Getting Your Money’s Worth: The Conundrum of the E-Book.

I'm still slogging my way through Kill Shot, but as it's sadly neither as pretentious as Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, nor as cliched and hackneyed as Home Front, I'm a little too light on the hilarious quotes to do a mid-book update. With that said, I do have a hilarious mid-book update regarding the … Continue reading Getting Your Money’s Worth: The Conundrum of the E-Book.

Home Front: The Perfect Book for Moms Who Don’t Read, but Love America

Kristin Hannah's Home Front serves as fantasy fulfillment for both mothers frustrated with their workaholic husbands and red state flag-wavers who hated the "Liberal" stance on the Iraq War circa 2005, all wrapped in an easy-to-read bundle. The quick and dirty synopsis is that Jolene is a Black Hawk pilot for the Army Reserves (or … Continue reading Home Front: The Perfect Book for Moms Who Don’t Read, but Love America

Yes, You Can Judge Kristin Hannah’s Home Front By Its Cover

To be fair, I knew what I was getting in to with Kristin Hannah's Home Front. You don't publish a book with a dreamy pastel cover of a beach and blurry background people unless it's the kind of book where clothing, hair, facial feature, landscape and home decor descriptions sound like they were written for … Continue reading Yes, You Can Judge Kristin Hannah’s Home Front By Its Cover

Dreamy Covers, Blurry People: Kristin Hannah’s Home Front

I don't have a good feeling about this, but here we go again. Kristin Hannah's new book "dropped" last week, as the kids say, and it's already soared to #1 on the bestseller list. Impressive, considering I've never heard of her (and I am really, really important) and apparently she's been the author of many … Continue reading Dreamy Covers, Blurry People: Kristin Hannah’s Home Front