The Fever

Written by Megan Abbott — With her early, noirish crime novels, Megan Abbott revisited the hardboiled tradition and period detail of 1950s LA from a female character’s perspective. Her more recent books, including Dare Me,…

PulpCurry: Top five books of 2012

It’s been a great year for crime fiction and trying to narrow the books I have read down to a top five is not easy. Before I get onto that, however, as has been my…

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MyBookishWays: Top five books of 2012

Ahhhh, top five lists. These are always rather tough for me, because I read a lot, and 2012 has been a wonderful year for crime, mystery, and suspense. The year has seen new releases from…

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Dare Me

“At first, cheer was something to fill my days, all our days. Age fourteen to eighteen, a girl needs something to kill all that time, that endless itchy waiting, every hour, every day for something…

Dare Me

Written by Megan Abbott — “At first, cheer was something to fill my days, all our days. Age fourteen to eighteen, a girl needs something to kill all that time, that endless itchy waiting, every…