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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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We work with top educators and librarians to select the finest books for every age

Here sin was not a pleasure to be lightly accepted; rather, a thing to be worked at for a livelihood, to be accomplished with all the loathsome viciousness dredged up from the secret places in the warped souls of people … Continue reading

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Book of the month from the Great Lakes Center for Literocity!

He came out of the backwoods to thrill sophisticated city women. But one girl proved an even wilder creature than he! DEPOSITED WITH THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1964 “This book struck an everlasting chord in me — it left me … Continue reading

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The Romance of Old Books

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from The Adventures of Sinbad by Gyula Krudy

It was at this time, one autumn night — just as the bloodshot moon was sitting like a tipsy old man in the branches of the poplar tree, when all manner of intangible shadows flitted from garden to garden so … Continue reading

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