The Monkey’s Raincoat by Robert Crais

November 12, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): The novel that introduced Elvis Cole, L.A. Private Eye and his partner, Joe Pike. Ellen Lang walks into Cole’s Disney-Deco office and hires Elvis to find her missing husband and son. Elvis and Joe’s search through Hollywood leads them to a world of drugs, sex, and murder. Warning: Spoilers below! […]


Music equipment for dorm rooms

November 3, 2015

My cousin lives in a typically tiny dorm room on campus (even though his parents’ house is only about 45 minutes away), and as a result, is in the process of ordering smaller versions of all his stuff. For example, instead of the big desktop computer he used all through high school, he went and […]


Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger

November 1, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine—a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis and co-assistant, have since joined forces to start a high-end bridal magazine. […]