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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...

13 Mar
Gail’s Not-From-A-Box-Chocolate Cake

                                                                                                                                                                                       Chocolate Cake not from a Box!                                                                                                         What you Need 2/3 cup butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla Pinch of salt 1 2/3 cups strong cold coffee ( can be decaf) 1/2 cup really good cocoa 1 2/3 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking...

LOL & 419

I look so forward to every LOL meeting. Each month I await our get-togethers, when we will share in delectable food and sumptuous sips of wine and of course, engage in much discussion about work, kids, travels, houses, art, shoes...

GG Winner also a hit with the LOL

It was a risk for Canadian humorist, Will Ferguson, to leave the comedic world behind and enter the dark domain of Nigerian internet scamming, but his gamble paid off...

Laura’s Look at Indian Horse

Here we have three of our lovely ladies of the LOL: From left, Laura, Ruth, Judy. Today's post is written by my friend and colleague of the craft, Laura. So much fun to be with, Laura has a brilliant sense of humor she readily shares,...