Meet the Real Nora Ephron in ‘I’ll Have What She’s Having’ [REVIEW]

Nora Ephron and her three biggest hits

Nora Ephron stole America’s heart with three of the most beloved romantic comedies ever produced.
(Photo of Nora Ephron by David Shankbone, Flickr/When Harry Met Sally… poster courtesy Columbia Pictures/Sleepless in Seattle poster courtesy TriStar Pictures/You’ve Got Mail poster courtesy Warner Bros.)

How does a tough-as-nails New York journalist become one of the most powerful players in Hollywood? Find out in Erin Carlson’s revealing new book about the one and only Nora Ephron, aptly titled I’ll Have What She’s Having: How Nora Ephron’s Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy.  Read more of this post

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‘My Sister’s Bones’ Is Mystifying and Insightful [REVIEW]

Paranoia

A reporter suspects something sinister is going on in the house next door in Nuala Ellwood’s My Sister’s Bones.
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When a war reporter returns to her childhood home after her mother’s death, she soon suspects that something is seriously wrong in the house next door. But are the things she’s seeing real or is her mind playing tricks on her? Find out in Nuala Ellwood’s debut novel, My Sister’s Bones.  Read more of this post

There’s Something Amiss in Allison Brennan’s ‘Compulsion’ [REVIEW]

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A missing retired couple. A suspected killer on trial. Investigative journalist Maxine Revere knows there’s a connection in Allison Brennan’s Compulsion. (Photo by Gage Skidmore, Flickr)

One man is on trial for five New York City murders, but a determined investigative reporter believes his crimes don’t end there. When a retired couple goes missing, the details of the case seem eerily similar. But can the reporter connect the defendant to the case? Find out in Allison Brennan’s Compulsion.  Read more of this post