Serena by Ron Rash

September 9, 2009

Plot summary (with spoilers): Pemberton, the head of a major logging company in North Carolina in 1929, surprises all his men by returning from a week in Boston with a beautiful new wife in tow. Her name is Serena, and she soon proves to be every bit as knowledgeable about logging as her husband. More […]

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James Patterson’s New Contract

September 9, 2009

I just read that ultra-prolific author James Patterson has signed a new deal with his publisher Hachette Book Group. The terms of the deal? While no dollar figures were disclosed, it was revealed that Patterson will churn out 17 — yes, seventeen — books over the course of three years! Can you imagine that? I […]

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Rating change?

September 9, 2009

I absolutely hate giving up on books. I don’t know why, but I’ll almost always read a book to the end, no matter how disastrously dull or boring it is. I guess as long as there are pages left, there’s hope that the story could suddenly get interesting. So even if reading a page of […]

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