Posts Categorized: Marisha Pessl

Aug 12
Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Night Film is being marketed as the next Gone Girl, and I worry that may turn off readers.  Whether you enjoyed Gone Girl or not (I did), the comparison is tiresome.  Aside from the fact that both books feature a mystery, there are no similarities in the stories, and Night Film can stand on its own merits. Ashley Cordova, the daughter of a mysterious and reclusive film director, is found dead in an apparent suicide.  Her death immediately captures the… Read more »


Aug 10
Stacking the Shelves # 25

Stacking the Shelves # 25

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. For Review Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson: This is set during the Ice Age, and I usually love this type of “ancient” fiction…. Read more »


Aug 09
ARC August: Week 1 Update

ARC August: Week 1 Update

ARC August: Week 1 Update Week 1 of ARC August, hosted by Miss O, of Read Sleep Repeat, has drawn to a close.  I set a stretch goal to read 3 books per week, and I’m happy to say that I’m right on track.  (I also said I’d review all of the books, and so far, I’m only one for three.  Gotta get crackin’!)  So, here’s what happened in week 1: I finished The Deepest Night by Shana Abe.  This… Read more »


Jun 29
Stacking the Shelves # 19

Stacking the Shelves # 19

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. Purchased Spark by Brigid Kemmerer Won American Savage by Dan Savage (Thanks to Brigid Kemmerer! @BrigidKemmerer) 3:59 by Gretchen McNeil (Thanks to Mary Gray for… Read more »