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- Wednesday Short Stories
- Report from 55th Place
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- Wednesday Short Stories from Three Collections / Anthologies
- Forgotten stories: That’s a LOT of stories & pages!
- Wednesday short story: “Crooked Souls” by Dashiell Hammett
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Monthly Archives: November 2015
It’s been cold and crisp and that’s usually good reading weather, but there’ve been things to do. The last few days I’ve been out early, breaking the ice on the birdbath, then moving on to other chores. Things keep interfering, like football, the … Continue reading
Happy Thanksgiving to you all! As I type this I’m looking out the window at the late afternoon sun slanting through the Douglas Fir trees that border the western side of our property. It reminds me how lucky we are to … Continue reading
It’s slightly embarrasing to admit, but I’m still reading the same two books, and making slow work of it, at that. There have been lots of other things going on to distract me from reading. I really want to get … Continue reading
We just glanced out the window and saw that our next door neighbors have their Christmas tree up. WHAT? On November 21st? Unbelievable. Yes, I know the stores have had Christmas stuff out since the middle of October, but to actually … Continue reading
this is the 201st in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Wycliffe and the Quiet Virgin by W.J. Burley “Marsden opened his eyes; the plaster between the rafters was greyish white, the rafters themselves cobalt blue, painted by Emma; … Continue reading
I got an email recently asking me why the books I review for Friday Forgotten Books never seem to show up in my Current Reading posts. Well, it’s a good question and deserves an answer, so here it is. It … Continue reading
Weather continues wet and blustery. Much of the Fall color has blown away, but it’s still pretty here; this is a nice time of year. We’ve been busy with various projects: a new raised planting area, removal of a large, old, … Continue reading
this is the 200th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Complete Paratime by H. Beam Piper, Ace, 2001, trade paper, science fiction – Paratime Police series “These stories, first published in Astounding Science Fiction during the late forties and … Continue reading
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes – Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by Laurie King & Leslie Klinger, Eds. © 2014, Pegasus Books 2014 hardcover, mystery short story anthology The blurb states: “Contemporary authors from a variety of genres create new stories … Continue reading