laurie @ our recent wrap-up of Gone Girl. Gone Girl...

Digital Spy’s Take on Potential Gone Girl Stars

Every time I go to blog about the LOL's latest read, run-away hit, Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, I swear I see something new online. The book is on fire and the flames growing hotter with all the movie hype. It's well known that the...

Another Great Guardian article on Gillian Flynn

Who knew that Gilllian was pronounced with a "hard" G? According to Guardian reporter, Oliver Burkeman, maybe it's fitting. Click the link below to read his most excellent article on the talented writer. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/may/01/gillian-flynn-bestseller-gone-girl-misogyny    ...

The Fabulous Flynn

Now nominated for the Women's Prize for fiction, Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl isn't going anywhere soon. If you loved this book, like me, you want to know more about its author; you're dying to know what makes Ms. Flynn write about, well...

When Amy meets Nick

Not only does writer Gillian Flynn weave a masterfully suspenseful tale in her blockbuster, Gone Girl, she writes with an intoxicating edginess. Every character is witty in his or her own way, but none more than Nick and his perfect wife, Amazing Amy. I guess...

Grabbed by Gone Girl

One of my dearest friends recommended this novel to me after her book club read it. "You have to read Gone Girl!" Lane enthused. "It's quite creepy." Having actually completed the novel now, I couldn't agree more: it's creepy alright. Positively laden with plot twists...

Josh Lacey’s Review

        All Families Are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland (Flamingo, £9.99, 279 pages, trade paperback; published 10 September 2001.) Either you like Douglas Coupland or you don't. If you don't like him because you don't like him, that's fine. If you don't like him because you haven't read him, then...