“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”
Well then I’m on a roll because I’m on book number 31 for the year already.
It’s no secret that I read a lot.
I mean A LOT.
Like I positively devour books.
Here are the ones (fiction only, if you want to know what non-fiction books I’ve read recently, go here) that really stuck out for me in the past three months.
Born of Illusion – I enjoyed this book immensely. It’s a very unique and masterfully written chronicle of a young magician, rumored to be the daughter of Harry Houdini, with mysterious powers. She performs with her mother, a medium, and they move to New York as their careers begin to take off. Strange things begin to happen though as it become clear that someone in their community means them harm.
Unicorn Western – A delightful, fun read. There are nine books in this series so beware. If you read this book it could mean buying many more. Very tongue in check and doesn’t take itself too seriously. Reminds me a little of Cowboys and Aliens (which I totally wasn’t expecting to like but ended up liking very much). Give it a try. You can get it for free.
Pines – This book is thrill ride from the very beginning. A man wakes up, having just been through severe accident, and doesn’t remember who he is. As he stumbles around town for clues to his identity, he starts to feel like something isn’t quite right. This book had me engrossed (I read it pretty much in one sitting during a longish flight) and guessing to the very end. And a shocking and unexpected end it was…