Reviewed: “The Last Resort” by Marissa Stapley
If you look at the cover of Marissa Stapley’s THE LAST RESORT, what do you see? What genre would you peg the book as? Beach read? Maybe a little romantic angst and drama? Something to read and relax with while on a beach not unlike the one on the cover? Oh, boy, would you be… Continue reading
“Pretty Ugly Lies” by Pamela Crane
haven’t read Big Little Lies or seen the show but it’s hard not to have a general sense of what that story is and I think it’s pretty clear that Pamela Crane’s Pretty Ugly Lies is meant to read and liked by the same people who flock to that. This is an absolutely fine thing because if you like… Continue reading
“Baby Teeth” by Zoje Stage
Why did I finish this book? I suppose it counts for something that I did, though the most motivation came from it being an ARC that I felt obliged to finish, but… Baby Teeth is a novel written to be a psychological thriller with lots of shock value. That is abundantly clear as the narrative moves… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.