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An Inquiry Into Love and Death by Simone St. James

Genre: Paranormal romance/Mystery
Audience: Adults
Harsh Language/Sexual Situations : Some Lanugage and One Sexual Scene

Barnes and Noble Synopsis: After her uncle Toby, a renowned ghost hunter, is killed in a fall off a cliff, Oxford student Jillian Leigh mustĀ drive to the seaside village of Rothewell to pack up his belongings. 463 more words

Book Reviews

"Milenberg Joys" - McKinney's Cotton Pickers (1928)

A Youtube repost.

“According to Jelly Roll Morton, Walter Melrose (his publisher) “inserted words to some of my hit tunes without my knowledge or permissionā€ (including Milenberg Joys). 85 more words

Jazz

VV5 - Painting the Clouds With Sunshine

For our fifth show, presenter Simon Partridge chose a “weather” theme for all the songs – “on account of us having had so much of it recently!” he said. 605 more words

Music

My New Favourite Book

It is so pretty. Seriously. If you love the ’20s you NEED this book.

Little Egypt by Lesley Glaister

‘Little Egypt’ by Lesley Glaister tells the story of twin siblings, Isis and Osiris, and their childhood in the 1920s. Living in a large family home called Little Egypt, their eccentric parents, Evelyn and Arthur, set off to search for the fabled tomb of Herihor, leaving the twins in the care of their housekeeper Mary and their uncle Victor. 270 more words

Books

A Woman is not just a Woman

Dear pulp fans and 20th century lovers,

as time goes by, my semester reaches the end. We already learned a lot about pulp magazines – a genre I was not even aware of when the semester started. 132 more words