Posts Published by Jodi Chromey

Feeling Wisconsin

Recently, a friend pointed out on Twitter that a book he was reading would drive me bonkers because it touched upon very many of my literary pet peeves. “Dick Lit to the extreme. Selfish, sad-sack,…

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WTF Tears

I’ve read every review of Hari Kunzru’s White Tears that I can find. ALL of them — Goodreads, Amazon, Kirkus, you name it, I’ve read it. It’s interesting that in a majority of the reviews…

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The Dry

The bad thing about Jane Harper’s The Dry is I figured out pretty quickly “whodunit.” The good thing about The Dry is that the writing is so good and the characters are so interesting that…

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Don’t You Bother

Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica should have had the distinction of being the first book I quit in 2017, and yet somehow I finished it, though I’m not entirely sure why. I guess, maybe,…

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History of Wolves

There’s something extra cozy about curling into your flannel-sheathed bed in the dead of a Minnesota winter with a book set in the northwoods of Minnesota, in a small town with lakes a few churches…

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