Double Trouble

A DIKlassic review originally published on November 29, 2001 There's definitely something about Mary, Aunt Mary that is. Aunt Mary is the Internet advice columnist who is known as Maralys O'Reilly in real life. She may be my favorite heroine of any book I've read this year. With Maralys as narrator, ...

The Earl Takes All

I’ve been desperate to read The Earl Takes All since I finished Falling into Bed With a Duke, the first book in Lorraine Heath’s Hellions of Havisham Hall series. Even though at that point no synopsis had been published, I had an inkling of where this story might be going – which says a lot fo ...


The title of this book perfectly describes my relationship to writer Rainbow Rowell. I’ve now read two of her books and both have easily earned DIK reviews, and I’m thrilled to add a new auto-buy author to a very, very short list. I’m also happy to set Fangirl as the bar to which, in my opinio ...