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Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

Facts that might be useful to be aware of or find out about before you read this book:

1. On the title page written below the title is the following:

“IN WHICH I SEEK

the heart of Clara Rockmore,

MY ONE TRUE LOVE,

finest theramin player the world will ever know”;

2. This novel was […]

Celia’s Song by Lee Maracle

I read the first chapter of this book three times before I continued into the actual story. It had a very powerful effect upon me although I was at a loss for words to explain what effect that was. I think it had much to do with the very first sentence:

“There is something helpless […]

The Ghost Riders of Ordebec by Fred Vargas

“A trail of tiny breadcrumbs led from the kitchen into the bedroom, as far as the spotless sheets where the old woman lay dead, her mouth open. Commissaire Adamsberg looked down at the crumbs in silence, pacing slowly to and fro. and wondering what kind of Tom Thumb – or what ogre in this case […]