Monthly Archives: February 2016

Greg Reads…Garth Risk Hallberg’s City on Fire

City on Fire, Garth Risk Hallberg’s much ballyhooed debut novel, is simultaneously way, way too long (it clocks in at 900+ pages) and not nearly long enough. Here’s how that’s possible: It felt too long because there were times, especially … Continue reading

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Doomed Love

So many great novels are filled with truly unhappy relationships.  However you feel about your relationship status this Valentines day, comparing your love life to those in these  five books will make you feel better.   Gone Girl by Gillian … Continue reading

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ARCS “with Legs”

In our little book corner of the world, the RoscoeBooks staff has developed a shorthand for everyday life. If we say something was a “slow burn,” that means that it took a little extra push from us or our displays … Continue reading

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