Rewind ~ The Rope Trick

The Rope Trick by Lloyd Alexander Lidi is a brilliant magician, able to perform all manner of astonishing illusions. But one trick eludes her, the greatest in the world: the rope trick. And only one person can teach it to her: the legendary magician Ferramondo. On her quest to find him, she joins up with … Continue reading Rewind ~ The Rope Trick

Rewind ~ The Ghost Writer

For ten years I kept a LiveJournal. There are a bunch of notes on books and movies and TV that I'd like to move over to The Writerly Reader. REWIND will be those notes. The Ghost Writer by John Harwood Viola Hatherley was a writer of ghost stories in the 1890s whose work lies forgotten … Continue reading Rewind ~ The Ghost Writer

Retro Review ~ The Line Between

The Line Between by Peter S. Beagle   The long-awaited sequel to the popular classic The Last Unicorn is the centerpiece of this powerful collection of new tales from a fantasy master. As longtime fans have come to expect, the stories are written with a grace and style similar to fantasy's most original voices, such … Continue reading Retro Review ~ The Line Between

Throwback Thursday ~ The Silent Gondoliers

Throwback Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by The Housework Can Wait and Never Too Fond of Books! Noting that book blogging often focuses on new releases, here’s how Throwback Thursday works: Pick any bookish or literary-related media (or non-media item) released more than 5 years ago. Write up a short summary of the book … Continue reading Throwback Thursday ~ The Silent Gondoliers

Throwback Thursday ~ No Country for Old Men

Throwback Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by The Housework Can Wait and Never Too Fond of Books! Noting that book blogging often focuses on new releases, here’s how Throwback Thursday works: Pick any bookish or literary-related media (or non-media item) released more than 5 years ago. Write up a short summary of the book … Continue reading Throwback Thursday ~ No Country for Old Men

Throwback Thursday ~ The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl

Throwback Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by The Housework Can Wait and Never Too Fond of Books! Noting that book blogging often focuses on new releases, here’s how Throwback Thursday works: Pick any bookish or literary-related media (or non-media item) released more than 5 years ago. Write up a short summary of the book … Continue reading Throwback Thursday ~ The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl

Throwback Thursday ~ Much Ado About Nothing

Throwback Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by The Housework Can Wait and Never Too Fond of Books! Noting that book blogging often focuses on new releases, here’s how Throwback Thursday works: Pick any bookish or literary-related media (or non-media item) released more than 5 years ago. Write up a short summary of the book … Continue reading Throwback Thursday ~ Much Ado About Nothing