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Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1960s

If you ask AFI, the 1960s had some of the top movie songs of all time. I… don’t always agree. The high points are definitely up there, though. 10. “Talk … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1970s

The 80s and 90s were filled with Best Original Song winners that were both iconic and wildly popular, and while the 1970s had some songs that fit that bill most of … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Twist Too Far: Into the Black Nowhere, by Meg Gardiner

This is the second book I’ve read by Meg Gardiner and it’s the second book with a serious case of too-muchness. To be fair, Into the Black Nowhere is toned down … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

I Know What You Did Last Summer Camp: The Last Time I Lied, by Riley Sager

I have a pet peeve about books that deliberately withhold information from the reader and then tease you with the fact of that withholding. “If she only knew what really … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Gay Multigenerational Saga: The Sparsholt Affair, by Alan Hollinghurst

I have a condition where I want to like Alan Hollinghurst’s writing more than I actually do. The Line of Beauty was fine, but my opinion of it was helped by … Continue reading

May 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

When Therapy Meets Novel: Motherhood, by Sheila Heti

Warning: if you are not into novels as therapy, this is not the book for you. If authorial gimmicks are not your thing, this is not the book for you. … Continue reading

May 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cormoran Strike in The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith

Mystery/thrillers tend to be my book equivalent of comfort food. I go to them when I want something quick and entertaining to read. I can’t imagine that ever changing, but … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment