blown away

When was the last time a book grabbed you and kept you long after you finished the final word?

SolitaireIt happened to me this past week. I read devoured Solitaire by Kelley Eskridge. I learned of this title from John Scalzi’s “The Big Idea” interview with the author and saw it mentioned on Suvudu’s List of New Releases — it just came out in paperback. I checked my copy out as an ebook from NYPL and devoured it. I finished the last word sometime on February second. I’m still thinking about all of it, to the extent that I might read it again very soon. I still have another week until the ebook is automagically returned to the library. Also, sleep is for the weak. I plan to give this title a permanent place on my shelf, I just need to find the time to get to an independent book store and pick it up (yes, I know posman books is in gct, but i don’t always have time to sprint through there before my train).

Where to begin without giving too much away?

The interview caught my attention with Eskridge’s comment: “I