Sunday Salon, 6/16/19

Read & Reading I did indeed finish The History of Soul 2065 and reviewed it on Friday. While at the library last week I also read a slim volume of humorous poems titled Love Poems (for Married People). I might do a short review with it and a few other things this upcoming week, if … Continue reading Sunday Salon, 6/16/19

Review ~ The History of Soul 2065

This book was provided to me by Mythic Delirium Books via NetGalley for review consideration. The History of Soul 2065 by Barbara Krasnoff Months before World War I breaks out, two young Jewish girls just on the edge of adolescence—one from a bustling Russian city, the other from a German estate—meet in an eerie, magical … Continue reading Review ~ The History of Soul 2065

Sunday Salon, 6/9/19

Read & Reading Didn't do a lot of reading this week. I'm continuing on with The Count of Monte Cristo and started the June 1896 issue of The Black Cat. I should be further along in reading The History of Soul 2065 by Barbara Krasnoff but I should still have it finished in time for … Continue reading Sunday Salon, 6/9/19

The Black Cat, No. 8, May 1896

Welcome to the 8th issue of The Black Cat and the Black Cat Project! When reading stories that are 122 years old, I expect that a few of them will challenge my modern sensibilities.  In the first 7 issues of The Black Cat, usually one story a month has had some questionable element, often in … Continue reading The Black Cat, No. 8, May 1896

Review ~ Life Moves Pretty Fast

Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies (and Why We Don't Learn Them from Movies Anymore) by Hadley Freeman For Hadley Freeman, movies of the 1980s have simply got it all. Comedy in Three Men and a Baby, Hannah and Her Sisters, Ghostbusters, and Back to the Future; all a teenager … Continue reading Review ~ Life Moves Pretty Fast

Mini Reviews ~ Two Classics

  Love and Mr. Lewisham by H. G. Wells Young, impoverished and ambitious, science student Mr Lewisham is locked in a struggle to further himself through academic achievement. But when his former sweetheart, Ethel Henderson, re-enters his life his strictly regimented existence is thrown into chaos by the resurgence of old passion. Driven by overwhelming … Continue reading Mini Reviews ~ Two Classics

Sunday Salon, 5/5/2019

Read Was it really only this past week that I read The Hellbound Heart? It's been a long week. I talked about the Clive Barker novella in my Spring into Horror post. I also finished Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Baroness Orczy, which I started back in February. I'll maybe post about it this … Continue reading Sunday Salon, 5/5/2019