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[675] The Chatham School Affair - Thomas H. Cook

” She died many years after the affair had run its frightful course, and by then much had changed in all our lives: the large house on Myrtle Street no more than a memory, my father living on a modest pension, Chatham School long closed, its door locked, its windows boarded, the playing fields gone to weed, all its former reputation by then reduced to a dark and woeful legacy. 390 more words

Books

Spot-Lit for August 2014

Here’s our fiction selector’s curated list of noteworthy August releases. Click the titles below and then the Full Display button to read summaries or reviews or to place titles on hold. 275 more words

Fiction

Dont Get Too Attached Here - SPOILER ALERT!

Ok, this post contains a spoiler alert. If you have NOT READ the prologue of Steven King’s MR. Mercedes, and you intend to do so… STOP READING THIS POST! 260 more words

NYC

Juicy Fruit

“Take a good long look,” said the US Marshal next to me as I gazed out the airplane window. “You’ll never see this place again.” Underneath the jacket folded over my arms, I could feel the handcuffs cutting into me. 150 more words

Writing

Book Review: The Roses Underneath by C.F. Yetmen

The Roses Underneath
C.F. Yetmen
Ypsilon & Co. Press, January 2014
ISBN 978-0-615-86836-3
Trade Paperback

Having never known the horrors, it is impossible to imagine the seemingly insurmountable challenge of rebuilding life in war-ravaged Germany. 478 more words

Full Reviews

Saddle Buddies (Flash Fiction)

Saddle Buddies
By Russ Towne

Sam and Joe met in Saint Louis when they were both on their way to gold country. Sam was headed west to help a brother build a ranch on land they’d just bought, and Joe was off to seek his fortune. 108 more words

Short Stories

The Bell Jar :: Sign Ups & Starting Post

For July, I’ve chosen The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.

I’m posting the reading schedule (which will help you get through the novel on time). Below is the starting video for this read-a-long. 199 more words

Read-a-Long