Haiku Book Reviews

Bangkok Haunts – John Burdett

December 2nd, 2012

modern, urban Thai
fascinating characters
I’ll be back, John.

now you see me – S.J. Bolton

September 4th, 2012

Generally fun.
Worst ‘shocking’ revelation
made the ending lame.

The Passage – Justin Cronin

August 28th, 2012

‘Damn that army!’ plot
shittily constructed world
strong editor, please

The Year We Left Home – Jean Thompson

August 11th, 2012

Bleak. Hard. People suck.
Oh yeah, and then we all die.
good read, but soooooooooo bleak.

Jitterbug Perfume – Tom Robbins

July 26th, 2012

Great lines, but too long.
Lots of build up, Build Up, BUILD–
–release was quite lame.

The Family Fang – Kevin Wilson

July 19th, 2012

Loved and hated this.
Great premise, good writing, yet
something didn’t work.

This Must Be The Place – Anna Winger

July 12th, 2012

Broken, bended lives
Fascinating Berlin life,
What’s German for ‘grief?’

The Fault in our Stars – John Green

June 21st, 2012

Sweet without syrup
hard-sculpted lives with beauty
out, out brief candle!

Open City – Teju Cole

June 15th, 2012

Narrator: boooo-ring.
Only a New Yorker could
make New York so drab.

Written in the Stars – Alix Bekins

May 14th, 2012

Loved the zany dates
Which man is what sign? Who cares!
We make our love fate.