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Gethsemane: An Epic Poem About Us by R. Douglas Jacobs

I don’t know about you, but as a reader, there are times that I need to step outside of the usual and try something new. Gethsemane was so far outside my comfort zone that it’s hard to know where to … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Read More

Do you want to be a writer like Daniel Handler? Maybe you love Daniel and his work, but you really just want to expand your literary education. Either way, it’s important to invest more time to reading. Read on for … Continue reading

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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans by Gary Krist

  To compliment my earlier review, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping, let’s turn the clock forward a bit from 1870 to the turn of the century and Empire of Sin. Have you ever heard of Storyville in New Orleans? I had … Continue reading

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The Paris Homicide Series by Frédérique Molay

  I love the gritty psychologically driven Scandinavian crime novels and they led me to reach out for a broader view of European Crime.  Let me tell you, it isn’t all gritty, but that doesn’t mean you have Ms. Marple … Continue reading

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Reviews in Miniature

I read a lot, so much that it is pert near impossible to review everything…or even most…or even. Do you find yourself loving books so much that instead of reviewing what you just finished, you rush to start the next?Anyway, … Continue reading

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