Kelly Driscoll has been the interim building manager of Amenity Tower for almost a year when Claw & Crutty (the company that owns the building) sends Charlotte, a corporate bean-counter, to audit her performance and improve the condo’s profitability. Charlotte is so blisteringly overbearing and awful that Kelly (already worried she’ll never live up to the beloved ex-manager Roger Balbi) starts to doubt she’ll ever be a competent manager.
I’ll Eat When I’m Dead is a smart twisty mix of Sex and the City, Less than Zero, The Devil Wears Prada and The September Edition.
Growing up in the 90’s, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and it’s sequel Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey was a big part of my early teen years, and; along with Wayne’s World; had a fairly big role to play in my worldview (and my most-excellent non-heinous usage of English, dudes).
When I was about fourteen or so, I discovered Anne Rice. While most Riceophiles started their journeys with Interview with the Vampire, I happened upon the only Rice book in the school library, which just so happened to be The Mummy, or Ramses the Damned. I absolute loved it, and couldn’t wait for the next installment.
Mali and Tessa are “sequels”: they have lived hundreds of different lives throughout time, soldiers in an endless war that has raged so long that neither side remembers why they’re fighting: only that they must.