Awesome cover. Fantastic setting (1960s California). Slow-paced mystery.
4/5 Stairs. If you like true crime and have never heard of the tragic (and bizarre) death of Rebecca Zahau, this is a great, well-researched book to dig deeper into the case.
4/5 Stairs If your memories are uploaded into a robot, is it still really you? And other questions.
Old Hollywood Feel + Female Sleuth + Ghost Sidekick = Great Fall Mystery
4/5 Stairs. The library fire is just one piece of this library's history. While it's an interesting event, it's the rest of the history and the people Ms. Orlean profiles that makes this book an enjoyable read for any book lover.