Monthly Archives: November 2022

#TBRChallenge – Lies: The Conductors by Nicole Glover

TweetI chose The Conductors by Nicole Glover for the “Lies” theme because it’s a murder mystery. However, it turned out to fit the theme in other ways as well: many of the suspects rewrote themselves and their lives to some … Continue reading

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My October Reading Log

TweetFiction: Homicide and Halo-Halo by Mia P. Manansala is second in a cozy mystery series; I have not read the first book, but was easily able to follow the story. Protagonist Lila Macapagal has returned to the cozy small town … Continue reading

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“Cut Flowers,” Ivor Gurney

TweetCut Flowers Not in blue vases these Nor white, cut flowers are seen But in the August meadows When the reaper falls clean – And the shining and ridged rows Of cut stalks show to the eye As if some … Continue reading

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Rutabagas and Unicorns: The Windflower by Laura London

TweetThis essay was written in 2012 for Heroes and Heartbreakers; it is no longer available there, as the site is defunct. I’m posting the essay again because Sharon Curtis passed away on September 4, 2022. Every lady of breeding knows. … Continue reading

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