Here’s the Super Bowl Spot For Hulu’s The Handmaid Tale!


“My name is Offred.”

Margaret Atwood’s novel is a classic and one that, perhaps even more than Orwell’s 1984, feels especially relevant today.  Will Hulu do it justice?  We’ll find out on April 26th.

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2014 in Review: Lisa’s 20 Favorite Novels of 2014


The Game and the Governess

Continuing our look back at the previous year, here are my 20 favorite novels of 2014!  And yes, you should read every single one of them!

The Summer Job

  1. The Vacationers by Emma Straub
  2. The Fever by Megan Abbott
  3. In the Blood by Lisa Unger
  4. Stone Mattress: Nine Stories by Margaret Atwood
  5. The Blazing World by Siri Hestvedt
  6. The Summer Job by Adam Cesare
  7. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
  8. Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover
  9. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  10. The Game and the Governess by Kate Noble
  11. China Dolls by Lisa See
  12. Long Man by Amy Greene
  13. The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  14. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
  15. Frog Music by Emma Donoghue
  16. The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
  17. The Three by Sarah Lotz
  18. Long Lost Dog Of It by Michael Kazepis
  19. The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
  20. Thunderstruck & Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken

The FeverTomorrow, we continue our look book at 2014 with some of my favorite nonfiction books of the year!

Maybe Someday

Previous Entries In TSL’s Look Back At 2014

  1. 2014 In Review: Things Dork Geekus Dug In 2014 Off The Top Of His Head
  2. 2014 In Review: The Best Of Lifetime and SyFy
  3. 2014 In Review: Lisa’s Picks For The 16 Worst Films Of 2014
  4. 2014 In Review: 14 Of Lisa’s Favorite Songs Of 2014
  5. 2014 In Review: Necromoonyeti’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2014
  6. 2014 In Review: 20 Good Things Lisa Saw On TV In 2014
  7. 2014 In Review: Pantsukudasai56’s Pick For The Best Anime of 2014