Gone Girl is deserving of all the praise and trillions of copies sold and movie adaptations and whatever else is headed Gillian Flynn’s way. What won me over even more than the exhilarating, perfectly paced plot was Flynn’s deftness on a sentence level. (via 12 Books for People Who Loved Gone Girl)
In which the brilliant Julie Buntin tells us to read Tana French, Cartwheel, Ivy Pochoda, and other smart mysteries by smart women for smart women.
(And then I’m done with internet teapot tempests for the day, promise.)
Oh hm! This is hard. There used to be Book Boroughing, but it looks like they’ve gone quiet. Surely though we’re forgetting something—and so we open it up to the world. World?
I like Bookstalker, but also your best bet is probably to pick a few stores you like and can easily get to and subscribe to their newsletters. I get Housing Works, McNally, Word, Greenlight, etc. Anything that seems like a maybe, just throw it on your G- or i- calendar…