Benbrook Library / Books

Don’t Sleep Next to Gillian Flynn (But Read Her Books)

Near the end of the “acknowledgements” section of Gillian Flynn’s novel Dark Places, which I just finished earlier this week, she writes something along the lines of she’s not sure how her husband can comfortably sleep next to her knowing the twisted things her brain is capable of producing. I found myself nodding my head … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Books / Musings

If I Haven’t Read it, it’s New (Adult) to Me

In most public libraries I’ve seen, books are separated into three main categories: children (or juvenile), young adult (or teen), and adult. These categories are mighty broad, and while some books don’t fit snugly into just one, they, for the most part, get the job done pretty well for classification and discovery purposes. Last week, … Continue reading