The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is probably stuck forever is the "chick lit" subgenre, and that's a shame, because that's not what she writes. She writes good, contemporary fiction where the main characters and POV happen to be female. And if you're a dude and can't handle that, I don't know what to tell you. That said, The Hypnotist's Love Story is no What Alice Forgot. Sure, it's a nice way to spend a weekend. But it's not one of her better offerings.


Books I Read During Baseball Season: Part I

One of the purposes of this blog is write about what I'm reading. I haven't done a very good job of it over the summer, because I've been blogging about baseball over here at DRaysBay as, and about some more important issues here on the blog. But that doesn't mean I haven't been reading! … Continue reading Books I Read During Baseball Season: Part I

Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

The flow of the novel is so crisp, it practically crackles. It reads like a Gilmore Girls episode, and not just in the dialogue. I read a good chunk of it on the trip home from vacation, and more than once I said to my wife, “This book feels like it was meant to be read out loud.” The rhythm and cadence of the prose was brilliant, and that is what made this book so addictive.