Tuesday, October 25 2011
The insensibly repetitious nature of romance present in both video game plots and in their mechanics leads to all too familiar storytelling.
Thursday, July 14 2011
This is not a romantic comedy as its trailer misleads; rather, it’s a drama that carries us through the defining moments that occur within nearly 40 years of the eponymous character’s life.
Friday, May 20 2011
The Stormchasers is a non-traditional entry into the Chick Lit canon as there’s a lot of scientific talk in the book and a lot of getting one’s hands dirty. Sophie Kinsella this ain’t.
Tuesday, May 17 2011
Although The Other Woman has the potential to be socially relevant given today’s blended families, it doesn’t present anything new.
Thursday, April 28 2011
The Heights is a novel about infidelities, and the tantalizing promise of what possibilities one could have outside of the constraints of a long-term, committed relationship.
Tuesday, December 7 2010
This memoir is written like a British Muslim version of Sex and the City, just without the fashion porn – unless, of course, wearing the hijab can be considered to be just as fashionable as it is spiritual.
Monday, November 22 2010
Does changing your relationship status online have to mean digital drama?
Wednesday, October 20 2010
This story depicts a world that is completely absurd and out of control, which brings a lot of dark humor into it. Yet its truly scary -- you have to wonder if this is the slippery slope the real world is headed down.
Thursday, October 7 2010
Paul Murray's novel about tragedy, heartbreak, and quantum physics at an Irish private school is as snortingly funny as it is painfully poignant.
Monday, July 19 2010
Airing on BBC America later in the year, the BBC's recent dark crime series, Luther, deserves to do as well stateside as it's doing here in the UK.