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Book Jackets: Wide Eyed Women Edition

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The Red Skull [1908]

Here in the bowels of the earth, under the bed of the ocean, in almost complete darkness, and with a raving madmen and murderer struggling with another criminal — the position was enough to unsettle the sanest human being. — … Continue reading

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Food for thought….

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In Plain Sight, Kathryn Casey. William Morrow, $7.99.

Kathryn Casey is America’s greatest living True Crime writer, period. The reason for this is simple — Casey has a firm grasp of the most important ingredients for any writing, fiction or non. First and foremost is character, and her … Continue reading

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Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 by Ryan H. Walsh

This isn’t really a review, it’s more like a rave. I just finished Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 by Ryan H. Walsh, and it’s already one of my favorite books of all time, the kind I buy multiple … Continue reading

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Recent Staff Favorites from the Superior Center for Literocity

This book has rendered me almost speechless. I immediately fell into the story; the writing is electric and thirst-quenching, and the narrative itself pulls you along with it until you are no longer able to differentiate your own thoughts from … Continue reading

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Mignon Eberhart: Forgotten Titan

She knew that something was happening in the house. To me that line, the first one from 1944’s Escape the Night, is probably the ultimate Mignon Eberhart sentence. Eberhart, little remembered today, was once called “America’s Agatha Christie,” and wrote … Continue reading

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This book which addresses a host of themes with insight, humor, and compassion, will be with me literally and figuratively always. 

About THE COVER Darcie was just a housewife…with three men on her mind. She cooked and cleaned for Thad and was glad to see him when he came home at night, but he could just as well be Chuck.Sometimes she … Continue reading

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Another Wholly Enchanting Work For the Extremely Literate

Gary’s public relations job meant getting the top scientific brains to join his firm. And his formula for winning them over was simple: FREE WHEELING SEX! First Printing 1963 By ART ENTERPRISES, INC.

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This novel gives one pause to question just about everything we take for granted about ourselves

A high-tension suspense story with a macabre atmosphere that will keep plenty of space between the reader and the back of his chair. [1946]

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