Category Archives: Books & Reading

The Autumnlands Volume 1 by Kurt Busiek

Autumnlands vol. 1: Tooth & Claw by Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey, Image Comics, Published July 1, 2015, fantasy graphic novel, eISBN: 9781632155177 I was in the mood to read a graphic novel and came across this in an article … Continue reading

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Short Story Wednesday – Best Eaten Cold part 2

Best Eaten Cold and Other Stories: A Murder Squad Anthology, First published by The History Press UK. This ebook edition first published in 2011 The Blurb: Best Eaten Cold and Other Stories showcases a group of highly regarded, award-winning crime writers who … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike by William Kent Krueger

I confess, I love Krueger, as a writer, storyteller, plotter, master of setting and character. I bought his first Cork O’Connor novel, Iron Lake, while at Bouchercon in Milwaukee, just after he won the Barry Award for best first novel. I loved … Continue reading

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Short Story Wednesday – Best Eaten Cold

Best Eaten Cold and Other Stories: A Murder Squad Anthology, First published by The History Press UK. This ebook edition first published in 2011 The Blurb:Best Eaten Cold and Other Stories showcases a group of highly regarded, award-winning crime writers who all … Continue reading

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Fall is Here

Here it is the end of Summer, beginning of Fall, and though our drought is undiminished, rain is predicted for late next week. Meanwhile, we’ve had our high-dose flu shots, and will get Covid boosters  at the end of September … Continue reading

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Art Fitzpatrick & Van Kaufman – Masters of the Art of Automobile Advertising

200-page hardcover book – released August 23rd – chronicling the work of automobile advertising illustrators Art Fitzpatrick and Van Kaufman. This is the definitive book about the greatest artists in automobile advertising history. Produced in cooperation with the estates of … Continue reading

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short stories: Silver Waves of Summer

The Silver Waves of Summer, edited by David M. Olsen, Kelp Books 2021 short story anthology, mystery The stories here are all set on or near the beach, as the title suggests. All but one is set in the late … Continue reading

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Suspicion

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It’s the end of Summer…

…so here’s an end of Summer-y image for you.

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Doing Time by Jodi Taylor

Doing Time by Jodi Taylor, Headline 2019 (UK), 2020 (US) trade paper science fiction novel, first in series. 468 pages Jodi Taylor is the author of the delightful and popular time travel series The Chronicles of St. Mary’s, which is up … Continue reading

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