Author Archive: Emily Carpenter

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The Song that Wrote the Book

The Song that Wrote the Book

I loved everything about HBO’s adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies. I shivered at the ominous crashing of waves beneath the precarious bridge Reese Witherspoon drove across in the opening credits. Felt the chill first notes of “Cold Little Heart” by Michael Kiwanuka, the perfect soundtrack to all those rich folks’ deceits and machinations. […]

December 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Women’s Fiction With A Side Of Horror

Women’s Fiction With A Side Of Horror

When my youngest son was five, he loved the History Channel show MonsterQuest. I let him watch it without supervision, assuming it had to be fairly tame. He didn’t seem to be scared by it exactly, just a little…obsessed. At some point, he became aware that there were DVDs of all the episodes, and he […]

June 2, 2017 | By | Reply More