Two Different Beach Reads: The Drop by Dennis Lehane and The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams

When I look at photographs of my parents, I can see how I inherited my eye color from one, my curly hair, the other. I’m convinced that my reading tastes are just as genetic. One of the fixtures in my father’s bathroom was a tub with a copy of a detective novel on its wide […]

A Writer Unbound: Chrinda Jones on 2 of the 3 R’s

Chrinda Jones, one of our bloggers at Readers Unbound, has recently published her debut crime novel, Darkness Knows Me.  Here, she joins me for a discussion of  the interplay of reading and writing in her life. Chris: What particular kinds of books are you drawn to? Chrinda: I greatly enjoy reading memoirs. I suppose they […]