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'Cabs leave at midnight': Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

Blogging hiatuses (hiatii?) are not good for anyone. Including myself. I apparently go quite insane if I don’t scribble down my thoughts about things literary and sundry. 653 more words


Virtual Haunted Tour-The Patrick Henry

The Patrick Henry, located in downtown Roanoke was initially built in 1925. The 300 room hotel operated until 1968 at which point some of the hotel rooms were converted into apartments, making the structure 121 units. 214 more words

Impossible Nostalgia?

Driving one night (and keep in mind this happens often, but this one time inspired me to write this), I was listening to a radio station that plays everything from turn-of-the-century jazz to swing to big band to 50’s rockabilly and crooners.  326 more words

The Diviners by Libba Bray Review

When I first started this book, my expectations were rather high; however, after reading halfway through, they had hit pit-bottom. Now that I’ve finished the book, I have decided on a final verdict for The Diviners. 525 more words


Book of the Week - Fallen Beauty

Hello gentle reader,

this week I’ve been reading FALLEN BEAUTY by Erika Robuck (published in March 2014 by NAL Trade). It’s a Historical novel set in 1920’s New York. 218 more words

EM Castellan