About Sue

Sue photoSue is an old-school book nerd who remembers when Arrow and Tab book club delivery days were the highlight of elementary school. She would trudge home with her stack of paperbacks and lie on the front porch swing and read – Beverly Cleary, Judy Blume, and so many more. After switching to Stephen King at age 12, clearly marking her as a JDR (Juvenile Delinquent Reader), she was able to hide just enough of her inner nerd to survive high school.

After graduating from college with a whole bunch of degrees, she abruptly abandoned her career and stayed home with her babies. With few societal constraints, she turned back to the world of horror fiction and expanded into pretty much every other genre available. Which explains the 20 books currently residing on her bedside table.

When she isn’t reading, watching TV and movies, having a love/hate relationship with her two cats, drinking martinis with her husband or over-mothering her now nearly grown children, Sue is an Editorial Manager at Silver Beacon Marketing. She oversees Readers Lane, Movie Rewind and Pop Rock Nation and nags her boss about his schedule. She feels that this is an ideal use of her skill sets.

Sue’s Reviews

Shining, The

Shine On, Horror Diamond Author: Stephen King It’s so easy to forget why we loved the things we did as ...
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Inferno

Dante the Riddler Author: Dan Brown Robert Langdon is back!  I haven’t personally seen our Harvard professor and expert in ...
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Tin God

A Godly Pretense Author: Terese Svoboda There’s something truly fun about an author who is willing to tell their story ...
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Wonder

On the Face of Things Author: R. J. Palacio Did you ever wonder what it would be like to be ...
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Game

A Killing Game, That Is Author: Barry Lyga Just when you think you know what you can expect from a ...
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Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

Victorian Intrigue, Cont. Author: M. Louisa Locke Welcome back to the world of San Francisco circa 1880.  Author M. Louisa ...
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Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

Does she see dead people? Author: M. Louisa Locke There are things we expect from cozy mystery-type series.  Intrepid heroes ...
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If You Could See Me Now

Irish Fairy Tale Author: Cecelia Ahern Who doesn’t like a good fairy tale?  Fine, plenty of people.  And mostly with ...
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Heart Shaped Box

Ghost For Sale Author: Joe Hill It’s hard to imagine what it must be like to grow up in the ...
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Boy Toy

Fantasy Collides With Reality Author: Barry Lyga Author Barry Lyga likes to push the YA envelope.  That’s a good thing.  ...
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Sleeping Beauty Proposal

Perfectly Predictable Author: Sarah Strohmeyer Sometimes, I need Chick Lit.  A little romance, some fairy tale situations, perhaps a sprinkling ...
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Joyland

What a Character Author: Stephen King Oh, Stephen King, I love you so.  Yes, you have disappointed me at times, ...
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Sandman Slim

To Hell and Back.  No, really. Author: Richard Kadrey James Stark has been to Hell and back.  Usually when someone ...
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Life Among Giants

Apathy Among Depressives Author: Bill Roorbach I firmly believe that a good dysfunctional family can be an asset to any ...
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Forgotten

Forget It Author: Cat Patrick I make no secret of my love for YA fiction.  Especially as a palate cleanser ...
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I Hunt Killers

I hunt the next book in this series... Author: Barry Lyga You know, when I think about serial killers (which, ...
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Every Last One

Tepid Tearjerker Author: Anna Quindlen There’s something uniquely cathartic about the tearjerker.  In book or movie form, we go into ...
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Painful Past Revisited Author: Jamie Ford Before even beginning this review I feel you should know that there are three ...
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Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Senseless in Seattle Author: Maria Semple Well, that was a whirlwind!  When I picked up Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, ...
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Touch, The

Hands off! Author: Lisa Olsen Lexi is an artist living in California.  She has two platonic roommates (Paul and Maddie) ...
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