Some books have characters that aren’t very likable at first. I’m pretty partial to those that grow on me, and fortunately, there’s no shortage of those in books. Here’s some of my favorites: Who are some of the unlikable characters who have grown on you?
This week’s topic was supposed to be favorite bookstores or bookstores I’d love to visit, but since I try not to buy too many books, I tend to avoid bookstores. It’s kind of like not going to a bar if you’re not going to drink. So instead, I […]
The Change Author: Kirsten Miller Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: May 3, 2022 Publisher: HarperAudio CONTENT WARNING: misogyny, sexual assault, murder, violence, blood, suicide, mention of rape, suicide, eating disorder Big Little Lies meets The Witches of Eastwick—a gloriously entertaining and knife-sharp feminist revenge fantasy about three women whose midlife crisis […]
Red Seas Under Red Skies Author: Scott Lynch Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: June 21, 2007 Publisher: Del Rey Series: Gentleman Bastard #2 CONTENT WARNING: murder, blood, violence, gore, torture, mention of animal abuse, mention of rape After a brutal battle with the underworld that nearly destroyed him, Locke […]
The Lies of Locke Lamora Author: Scott Lynch Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: June 27, 2006 Publisher: Bantam Spectra Series: Gentleman Bastard #1 CONTENT WARNING: blood, violence, torture, murder, gore An orphan’s life is harsh—and often short—in the island city of Camorr, built on the ruins of a mysterious […]