Review: Dracula in Love by Karen Essex

Title: Dracula In Love Author: Karen Essex Genre/Pages: Fiction/ 384 Publisher: Doubleday; August 10, 2010 Rating: 2.5 Bookmarks Source: Publisher Nat’s One-Sentence Synopsis:  Part re-imagining and part re-telling, Karen Essex puts a new spin on Bram Stoker’s classic. Before I started reading Dracula In Love, I took a short refresher course in Dracula by re-reading sections […]

Review: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

Title: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Author: Aimee Bender Genre/Pages: fiction/304 Publication: Doubleday; June 1, 2010 Rating: 2.5  Bookmarks Source: Publisher Nat’s 1-Sentence Synopsis: The day before her 9th birthday, Rose Edelstein realizes her unwanted gift of tasting the emotions of  people who prepare the food she eats, and she spends the next decade […]