Art to Read By

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Comfy painted by Karin Jurick [Read more...]

2012 Personal Reading Challenge Book Report: The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature by Elizabeth Kantor My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is two, two, two books in one. There is the enthusiastic author who loves classic literature, understands the context and wants us to read it. And we do want to read it after she discusses it [Read More...]

Barbara Stanwyck Reads: It’s Like Looking in a Mirror

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Feel free to imagine this is how I loll around the house when I’m perusing a book. I myself am going to imagine that very thing the next time I’m lying on the couch reading! Via Awesome People Reading where there are many wonderful images of readers. [Read more...]

On Monster Patrol: Reviewing “Night of the Living Dead Christian” by Matt Mikalatos

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… I had that sudden creepy feeling that something truly horrible stood drooling over my shoulder, and with a fear-fueled shout I spun around only to discover my neighbor Lara. Lara and I had gone to high school together, so it was this weird thing that she lived across the street now. Weird in the [Read More...]

What I’m Reading: Castles in the Air by Baroness Orczy

Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy A memoir of the adventures of Ratichon, a self-styled confidant of kings and emperors during the Napoleonic era. This is a short story collection of Ratichon’s amusing adventures while helping those high in society solve their problems. You know Baroness Orczy, right? Well, it’s time to get [Read More...]

Here Be Dragons. Literally. Reviewing “The Dragon Factory” by Jonathan Maberry

“Detective Ledger?” he said, and held out an ID case. “NSA.” “How do you spell that?” Joe Ledger’s back. In Patient Zero, (SFFaudio review here) he saved the world from a zombie apocalypse and Muslim terrorists. Almost single handed. How will he do on the island of Dr. Moreau? In The Dragon Factory Joe is [Read More...]

The HHS Mandate: Now It’s Personal.

Breaking out of book-ish mode for a moment to comment on the Health and Human Services mandate to insurers. As I was reading our Bishop’s letter contained in our church bulletin, strongly urging people to protest the HHS edict which demands that sterilization, abortifacients and contraception be included in virtually all health plans. No religious [Read More...]

Lagniappe

From my quote journal. She is too fond of books and it has turned her brain. Louisa May Alcott [Read more...]

In which Joseph’s brothers ask for food from Pharaoh’s mysterious administrator.

Yes, Forgotten Classics is back on the air with this return to Genesis. [Read more...]

Julie marvels at the end of the series, and Scott can’t believe he didn’t mention Luna Lovegood.

It’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (plus the whole series) under discussion as Scott Danielson and I begin Season 2 at A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast. [Read more...]


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