My Sisters the Saints

Recently I received a review copy of My Sisters the Saints, a “spiritual memoir” by Colleen Carroll Campbell, and I confess I stayed up late to finish it. In this book Campbell shares her life with us, both the good and the bad, and along the way she tells about particular saints who helped her [Read More...]

Tim Powers and other Pulpy Goodness

Right now Tim Powers’ latest book “Hide Me Among the Graves” is available on the Kindle for .99.  I read this book earlier this year and here is my Goodreads review. This is a sequel to the 1989 book “The Stress of Her Regard”, a title I so liked and one that really expressed the [Read More...]

Return of the Thin Man

I am a long time fan of the Thin Man movies which starred William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles.  They were really the prototype of the married detectives and this first incarnation of this genre remains one of the best.  So often we have detectives that are purposely single so that they can pursue love interests [Read More...]


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